Finnish research project probes stigma of the paranormal

Based on population research, more than half of people in the Western world have had at least one experience that might be called “paranormal.” So why then do we hear so little about them?

Hautahuistomerkki Hietaniemen hautausmaalla.
Image: Kalevi Rytkölä / Yle

A discussion at the popular “Night of Science” event in late January drew a large crowd to Helsinki University Library café. The theme of the talk was paranormal experiences in Finland.

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Neurontin and Lyrica are a Death Sentence for New Brain Synapses : Shocking Study

by Ann Blake-Tracy

A shocking study shows that these two drugs block the formation of new brain synapses1, drastically reducing the potential for rejuvenating brain plasticity – meaning that these drugs will cause brain decline that apparently robs one of the ability to rebuild. The study demonstrating this type of brain damage with these two drugs came out in 2009 but apparently the media has been very lax in getting any of this information to the public – most likely because they do not want to jeopardize their advertising income from this company.

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