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Scientists use cannabidiol as a Trojan horse to deliver medications to the brain

Scientists use cannabidiol as a Trojan horse to deliver medications to the brain

27 minutes ago   |   Natural News

Cannabidiol is a compound in marijuana that offers a wealth of health benefits without causing the “high” traditionally associated with cannabis. CBD oil is quickly becoming...
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Healthy Aging: Being Mindful of Brain Health

Healthy Aging: Being Mindful of Brain Health

1 hour ago   |   The Life Extension

Regan Jones, RD As a registered dietitian nutritionist, I'm confronted regularly with a wide variety of people with health-related inquiries. But for all the ways we differ in...
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Breast Cancer Brain Metastases: New Initial Therapies

2 hours ago   |   Medscape

Studies show that targeted agents and immunotherapy may prove to be effective treatments. Medscape Oncology
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Strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease impairs function of human microglia

7 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

A study carried out with a new human stem cell-derived model reveals that the most prevalent genetic risk factor of Alzheimer's disease , apolipoprotein E4 , impairs the...
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Social isolation in adolescence disrupts brain development, mice study shows

7 hours ago   |   News Medical

Female mice housed alone during adolescence show atypical development of the prefrontal cortex and resort to habitual behavior in adulthood, according to new research published...
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Researchers identify potential target for diabetes-associated Alzheimer's disease

7 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Researchers have identified a protein that may contribute to the progression of Alzheimer's disease pathology in type-2 diabetes, reports a new study of male mice and human...
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Chemist explores link between Alzheimer's and copper protein molecules in brain cells

10 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

A University of Houston chemist is exploring the link between copper protein molecules in brain cells and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's.
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Herbal remedies for improving dilation of blood vessels in the brain

Herbal remedies for improving dilation of blood vessels in the brain

13 hours ago   |   Natural News

Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome is a rare condition caused by the sudden tightening of blood vessels that supply oxygen to the brain. It is characterized by...
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NFL players more likely to die of heart, brain-related disease than MLB players

16 hours ago   |   Healio

Former professional football players had higher all-cause, cardiovascular, neurodegenerative and mortality rates vs. former professional baseball players, according to findings...
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Tea improves brain circuits, structure and memory

17 hours ago   |   News Medical

A recent study showed that people who drink tea regularly have brains which function better and also show a greater degree of organization. This could strengthen the case for...
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Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women's PLACENTAS for...

Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women's PLACENTAS for the first time

Researchers led by Hasselt University in Belgium scanned flesh from the placentas of 28 women who lived in areas with varying levels of pollution and found they all had black... Read more ...

Making Major Decisions While Being Hungry is a Bad Idea

Making Major Decisions While Being Hungry is a Bad Idea

You might want to avoid making any important decisions about the future while being hungry. Read more ...

Positive Experiences With Teachers or Neighbors can Save Long-term Health of...

Positive Experiences With Teachers or Neighbors can Save Long-term Health of Kids Who Face Trauma

Adverse childhood experience can lead to poor health later in life. Positive experiences could work as an anecdote to counter and overcome trauma. Read more ...

The 10 women who beat breast cancer

The 10 women who beat breast cancer

The survivors, from Lincolnshire, aged from 47 to 81 and including eight blood relatives, won their battle after 15 years. Joyce Waite, 78, was the first to be diagnosed in 2002. Read more ...

Cancer Cells Exhibit Cannibalism to Survive Chemotherapy: Here's How

Cancer Cells Exhibit Cannibalism to Survive Chemotherapy: Here's How

Cancer cells can survive chemotherapy by resorting to cannibalism. This behavior provides them with the energy resources to stay alive and cause tumor relapse after the... Read more ...

Needle-free patch could 'protect against flu as effectively as a traditional...

Needle-free patch could 'protect against flu as effectively as a traditional vaccine'

Scientists from the University of Rochester gave the patch (pictured, alongside a traditional vaccine) to mice for between 18 and 36 hours. The animals 'initiated a robust... Read more ...

Mother begs people to donate blood as her two-year-old is only being kept...

Mother begs people to donate blood as her two-year-old is only being kept alive by transfusions

Steph Davidson's daughter Adeline relies on blood transfusions while she waits for a bone marrow transplant. Adeline, from Scotland, has low levels of platelets and red and... Read more ...

Gut Bacteria may Influence Your Blood Sugar Levels: Here's How

Gut Bacteria may Influence Your Blood Sugar Levels: Here's How

Bacteria living in your gut may negatively influence your blood sugar levels, reveals a new study. Read more ...

New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionize the Future of Cancer Surgery

New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionize the Future of Cancer Surgery

New imaging technology uses the way light from lasers communicates with cancerous and healthy tissues to distinguish between them in real-time. Read more ...

Being a Night Owl can Make Teen Girls More Fat

Being a Night Owl can Make Teen Girls More Fat

Are you a night owl? Watch out, poor sleep and staying up late at night can cause excess weight gain among teen girls. Read more ...