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Scientists report evidence of immune response targeting brain cells in autism

1 hour ago   |   News Medical

Autism spectrum disorders affect one in 59 American children by age eight. With no known quantitative biological features, autism diagnoses are currently based on expert...
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Study shows link between high-fat diet and earlier appearance of Alzheimer's markers in the brain

1 hour ago   |   News Medical

Once it begins, Alzheimer's disease progresses systematically and aggressively, attacking victims on multiple fronts. But scientists studying the disease operate the same way...
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Rare sex-specific brain cells found in male and female mice

1 hour ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Caltech researchers have discovered rare brain cell types that are unique to male mice and other types that are unique to female mice. These sex-specific cells were found in a...
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Researchers find behavioral, biological similarities between compulsive overeating and addiction

1 hour ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Does yo-yo dieting drive compulsive eating? There may be a connection. According to Boston University School of Medicine researchers the chronic cyclic pattern of overeating...
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Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

2 hours ago   |   Web MD   |   6 articles

Nearly all foods made for babies contain at least one toxic heavy metal that can harm brain development, according to a large new study that tested 13 different types of baby...
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BARseq builds a better brain map

3 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

A brain mapping technique called BARseq is capable of mapping thousands of neurons in a single mouse, at single neuron resolution, while also detailing which neuron expresses...
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Male and female mice have different brain cells

3 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Scientists discover that a brain region known to control sex and violence contains rare cell types that differ in male versus female mice.
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Newly introduced BARseq technology can be used to expand the brain map

4 hours ago   |   News Medical

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Professor Anthony Zador has taken the next step in his quest to solve exactly how the brain is wired.
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Evidence of behavioral, biological similarities between compulsive overeating and addiction

5 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Does yo-yo dieting drive compulsive eating? There may be a connection. According to researchers the chronic cyclic pattern of overeating followed by undereating, reduces the...
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95% Of Baby Foods Tested In U.S. Contain Toxic Metals

95% Of Baby Foods Tested In U.S. Contain Toxic Metals

5 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy   |   2 articles

The majority of baby food sold in the United States contains lead, arsenic, cadmium, and/or mercury According to a new report released on Thursday, October 17, 2019, the food...
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Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

Nearly all foods made for babies contain at least one toxic heavy metal that can harm brain development, according to a large new study that tested 13 different types of baby... Read more ...

Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study

Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study

Being calm and mature as teen were each associated with roughly a 10% reduction in adult dementia risk. Read more ...

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

Young and middle-aged adults with post-traumatic stress disorder have an increased risk of stroke, new research suggests. Read more ...

Medicare for All Would Actually Be ‘Medicare for None,' HHS Secretary Alex...

Medicare for All Would Actually Be ‘Medicare for None,' HHS Secretary Alex Azar Argues at TIME 100 Health Summit

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called Medicare for All a “utopian” and “simplistic” approach to health care that would actually become... Read more ...

Alarming report reveals youth suicide has risen 56% in the past decade

Alarming report reveals youth suicide has risen 56% in the past decade

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's report on violent deaths shows that while homicides have fallen since 2000, suicides among 10- to 24-year-olds have risen sharply. Read more ...

95% Of Baby Foods Tested In U.S. Contain Toxic Metals

95% Of Baby Foods Tested In U.S. Contain Toxic Metals

The majority of baby food sold in the United States contains lead, arsenic, cadmium, and/or mercury According to a new report released on Thursday, October 17, 2019, the food... Read more ...

Nicotine Addiction May Lead to Diabetes

Nicotine Addiction May Lead to Diabetes

Cigarette smoking has been proved fatal time and again, and now this notorious habit is linked to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Read more ...

PTSD Doubles Infection Risk in Patients

PTSD Doubles Infection Risk in Patients

PTSD affected people have a staggering 1.8 times the risk of having any infection compared with those without PTSD. Read more ...

Daily blue light exposure from smartphones and tablets 'could be taking...

Daily blue light exposure from smartphones and tablets 'could be taking years off people's lives'

A new study from Oregon State University found, in research conducted on flies, that blue light emitted from smartphones damages brain neurons as well as the retina at the back... Read more ...

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Reveal Their New Baby In The Sneakiest Way

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Reveal Their New Baby In The Sneakiest Way

Congratulations to Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds on the arrival of their third little girl Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are notoriously private about their personal lives... Read more ...