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Testing And Treating Dementia

We need to screen for dementia because there are things we can do to slow down progress and possibly buy time until better drugs come along.

12/05/2014

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Early Intervention Limits Damage From Stroke

The effects of a stroke depend on several things including the location of the damage and how much of the brain is affected.

11/25/2014

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Study of Fight Or Flight May Benefit Those Who Suffer From Anxiety

Researchers are looking at what parts of the brain control the ‘fight or flight’ response.

10/27/2014

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Brain Cells Recognize Celebrities

We know there are brain cells in specific parts of the brain that seem to turn on only in response to pictures or individual images.

10/17/2014

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Five Steps To Reducing Risk Of Stroke In Women

A study of over 32,000 women has been released that takes a look at what can be done to reduce the incidence of stroke.

10/14/2014

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Stress May Play A Role In Alzheimer’s

According to new research, stress and personality may influence a person’s lifestyle choices, which could lead to Alzheimer’s.

10/08/2014

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More Evidence Of Long Term Damage Done By Concussions

A study by the nation’s largest brain bank found evidence of a degenerative brain disease in 76 of 79 former football players it examined.

10/06/2014

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One In Seven Americans Suffers From Sleep Drunkenness

It’s a phenomenon called “Sleep Drunkenness” or “Confusional Arousal.” For the one out of seven Americans who do suffer from this, it’s a major issue.

08/26/2014

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Study Sheds Light On ‘Sleep Drunkenness’

You’ve heard of sleep apnea and sleepwalking, but what about “sleep drunkenness”?

08/25/2014

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Emotions Influence Health

Depression, stress, anxiety, and other emotional states really do affect your cardiovascular health.

07/25/2014

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Simple, Do-At-Home Test Could Save Your Life

A new, simple test that can be done at home might help save the lives of people with irregular heartbeats.

07/24/2014

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Singing May Make You Smarter

Learning to sing promotes structural changes in the brain that help you learn and think quicker on your feet.

07/14/2014

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Addiction May Be Neurological Disorder

Researchers believe that chronic alcoholics may drink, in part, to alleviate a deficit in serotonin.

06/25/2014

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Bilingual Stimulation Good For The Brain

An Italian study found babies who grow up in a bilingual home may enjoy greater mental flexibility before they even learn to talk.

06/10/2014

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Addiction Researchers Zero In On Amino Acids In The Brain

If there’s a way we can attack addictions, try to understand them and deal with them, so much the better. Researchers say Amino acids in the brain may be key.

03/07/2014

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