neurology

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Promising Research For Facial Blindness

Facial blindness has always been a mystery but Stanford researchers have isolated the problem to a specific part of the brain.

06/18/2015

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The Mystery Of Yawning

Why do we yawn, and furthermore, why is yawning contagious? Have you asked yourself that question? I know that I have done it many times.

05/26/2015

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Injured Brain May Distort Reality

It is one of the strangest cases of our brain impacting our perception of reality. It is called anosignosia.

05/21/2015

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Singing Makes You Smarter

Learning to sing promotes structural changes in the brain that help you learn.

04/29/2015

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Stomach Issues Related To Brain Issues

Research on the connection between your gut and your brain is still in its infancy.

04/22/2015

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Understanding Thirst

We are creatures dependent on water. There is no doubt that our bodies tell us when we need water by making us thirsty and desirous of more. But how does thirst work?

01/28/2015

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Strokes Demand Timely Treatment

Each year, over half a million people experience a stroke for the first time. Today many things can be done at the hospital to help.

01/19/2015

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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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