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'Pregnancy Changes A Woman's Brain'

'Pregnancy' Re-Wires A Woman's Brain For Motherhood, What We Need To Know!

By Carrie Winters - Dec 20, 2016 07:06 AM EST

A new research indicates that "pregnancy" changes a woman's brain. This change could last up to two years and is said to be a change towards the mother and child bonding.

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Stem Cell Research By Stanford Researchers Makes Stroke Patient Walk

By Dipannita - Jun 05, 2016 08:22 AM EDT

A team of Stanford researchers has been left "stunned" by the outcome of the experiment that they carried out on stroke patients. The researchers injected stem cells into the brain of the stroke patients and discovered that the experimental treatment restored the motor function in a few patients.

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Amazing MRI Scans Show Brains with Schizophrenia Trying To Self-Repair!

By Jenn Loro - May 31, 2016 09:03 AM EDT

A new international study brings hope to people suffering from schizophrenia- a mental illness characterized by delusions, chaotic thought patterns, and frequent hallucinations. Researchers reveal that the brains of schizophrenic patients show signs of self-repair based on MRI scans which could lead to possible treatments in the future.

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Michael Schumacher Health Status News and Rumors: F1 Driver Reacting To Treatment; Is There Hope For Him?

By Jenn Loro - May 31, 2016 08:58 AM EDT

Former Ferrari Chief Luca Di Montezemolo has recently spoken about Michael Shumacher’s latest health update saying that the F1 legend is reportedly ‘reacting’ to treatments. What this statement actually means remains a mystery following a media blackout on his condition as per family’s request.

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Mobile Phone Usage Linked To Cancer and Growth of Brain Tumors

By Jenn Loro - May 30, 2016 11:02 AM EDT

Partial findings released by the US National Toxicology Program reveal that mobile phone usage is somehow linked to cancer and growth of brain tumors. However, some experts remain unconvinced as there have been no reports of dramatic surge in cancer cases since mobile handsets came into widespread use in the 90’s.

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Brain-Dead Toddler Gets Court Grant for More Life Support

By Jenn Loro - May 22, 2016 09:28 PM EDT

A mother of a two-year-old brain-dead toddler is getting a weekend reprieve from the court to keep her son life support while she looks for an alternative facility. Meanwhile, the hospital argues that patient’s case is irreversible and keeping him on life support would rob him of a dignified death.

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Eye Scans for Alzheimer's disease May Detect Earlier Symptoms of Disease

By Jenn Loro - May 17, 2016 01:59 PM EDT

Newly developed eye scan called optical coherence tomography (OCT) may offer new hope of detecting early signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. By assessing beta-amyloid protein buildup in the retina, doctors may now have enough time window to prepare for a treatment before the onset of major symptoms.

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Alzheimer's Disease Can Be Prevented With Exercise

By Jenn Loro - May 03, 2016 12:56 PM EDT

A new study links physical activities to lowered risks of having memory impairments like Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The study reveals that the more physically active a person becomes, the more grey matter he has- grey areas are regions in the brain responsible for many of our critical cognitive functions like speech and memory.

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Low-Carb Diet Reduces Lifespan And Energy Supply To Tumors

By R. Siva Kumar - Apr 17, 2016 09:11 AM EDT

Low-carb diets can fight common brain cancer in adults by reducing nutrient supply to tumors, says a study on mice models of glioblastoma.

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Implantable Device In Brain May Destroy Plaques That Lead To Alzheimer's Disease

By R. Siva Kumar - Mar 19, 2016 11:09 AM EDT

Scientists tried to implant a capsule to releases antibodies that may help to strengthen a patient's immune system against Alzheimer's disease.

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Men are Better with Directions than Women, Study Says

By Cheri Cheng - Dec 09, 2015 04:55 PM EST

According to a new study, men have a better sense of direction than women.

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Khloé Kardashian Breaks Silence after Lamar Odom Makes ‘Miraculous’ Recovery

By Cheri Cheng - Oct 20, 2015 02:58 PM EDT

Khloé Kardashian has finally released a statement about her estranged husband, Lamar Odom.

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Cancer Meds Sharpen Memory in Dementia Study

By Deepthi B - Oct 06, 2015 01:44 PM EDT

According to a recent research conducted by Rutgers University and published in the Journal of Neuroscience, the drug RGFP966 primarily used to treat cancer, appears to have the potential to keep the brain cells alive and enhance memory.

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Red Wine Can Fight Alzheimer's If You Can Down 1,000 Bottles A Day!

By Peter R - Sep 13, 2015 05:17 PM EDT

In participants with Alzheimer's who were given resveratrol equivalent in quantities found in 1,000 bottles of red wine a day, the progress of dementia was halted.

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