NeuroServo’s portable EEG could become a better way to detect delirium

by Amirah Al Idrus When Nicolas Tremblay put three electroencephalogram (EEG) electrodes into a baseball cap, he was trying to build a tool to track focus in children with ADHD. He was pitching the device at a health hackathon last October when a nurse from the Montreal Heart Institute approached him with an idea: WhatContinue reading “NeuroServo’s portable EEG could become a better way to detect delirium”

$5 Insanity’: 5 Crazy Facts About Flakka

A new drug that gives people superhuman strength, but leads to violent delusions, is gaining attention. The drug, which has the street name of Flakka, is a synthetic stimulant that is chemically similar to bath salts. Flakka is fast developing a reputation for what seem to be its nasty side effects, including a tendency toContinue reading “$5 Insanity’: 5 Crazy Facts About Flakka”