New Insights Into Brain's Connectivity In Neurological Disorders
Diffusion-Tensor MRI enables us to understand how neurological disorders affect the connections between the brain's deep white matter and its network of fibers.
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Women in Rural India Register Dramatic Gains In Nutrition
Anemia is a leading cause of maternal deaths in India. In young children, anemia and other forms of malnutrition can irreversibly damage physical growth and brain function.
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Video games really do alter the brain function of our youth
A study that was recently published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience entitled Neural Basis of Video Gaming: A Systematic Review showed that playing video games can alter...
4 hours ago - Natural News
Slowing gait could be early signs of cognitive decline linked to shrinking hippocampus
The connection between slowed walking speed and declining mental acuity appears to arise in the right hippocampus, a finger-shaped region buried deep in the brain at ear-level...
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Study highlights effects of psychosocial stress in adolescent brain
Recent findings indicated associations between hyperactive amygdala responses and regions responsible for emotional processing with high levels of psychosocial stress in...
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Brain Stimulation Doesn't Beat Meds For Depression
Novel treatment may need to be tailored to each patient, mental health expert says
10 hours ago - Web MD
Mother pregnant with twins diagnosed with stage 4 cancer
Danielle Dick, 31, from Goddard, Kansas, was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma skin cancer in April. She was 17 weeks pregnant with twins when the masses were found in her brain...
10 hours ago - Daily Mail
Study provides insights into how the brain assigns credit for causality
When you do something right, you can't learn anything from your success without a system in the brain for assigning credit to whatever action led to the desired outcome.
13 hours ago - News Medical
There's No Known Limit To How Long Humans Can Live, Scientists Say
Last October, scientists made a splash when they determined that on average, people can only live for about 115 years . That was the magic age at which the human body and brain...
14 hours ago - Time - 2 articles
Brain signals deliver first targeted treatment for world's most common movement disorder
Researchers have delivered targeted treatment for essential tremor - the world's most common neurological movement disorder - by decoding brain signals to sense when patients...
14 hours ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
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Could Teenage Weight Gain be Linked to Stroke Risk in Adulthood?
Eighty percent of overweight teens more likely to suffer from high blood pressure and a stroke in adulthood.
Breast Cancer: Family and Friends May Influence Treatment Decisions
Breast cancer is the abnormal proliferation of cells in the breast. A new study finds family and friends to likely influence the patient's treatment decisions.
President Trump likely to sign popular agro-terrorism bill
President Donald J. Trump is shortly expected to sign H.R. 1238, also called the “Securing our Agriculture and Food Act,” to coordinate efforts to defend U.S. food, agriculture...
Resveratrol compound in grapes found to kill cancer stem cells
The answer to preventing colon cancer could be literally dangling in front of you. That is, if you're in a vineyard. Scientists have recently discovered that grapes could hold...
Demand for Medical Cosmetic Procedures Increasing Worldwide
The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has released the results of its annual Global Aesthetic Survey for 2016. The United States ranks No. 1 for total number...
Why I Refuse to Watch What I Eat on Vacation
I am not one of those people who can eat whatever I want and never gain weight. I've also been lucky to have never seriously struggled with my weight. However, like most adult...
Which of these are you?
When it comes to our nutrition, most of want to eat better, we just don't know how. What really makes a change and gets us ready to break out of our old bad eating routines we...
Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure Declined in US
Efforts to improve outpatient treatment and prevention measures have successfully reduced the number of heart failure patients needing hospitalization.
Protozoa and Giardia: The Most Common Causes of Waterborne Outbreaks
In developed countries, protozoa of the genera Cryptosporidium and Giardia are among the most common causes of waterborne diarrhoeal outbreaks.
Experts Still Trying to Make Sense of How Seizures Start and Spread
Epilepsy is a fairly common neurological disorder that affects 50 million people around the world. In the United States, it affects about 3 million people.