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Weight loss in Alzheimer's patients is linked to a decrease in glucose metabolism in the brain

Weight loss in Alzheimer's patients is linked to a decrease in glucose metabolism in the brain

1 hour ago   |   Natural News   |   3 articles

New research from the multimodal neuroimaging for Alzheimer's disease diagnosis study, which is implemented at the National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology and is...
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Hang up and drive: Cell phone radiation may explain road rage it lowers impulse control and disrupts the blood-brain barrier

Hang up and drive: Cell phone radiation may explain road rage it lowers impulse control and disrupts the blood-brain barrier

1 hour ago   |   Natural News

Aside from the possibility of being distracted and being prone to causing accidents on the road, people who drive while using their cellular phones are at greater risk of radio...
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Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

1 hour ago   |   Natural News   |   3 articles

In a study of data gathered on 270 cognitively normal older adults between the ages of 62 and 90, called the Harvard Brain Aging Study, scientists from Brigham and Women's...
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Using computer model to visualize brain's internal valuation system

2 hours ago   |   News Medical

Shopping in a supermarket can sometimes be an agony of choice. So many foods to choose from! And yet, we don't take hours to decide what we like to eat. Most of the time, we...
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Study suggests new treatment strategy for deadly brain cancer

2 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

In a study of mice and human brain tumors researchers at the University of the Michigan, Ann Arbor, searched for new treatments by exploring the reasons why some patients with...
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Health Officials Are Worried That ‘Zombie Deer Disease' Could Someday Spread to Humans

3 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Officials are worried that a prion disease spreading among deer in the U.S. may someday threaten the health of humans. Chronic wasting disease , which is nicknamed “zombie deer...
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Researchers capture altered brain activity patterns of Parkinson's in mice

4 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

The tell-tale tremors of Parkinson's disease emerge from abnormal activity in a brain region crucial for voluntary movement.
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Girl whose brain tumor left her paralyzed and blind 'cured' after treatment with experimental drug 

Girl whose brain tumor left her paralyzed and blind 'cured' after treatment with experimental drug 

6 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Kaitlyn Dorman, 17, from Baltimore, Maryland, was diagnosed with pilocytic astrocytoma, a childhood brain tumor, when she was nine years old. An experimental drug has 'cured'...
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Altered brain activity patterns of Parkinson's captured in mice

6 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Researchers pinpoint how brain activity changes in mouse models of Parkinson's disease, hinting at what may drive symptoms in humans.
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Brain's primitive sensory region also participates in sophisticated learning

6 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Neuroscientists have revealed that a simple brain region, known for processing basic sensory information, can also guide complex feats of mental activity. The new study...
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Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Eating five or more weekly servings of nuts also appears to lower the risk of premature death from heart disease or any other cause by about one-third for people with type 2... Read more ...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

In a study of data gathered on 270 cognitively normal older adults between the ages of 62 and 90, called the Harvard Brain Aging Study, scientists from Brigham and Women's... Read more ...

This 30-Minute Workout Playlist Is SO Good - and Then Beyoncé Takes It to...

This 30-Minute Workout Playlist Is SO Good - and Then Beyoncé Takes It to Another Level

Thirty minutes. That's really all you need to get in a good workout and stay on top of your health goals. Yet some days even 30 minutes feels like a chore. But what if we told... Read more ...

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart defect. Read more ...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by 25%, study says 

A new study from UC San Diego found that women who sat for uninterrupted long periods of time had a 52% higher risk than those who sat for the same amount of time but in short... Read more ...

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Fake news is scripted, staged, planned, promoted, and never retracted after being revealed as such. Fake news appears in many forms, including on television, via social media... Read more ...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of Independence, Says Study

Studies provide new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . Read more ...

FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood

FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood

A number of clinics are already offering transfusions of young blood plasma with the promise it stops aging, but the procedure is unproven and done by 'bad actors, the FDA... Read more ...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss

Using the gene-editing technology CRISPR, scientists at the University of North Carolina switched on a muted gene in mice embryos, which were then born with no trace of the... Read more ...

A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating...

A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and depression

Scientists have learned a lot about most of the body's organs over the years. The growing body of knowledge on the liver, heart, lungs and kidneys has enabled many people to... Read more ...