1. bickern

    Failure of the brain

    Neurologists say Dementia should be called "failure of the brain," because the other names are nebulous and do not show the severity of the disease to most people. As the patient's brain slowly dies, they change physically, lose the ability to speak, and the caregivers are often in shock, and...
  2. IbrahimAbi

    Brain Drain

    Excerpt from an article in today's Hurriyet:- It started long before Turkey’s July 15, 2016 military coup attempt. Slowly but steadily, young professionals, entrepreneurs, engineers, academics and new graduates started leaving their home country in search of a better future. Many of the...
  3. Mushtaq

    Daily dose of cannabis extract could reverse brain's decline in old age?

    Researchers have come up with an unusual proposal to slow, or even reverse, the cognitive decline that comes with old age: small, daily doses of cannabis extract. The idea emerged from tests on mice which found that regular, low doses of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the main psychoactive...
  4. Spurs

    Brain washed by parents.

    It gets no better, just another avenue for our security forces to go down. 'Radicalised' schoolgirl must leave family home - judge - BBC News
  5. U

    "Appallomine" - The shock/horror chemical in your brain

    From Turkey File, a blog by a New Zealand prof in Istanbul. A blog well worth reading for a balanced view of Turkey I?m Pretty Near Appalled Out! | Turkey File Turkish neuro-scientists have identified a chemical in your brain that produces the "shock/horror" response. In the intermediate...
  6. bickern

    Measure your Brain Age

    You know that it is important to exercise your body but what about your brain? Measure your Brain Age in 2 minutes by playing some games. Do some fun brain exercises. Measure your current brain age. Start experiencing a quicker, clearer & more flexible brain. Free Brain Age Games: Home Mine...
  7. kemerkid

    Brain Study

    Good example of a Brain Study: If you can read this you have a strong mind. And better than that: Alzheimer's is a long, long, ways down the road before it ever gets anywhere near you. 7H15 M3554G3 53RV35 7O PR0V3 H0W 0UR M1ND5 C4N D0 4M4Z1NG 7H1NG5! 1MPR3551V3 7H1NG5! 1N 7H3 B3G1NN1NG 17...
  8. willip

    couple of brain teasers

    couple of brain teasers to kick start the brain in the New Year. TWO TOUGH QUESTIONS Question 1: If you knew a woman who was pregnant, Who had 8 kids already, Three who were deaf, Two who were blind, One mentally retarded, And she had syphilis, Would you recommend that she undergoes...
  9. J

    Business ideas - Brain storming

    I want to start a new business in Akbuk, small to keep me occupied and not get bored for my retirement... Not in construction and not in catering as there are plenty of those....! My ideas are as follow: 1- Car Rental/Airport Transfers Akbuk has already four shops that do just that but would a...
  10. arrian

    Brain Study!!

    can you read this? i did!
  11. J

    HELP please.. On flights before my brain explodes..

    Hi all my daughter is getting married in North cyprus in october and some of the family are coming from Scotland. Ideally they were going to come over to Mersin turkey (adana airport closest) for a week to stay with me before returning back to the UK after the wedding but prices just seem to go...
  12. teresa

    Forums make you brain dead

    I have been a member of this forum for a long time and it has outlasted all my other forum memberships. I have picked up a lot of information and continue to do so BUT.... I cannot stress enough that I feel that if something is really important to you personally - check it out for yourselves...
  13. ausfost

    brain transplant?

    Relatives gathered in the hospital waiting room, where their family member lay gravely ill. Finally, the doctor came in looking tired and sombre. “I’m afraid I’m the bearer of bad news,” he said as he surveyed the worried faces. “The only hope left for your loved one at this time is a brain...
  14. bickern

    this will sharpen your brain and stall dementia for years

    The answers are at the bottom........... 1. A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires. The second is full of assassins with loaded guns. The third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years. Which room is the...
  15. bickern

    Test your Brain

    Don't cheat. Test your Brain This is really cool. ALZHEIMER'S EYE TEST (I love this part.. its absolutely amazing!) Count every "F" in the following text: FINISHED FILES ARE THE RE SULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTI FIC STUDY COMBINED WITH THE EXPERIENCE OF...
  16. J

    Test Your Brain

    Test Your Brain This is really cool. The second one is amazing so please read all the way though. ALZHEIMER'S' EYE TEST Count every ' F ' in the following text: FINISHED FILES ARE THE RE SULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTI FIC STUDY COMBINED WITH THE EXPERIENCE OF YEARS.... (SEE BELOW)...
  17. arrian

    Brain Op-AWAKE!!!!!!

    i'm not particularly squeamish, but i'm not sure i could do this!! BBC News - Orkney woman conscious during brain tumour operation
  18. D

    a brain wave --rental Didim?

    İ am considering moving my wife's parents to sunny Didim for perm. living but we have no idea of what life will be like in winter-if we like it there we will buy a place-this is a cheeky idea and is relating to next auntumn onwards--does anyone want their place house sat next winter so we can...
  19. arrian

    bullet in the brain?

    how lucky is this man? BBC News - Mystery over Manchester gardener with bullet in brain
  20. R

    A Dogs Brain

    Its very interesting to have insight into how our dogs brain actually work. Found this article. THE BRAIN AND SENSES THE DOG'S BRAIN SYNTHESIZES, interprets, and acts on all the information it receives from the senses. Although the brain of an average dog accounts for less than half a per...
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