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Study finds why some people with brain markers of Alzheimer's never develop dementia

3 hours ago   |   News Medical

A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer's never develop the classic dementia...
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Psychologist to assess how the brain maintains precise short-term and long-term memories

3 hours ago   |   News Medical

A person's general intelligence and ability to understand language are reliant on the brain's ability to maintain precise information acquired over a short period of time.
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Researchers find mechanism that prepares brain to replicate repeated actions

5 hours ago   |   News Medical

Researchers in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins Medicine report that a computerized study of 36 healthy adult volunteers asked to repeat...
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Cigarette Smokers may Find It Difficult to Cope With Stress: Study

Cigarette Smokers may Find It Difficult to Cope With Stress: Study

5 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Ability to cope with stress gets affected in case of smokers when a particular type of cannabinoid CB1 receptor become less in the brain due to smoking addiction, finds a new...
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Characteristic neuroimaging findings in a patient with sensorineural hearing loss

7 hours ago   |   Pediatric Neurology

A 1- year-old boy was evaluated in the neurology clinic for an abnormal brain magnetic resonance imaging scan. He was born full term to a primigravida mother. Fetal...
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Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome is the Best Term for this Condition

7 hours ago   |   Pediatric Neurology

Nonne1 first used the term pseudotumor cerebri in 1904 for cases which mimicked intracranial tumors with signs and symptoms of increased intracranial pressure, but no tumor was...
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AI robot can draw what you're thinking by reading your brain impulses

AI robot can draw what you're thinking by reading your brain impulses

8 hours ago   |   Natural News

A team of scientists at the Research Center for Brain-Inspired Intelligence in Beijing, China recently developed a technique to decode perceived images by analyzing data from...
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Stress during pregnancy increases risk of mood disorders for female offspring

11 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

High maternal levels of the stress hormone cortisol during pregnancy increase anxious and depressive-like behaviors in female offspring at the age of 2, reports a new study...
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The eyes may have it, an early sign of Parkinson's disease

11 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

The eyes may be a window to the brain for people with early Parkinson's disease. People with the disease gradually lose brain cells that produce dopamine, a substance that...
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How people use, and lose, preexisting biases to make decisions

11 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

From love and politics to health and finances, humans can sometimes make decisions that appear irrational, or dictated by an existing bias or belief. But a new study uncovers a...
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How to Identify Risk of Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy?

How to Identify Risk of Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy?

A blood test done early in the first trimester of pregnancy can help women make lifestyle changes even before gestational diabetes can develop. Read more ...

Coal Miners at High Risk of Developing Deadly Lung Fibrosis

Coal Miners at High Risk of Developing Deadly Lung Fibrosis

Coal miners are at an increased risk of developing progressive massive fibrosis. Coal mine operators and coal miners need to be educated about the harmful effects of coal mine... Read more ...

Man told he'd never walk or talk because of rare disease stuns doctors with...

Man told he'd never walk or talk because of rare disease stuns doctors with mobility

Macauley Collinson, from Lancaster, suffers with the rare Moebius Syndrome - a rare neurological condition which affects the nerves controlling facial expression and eye movement. Read more ...

Patients are discussing their conditions online instead of seeking...

Patients are discussing their conditions online instead of seeking professional help, experts warn 

Experts say web giants such as Facebook and Instagram had a 'moral duty' to help the 'cash strapped' NHS reach troubled young people in the UK. Read more ...

New cancer pill stops tumor cells repairing - making them weaker

New cancer pill stops tumor cells repairing - making them weaker

Researchers based at the Francis Crick Institute in London and Oxford University are developing a drug that blocks the ability of tumour cells to repair themselves. Read more ...

Gene-to-gene Interaction can be Understood Better With the New Statistical...

Gene-to-gene Interaction can be Understood Better With the New Statistical Method

Gene-to-gene Interaction can be understood better with the New Statistical Method- AA9int. This method can be used to evaluate gene-to-gene interactions associated with cancer... Read more ...

NHS misses its two-week cancer referral target for first time ever

NHS misses its two-week cancer referral target for first time ever

NHS figures also reveal the number of suspected cancer patients who start treatment within 62 days of GP referral dropped from 82.3 per cent at the beginning of the year to... Read more ...

Organ Donation Following Neurologic and Circulatory Determination of Death

Organ Donation Following Neurologic and Circulatory Determination of Death

Objectives: To describe important considerations during the process of caring for critically ill children who may be potential organ donors and supporting the family during the... Read more ...

Weight Loss: More Protein can Reduce Fatty Liver

Weight Loss: More Protein can Reduce Fatty Liver

Increase in dietary protein is linked to reduce the liver's fat content in people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease . Read more ...

US approves first generic competitor to Mylan's $600 EpiPen 

US approves first generic competitor to Mylan's $600 EpiPen 

The US Food and Drug Administration granted approval to Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals to market its generic epinephrine auto-injector for emergency treatment of allergic... Read more ...