A look at the top medical headlines for the week of October 6, 2019.

Medical Notes: Week of October 6, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of October 6, 2019.

19-39 Segment 2: Mirror Touch Synesthesia

Mirror Touch Synesthesia

Dr. Joel Salinas has mirror touch synesthesia, a condition involving cross-wiring in the brain. The result is that visual stimuli prompt a response in his touch system. He literally feels it when people experience pain. Salinas discusses how this strange condition works and how he is able to use it in diagnosis.

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of September 8, 2019.

Medical Notes: September 15, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of September 15, 2019.

TBI’s, Personality Change, and Marriage

Traumatic brain injury can profoundly change the injured in personality and temperament, as well as physically and cognitively. Spouses bear the brunt of these changes to the point many feel like they’re living with a stranger. Two experts and the spouse of a TBI victim discuss the many ways life changes after an injury and what can help to get them through the ordeal.

Medical Notes: Week of April 21, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of April 21, 2019.

Medical Notes: Week of March 3, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of March 3, 2019.

Medical Notes: Week of February 17, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of December 30, 2018.

17-51 Segment 1: Staying Calm in Stressful Times

Meditation and mindfulness could be in even more demand as civility declines and stress increases. An expert explains how it works.

17-34 Segment 2: Multitasking: Practically Impossible

Researchers discuss why our brains can't do two things at once, and why supertaskers may be different.

16-25 Segment 1: Waking Up In The Future

It's rare for people to lose their memory of past events. An expert discusses why doctors believe it occurs, and a woman to whom it happened recounts her experience.

15-30 Segment 1: Your Brain With Tinnitus

  Synopsis: Scientists have discovered that tinnitus, or "ringing in the ears," involves many more areas of the brain than just those involved with hearing. Experts explain why the findings mean it will be difficult to develop treatments for tinnitus, and what sufferers can do now. Host: Reed Pence. Guests: Dr. Richard Salvi, Distinguished Professor … Continue reading 15-30 Segment 1: Your Brain With Tinnitus