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333 Articles Matching "brains"

This is your child's brain on books: Scans show benefit of reading vs. screen time

Jan 17, 2020 , CNN Health
Scans of preschoolers' brains show a stark difference in brain development when read to by a parent as compared to when they are playing on screens alone, studies show....
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Public Health Roundup: The Mysterious Diplomat Illness, CRISPR’d Pigs, Vaping Deaths And More

Dec 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers have long been stumped about a mysterious set of symptoms that affected more than a dozen diplomats. New tests offer clues to what's happening in their brains, even though doctors still haven't found a cause. In other public health news: gene-editing, infertility, driving under the influence of marijuana, and...
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Meth Is Far More Potent Than It Ever Was Before But States Can’t Use Opioid Funds To Fight The Rising Crisis

Dec 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Nationally, since late last year, meth has turned up in more deaths than opioid painkillers. But in some instances, advocates hands are tied in trying to combat it. In other public health news: Alzheimer's, athletes' brains, food fetishes, racial health gaps, and...
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Differences Found in Brains of Kids Born to Depressed Parents

Dec 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Differences Found in Brains of Kids Born to Depressed ParentsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Athletes have healthier brains that can actually hear better, study says

Dec 10, 2019 , CNN Health
Listen closely: Can you hear that noisy static in your brain?...
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Birth Control Pill May Alter Part of Women's Brains

Dec 05, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Birth Control Pill May Alter Part of Women's BrainsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/4/2019 12:00:00...
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Top 8 Predictions That Will Disrupt Healthcare in 2020

Dec 05, 2019 , Forbes
Every year, our team of futurists, analysts, and consultants at Frost & Sullivan's Transformational Healthcare Group comes together to brainstorm and predict the themes, technologies, and global forces that will define the next 12 to 18 months for the healthcare...
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Cards, Board Games Could Be a Win for Aging Brains

Dec 03, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Cards, Board Games Could Be a Win for Aging BrainsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/2/2019 12:00:00...
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They Had Half Their Brains Removed. Here's What Happened After

Nov 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: They Had Half Their Brains Removed. Here's What Happened AfterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Statins Won't Harm Aging Brains, and May Even Help

Nov 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Statins Won't Harm Aging Brains, and May Even HelpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2019 12:00:00...
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Roche tests 'brain shuttle' in humans in Alzheimer's project

Nov 12, 2019 , Reuters
Roche is testing its "brain shuttle" in humans, with the Swiss drugmaker hoping to rejuvenate the theory that removing amyloid plaques from the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease will prove effective despite repeated failures....
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Too Much Screen Time May Be Stunting Toddlers' Brains

Nov 07, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Too Much Screen Time May Be Stunting Toddlers' BrainsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/6/2019 12:00:00...
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Too Much Screen Time May Stunt Toddlers' Brains

Nov 06, 2019 , WebMD
Toddlers who spend loads of time looking at tablets, smartphones or TVs may be changing their brains, and not for the...
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Looking At The Way We Walk Can Help Predict Cognitive Decline

Oct 31, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The way people walk is an indicator of how much their brains, as well as their bodies, are aging. Scientists reporting in a special supplement to the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (JAD) say that gait disorders, particularly slowing gait, should be considered a marker of future cognitive decline. Th......
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Mice Brains May Be Too Different From Humans’ To Be Accurate Research Model, Study Says

Oct 29, 2019 , Forbes
New research has found key differences between the cerebellum of mice and that of humans....
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The Real Story About Organoids: What You Should Know About “Brains In A Dish”

Oct 28, 2019 , Forbes
Brain organoids have been big news the last few years, but what do we really know about them? Separating science fact from fiction, a panel of neuroscientists discuss the real story, ethical implications and future direction of the so-called "brains in a...
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How Long Is It Safe To Play Football? CTE Risk, Severity Increases With Years Played, Study Shows

Oct 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The study in the Annals of Neurology reported athletes who played more than 14.5 years were 10 times more likely to develop the brain-wasting disease, though several players with careers 15 years or longer were found not to have CTE. Public health news looks at a possible virus behind a rare disease paralyzing children, eye exams aided by smartphones, the toll chronic stress plays on blood sugar levels, unsafe sleeping positions while pregnant, a popular video game's impact on children's...
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When Income Drops, Young Adults' Brains May Suffer

Oct 05, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: When Income Drops, Young Adults' Brains May SufferCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/4/2019 12:00:00...
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Toes Become Fingers in the Brains of 'Foot Painters'

Sep 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Toes Become Fingers in the Brains of 'Foot Painters'Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Fitter Bodies Make for Healthier Brains, Study Finds

Sep 13, 2019 , WebMD
If you're looking for incentives to hit the gym, new research suggests that staying in good shape may help preserve brain structure, boost memory, and improve the ability to think clearly and...
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