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The Best Exercises for Brain Health

May 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: The Best Exercises for Brain HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Cognitive Decline Eventually Affects Everyone, Just Not To The Same Extent

May 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
You must remember this: Just about everybody experiences some changes with their memory in their later years. “Most of us lose some of our brain cells after we hit 65 or so, and it’s considered perfectly normal,” said Jo Cleveland, M.D., professor of gerontology and geriatric medicine at Wake Fores......
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AbbVie halts enrollment after brain cancer trial misses goal, shares fall

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
AbbVie Inc said on Friday it has halted enrollment of patients in all ongoing studies testing its brain cancer treatment after the drug failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage trial....
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Many Older Americans Expect To Lose Brainpower, Poll Finds, But Most Don't Ask Doctors About Preventing Dementia

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Many Americans in their 50s and early 60s are worried about declining brain health, especially if they have loved ones with memory loss and dementia, a new national poll finds. But while the majority of those polled say they take supplements or do puzzles in an effort to stave off brain decline, ve......
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New Hearing Aid May Solve 'Cocktail Party' Problem

May 17, 2019 , WebMD
The device would rely on an emerging technology called "auditory attention decoding" (AAD). AAD simultaneously monitors a person's brainwaves and the sound around...
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Experimental Brain-Controlled Hearing Aid Decodes, Identifies Who You Want To Hear

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Our brains have a remarkable knack for picking out individual voices in a noisy environment, like a crowded coffee shop or a busy city street. This is something that even the most advanced hearing aids struggle to do. But now Columbia engineers are announcing an experimental technology that mimics t......
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Norwalk Hospital's New Telestroke Program Delivers Critical Stroke Care Faster Than Ever

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When someone has a stroke, minutes count, and delivering treatment as fast as possible is critical to preventing severe brain damage and death. That’s why Norwalk Hospital — a nationally accredited Primary Stroke Center — recently launched a telestroke program. With telestroke, neurologists can remo......
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Sudoku, Crosswords Could Make Your Brain Years Younger

May 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Sudoku, Crosswords Could Make Your Brain Years YoungerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Brain Bleed Risk Puts Safety of Low-Dose Aspirin in Doubt

May 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Brain Bleed Risk Puts Safety of Low-Dose Aspirin in DoubtCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Light physical activity might help keep the brain young

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
A recent study suggests that light physical activity may help stave off signs of aging in the brain....
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Comedian Tim Conway, 85, Dies of Brain Disorder

May 15, 2019 , WebMD
Comedian Tim Conway, a co-star of The Carol Burnett Show in the 1970s, has died of the brain disorder normal pressure hydrocephalus. He was...
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Brain Researchers Seek 'Fingerprints' Of Severe Mental Diseases

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers from McLean Hospital and Yale University have published findings of their study of large-scale systems in the brain, findings that could improve understanding of the symptoms and causes of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression, and other mental illnesses. Their paper, "Functional C......
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Study Touts New Method To Reduce Cognitive Side Effects Of Brain Cancer Radiation Treatment

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In hopeful news for brain cancer patients, researchers from the University of California, Irvine and the University of Lausanne in Switzerland have discovered how an experimental technology called FLASH radiotherapy dramatically reduces the adverse cognitive side effects unleashed by traditional rad......
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Signs of Suicidal Thoughts Seen in PTSD Brains

May 15, 2019 , WebMD
The investigation raises the possibility that at some future point new treatments could be developed to reduce suicide risk in this vulnerable group of...
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These common health problems could be early signs of Parkinson's

May 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Do you move around a lot during your sleep? Or have you lost your sense of smell? New insights into Parkinson's disease suggest that these might be the early signs of changes in the brain that mean you are at greater risk of developing Parkinson's....
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Scientists Spot Chemical Signs of Suicidal Thoughts in Brains of Those With PTSD

May 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Scientists Spot Chemical Signs of Suicidal Thoughts in Brains of Those With PTSDCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Without heart disease, daily aspirin may be too risky

May 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For people without heart disease, taking a daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks and strokes may increase the risk of severe brain bleeding to the point where it outweighs any potential benefit, a research review suggests....
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Prepare Yourself For The Shock Of Mass Implantable Brain Technology

May 13, 2019 , Forbes
Get ready for one of the most controversial tech developments of our...
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The Majority Of People Are Fine With Brain Doping, As Long As You Don't Call It That

May 11, 2019 , Forbes
A new study shows that people are more likely to accept colleagues use of cognitive enhancing drugs as long as it's phrased as "fueling" rather than...
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Brief EMS Training Saves Lives After Brain Injury

May 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Brief EMS Training Saves Lives After Brain InjuryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2019 12:00:00...
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