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315 Articles Matching "brains"

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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Fitter Bodies Make for Healthier Brains, Study Finds

Sep 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Fitter Bodies Make for Healthier Brains, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Organoids Grown In Labs Can Now Generate Brain Waves, But Scientists Warn They’re Not Scaled-Down Baby Brains

Aug 31, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The clusters of brain cells grown in labs might teach lessons about how brain disorders like autism are developed but researchers say there's a lot more going on in human brains than the organoids can mimic. Public health news is on infection-causing scopes, ketamine overdoses, hormone therapy dangers, rural hospital closures, and...
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Surgeon General Warns of Marijuana Risk in Pregnancy, Youth

Aug 31, 2019 , RxList
The United States surgeon general wants to counter what he calls a "false perception" of the safety of marijuana, emphasizing the risk to a fetus' developing brain — and the growing brains of children and teens — as a result of the more potent forms of the drug often sold...
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A mission to Mars could cause learning impairment and anxiety, study says

Aug 26, 2019 , CNN Health
On a long-term spaceflight mission to Mars, astronauts will be continuously exposed to low-dose radiation in deep space. A new study found that this exposure can cause impairments in the brains of mice, resulting in learning and memory issues as well as anxiety....
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Scans Reveal 'Smoldering' Spots in Brains Touched by MS

Aug 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Scans Reveal 'Smoldering' Spots in Brains Touched by MSCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Tight Blood Pressure Control Could Help Save Aging Brains

Aug 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Tight Blood Pressure Control Could Help Save Aging BrainsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Depression, Alzheimer's Share Home in Aging Brains

Aug 13, 2019 , WebMD
The analysis revealed a significant link between worsening depression symptoms and mental decline over two to seven years, and both of these trends seemed to be linked to a buildup of amyloid protein in brain...
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Depression, Alzheimer's Might Be Part of Same Process in Some Aging Brains: Study

Aug 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Depression, Alzheimer's Might Be Part of Same Process in Some Aging Brains: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Families Worried About Alzheimer’s Turn To Expensive PET Scans For Early Diagnosis, But Test Has Downsides, Experts Warn

Aug 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The test, which reveals if amyloid is forming in the brain, can cost $5,000 to $7,000 and isn't covered by insurance. But don't rush to judgement, experts warn: amyloid occurs commonly in older people’s brains, yet not everyone with amyloid will develop dementia. Nor does a negative PET scan mean someone won’t develop dementia. Public health news also looks at: racism, binge drinking, trust in science, stylish clothes for disabled teens, heatstroke, sun screen safety, alternative pain...
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New Scans Show ‘Something Happened To The Brain’ Of Diplomats Who Were Stationed In Cuba But Mystery Remains

Jul 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The medical mystery around the symptoms the diplomats experienced deepens with new research on their brains. But the nature and cause of that trauma were not clear, as it did not resemble the signature of more familiar brain injuries such as repeated concussions or exposure to battlefield...
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New research finds differences in the brains of US embassy staff after Cuba mystery attacks

Jul 24, 2019 , CNBC Health
A new study shows differences in the brains of U.S. embassy staff who endured mysterious attacks while in Havana, Cuba, between 2016 and...
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UK doctors reveal separation of twins joined at the head

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blood vessels, doctors said on Tuesday....
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Can A Font Improve Your Memory?

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
A new study has concluded that we really do have to work for our knowledge. When a piece of information is too easily and cleanly read, it can fail to engage our brains in the kind of deeper cognitive processing. Or stated in laymen’s terms: the more you focus on a task, the better you are at...
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Children's Brains Reorganize After Rpilepsy Surgery To Retain Visual Perception

Jun 05, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Children can keep full visual perception – the ability to process and understand visual information – after brain surgery for severe epilepsy, according to a study funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health. While brain surgery can halt seizures, it carries......
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Music Helps To Build The Brains Of Very Premature Babies

May 29, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In Switzerland, as in most industrialized countries, nearly 1% of children are born "very prematurely", i.e. before the 32nd week of pregnancy, which represents about 800 children yearly. While advances in neonatal medicine now give them a good chance of survival, these children are however at high ......
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AHA News: Mouth Bacteria Found in Stroke Patients' Brains

May 25, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Mouth Bacteria Found in Stroke Patients' BrainsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/23/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/24/2019 12:00:00...
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6 networking types to avoid—and avoid being

May 24, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Gathering to exchange war stories and business cards can be fun and even lucrative, but some people fail to bring along their manners—and their eye for less obvious opportunities. Business networking should go beyond cultivating potential customers. Keeping up to date on industry or sector developments, exchanging ideas or brainstorming challenges with others in your […] The post 6 networking types to avoid—and avoid being appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Early Life Exposure To Nicotine Alters Neurons, Predisposes Brain To Addiction Later In Life

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine in a study published “in press” April 24, 2019 in Biological Psychiatry. A......
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