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California is going after another dangerous pesticide: Chlorpyrifos has been linked to brain damage

California is going after another dangerous pesticide: Chlorpyrifos has been linked to brain damage

7 hours ago   |   Natural News

California is going after a very dangerous agricultural pesticide that has been linked to brain damage in children. At the end of this year, farmers will no longer be allowed...
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Cannabinoids cause changes in the brain that leads to deficiencies in social interaction

9 hours ago   |   News Medical

The nervous system comprises neurons and glial cells. Astrocytes are the most abundant among the glial cells.
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New Region of the Brain Associated With Decision Making

New Region of the Brain Associated With Decision Making

16 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Ventromedial thalamus may be linked to cost-benefit decision-making because it sends out signals to cortico-striatal neurons which are involved in cost-benefit decision-making.
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Does implementation of the PECARN rules for minor head trauma improve patient-centered outcomes in a lower resource emergency department: a retrospective cohort study

21 hours ago   |   BMC

Managing children with minor head trauma remains challenging for physicians who evaluate for the need for computed tomography imaging for clinically important traumatic brain...
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How learning an instrument can fine-tune your health

1 day ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Always wanted to play piano? Experts agree learning a new skill in adulthood provides us with both a brain workout and an all-important mental rest.
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Mark Zuckerberg mulling over "brain-controlling and implantable" tech, because controlling online speech isn't Orwellian enough by itself

Mark Zuckerberg mulling over "brain-controlling and implantable" tech, because controlling online speech isn't Orwellian enough by itself

1 day ago   |   Natural News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently raised a lot of eyebrows when he revealed that his company would like to develop a wearable device that is capable of reading people's...
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Mapping the decision-making pathways in the brain

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Scientists have identified a new area of the brain that could be involved in cost-benefit decision-making.
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Headstand yoga DOES NOT increase blood flow to the brain, study finds

Headstand yoga DOES NOT increase blood flow to the brain, study finds

1 day ago   |   Natural News

Researchers from Russia and the U.S. investigated the effects of Sirshasana on the flow of blood to the brain. Their findings were published in The Journal of Alternative and...
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Rapid Blood Protein Test can Detect Brain Injury in Minutes

Rapid Blood Protein Test can Detect Brain Injury in Minutes

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

A rapid blood test that can measure the levels of glial fibrillary acidic protein in the blood can be used to detect the severity of traumatic brain injury in 15 minutes.
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A Scientific First: How Psychedelics Bind to Key Brain Cell Receptor

1 day ago   |   UNC Healthcare   |   2 articles

This work, published in Cell and led by the UNC-Chapel Hill lab of Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD, sets the stage for the discovery of new kinds of antidepressants, anti-anxiety drugs...
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Youngsters barred from seeing their parents amid chaos over Covid...

Youngsters barred from seeing their parents amid chaos over Covid restrictions in care homes

A once-cheerful 35-year-old woman with a learning disability was physically held down by care home staff in the UK - after reaching for her mother's hand. Read more ...

CDK4/6 Inhibition Boosts PFS in Endometrial Cancer

CDK4/6 Inhibition Boosts PFS in Endometrial Cancer

Women with advanced, hormone receptor -positive cervical cancer lived more than twice as long without disease progression if they received the CDK inhibitor palbociclib in... Read more ...

Hundreds Gather On Steps Of Supreme Court To Honor RBG's Life

Hundreds Gather On Steps Of Supreme Court To Honor RBG's Life

Mourners gathered within hours of hearing about Ginsburg's passing As the heartbreaking news spread about the death of woman's rights champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg , crowds... Read more ...

Andhra Continues to Log Higher COVID-19 Recoveries

Andhra Continues to Log Higher COVID-19 Recoveries

Andhra Pradesh has been steady in clocking a higher number of COVID recoveries than the daily detection rate of new COVID infections, stated health officials. Read more ...

Use of the BESTest and the Mini-BESTest for Fall Risk Prediction in...

Use of the BESTest and the Mini-BESTest for Fall Risk Prediction in Community-Dwelling Older Adults Between 60 and 102 Years of Age

Background and Purpose: Reference values for the Balance Evaluation Systems Test and the Mini-Balance Evaluation Systems Test need to be established to predict falls in older... Read more ...

Around 93K COVID-19 Cases Take India Tally Across 53L

Around 93K COVID-19 Cases Take India Tally Across 53L

Continuing with its massive daily spike, India recorded 93,337 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking its overall tally across the 53-lakh mark, data from the Ministry... Read more ...

Safer UV Light Effectively Kills Coronavirus

Safer UV Light Effectively Kills Coronavirus

A safer ultraviolet light was found to effectively kill the virus causing COVID-19 pandemic, revealed researchers. Read more ...

US CDC Updates Guidelines on COVID-19 Testing For Asymptomatic People

US CDC Updates Guidelines on COVID-19 Testing For Asymptomatic People

Guidelines for testing asymptomatic people have been updated by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These guidelines further reinforce the need to test even the... Read more ...

Cancer Patients May Not Have Higher COVID-19 Risk: Study

Cancer Patients May Not Have Higher COVID-19 Risk: Study

Cancer patients do not get infected with COVID-19 than the general population and do not suffer from more severe disease symptoms, stated study. Read more ...

Up to 50% of people may already have immune cells that could fight coronavirus

Up to 50% of people may already have immune cells that could fight coronavirus

Tests done on donated blood in the US found that about 50 percent of the samples had immune T cells that reacted to coronavirus. Immune cells to similar viruses might protect... Read more ...