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Why is the brain disturbed by harsh sounds?

Neuroscientists have analyzed how people react when they listen to a range of different sounds, the aim being to establish the extent to which repetitive sound frequencies are considered unpleasant. Their results showed that the conventional sound-processing circuit is activated but that the cortical and sub-cortical areas involved in the processing of salience and aversion are also solicited. This explains why the brain goes into a state of alert on hearing this type of sound. Original Article…

Symptom: Painful Lump on Back of Head

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Yechiel Zagelbaum , DO

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(Sandy) Alex G: House of Sugar

The enigmatic songwriter’s latest album is full of vignettes that shift to reveal and conceal themselves in ways too unpredictable to be easily faked. It might be his best yet.
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American Society of Plastic Surgeons Names Lynn Jeffers, MD, MBA, FACS, as New President

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) named Lynn Jeffers, MD, MBA, FACS, as its new president. Dr. Jeffers took office at Plastic Surgery The Meeting, the Society’s annual scientific meeting, in San Diego and will serve for one year.Original Article…

How reliable are online reviews for plastic surgery?

While a doctor’s website is often reliable, there is nonetheless the potential for bias, so patients often rely on online reviews to offer “social proof.”Original Article…

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All of Us Research Program enrolls more than 200,000 core participants nationwide

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 20, 2019) – The California consortium, which includes UC Davis Health, just surpassed 23,000 core participants. Outreach efforts to roll  out in Davis, Elk Grove and the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center this October.
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School of Medicine Dean Allison Brashear seeks cure for rare neurological disorders

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 26, 2019) – Allison Brashear, UC Davis School of Medicine dean and world-renowned neurologist, discusses Rapid Onset Dystonia Parkinsonism (RDP) and Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC), both rare neurological disorders that she has been researching for more than a decade. 
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