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The X-ray of Ms Liu's head that found a 1.8 inch needle lodged in her brain

1.8 Inch Needle Lodged in a Two Year Old’s Brain, Discovered After 46 Years

By Deepthi B - Sep 11, 2015 02:13 PM EDT

A 2 inch needle has been found lodged in a chinese woman's brain for 46 long years.

Smoking

Brain Stroke Has Shown The Way To Better Anti-Smoking Aids

By Peter R - Sep 09, 2015 11:51 AM EDT

A study on stroke victims claims that the insular cortex of the brain can be targeted to help smokers quit without experiencing severe withdrawal.

Prion, CJD

Prion Discovery: Rogue Proteins Linked to Neurodegenerative Diseases Similar to Parkinson's

By Peter R - Sep 02, 2015 05:01 PM EDT

Called Multiple System Atrophy, the disease is caused by mutant proteins called prions. Prions are also known to cause mad cow disease and CJD.

Michael John Riley Jr

Brain-Eating Amoeba Kills Teen Olympic Athlete

By Peter R - Sep 01, 2015 08:51 AM EDT

Houston teen Michael John Riley Jr, 14, succumbed to Naegleria fowleri on Sunday after a week-long battle.

Neuroticism

Here's Why The Neurotic Are Also Creative

By Peter R - Aug 28, 2015 03:38 PM EDT

A new study claims that neurotics have greater imagination and tend to brooders, consequently dwelling longer problems than others.

Omega-3 Supplements

Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements Don't Improve Brain Health: Study

By Peter R - Aug 26, 2015 12:40 PM EDT

A new study found that omega-3 fatty acid supplements could not stop cognitive decline in older adults, contrary to marketing claims often made to promote such supplements.

Research Reveals Watching Porn Regularly Affects Your Brain Deeply and Causes Addiction

Research Reveals Watching Porn Regularly Affects Your Brain Deeply and Causes Addiction

By Dustin Braden - Aug 14, 2015 08:13 PM EDT

Research Reveals Watching Porn Regularly Affects Your Brain Deeply and Causes Addiction

Testosterone

Testosterone Supplements Don't Help With Sex But Not Bad For Heart: Study

By Peter R - Aug 13, 2015 10:58 AM EDT

A new study found no sex benefits of older men taking testosterone supplements. The study also established that such supplements don't increase heart attack and stroke risk.

Coffee

Two Cups Of Coffee A Day Can Protect Brain Against Alzheimer's: Study

By Peter R - Aug 03, 2015 04:48 PM EDT

A new study claims that people who consume more than two cups or avoid coffee have higher risk.

 Naegleria Fowleri

Fatal Brain Eating Amoeba Now Invading Northern US, Courtesy Climate Change

By Peter R - Jul 25, 2015 05:05 PM EDT

Health experts blame rising summer temperature for Naegleria fowleri's presence in the north.

Research Reveals Watching Porn Regularly Affects Your Brain Deeply and Causes Addiction

Criminologists list the 5 Key Traits in Serial Killers

By Cheri Cheng - Jul 21, 2015 02:27 PM EDT

Criminologists have used science and modern technology to understand why certain people can murder others time after time.

 Naegleria Fowleri

California Woman Catches Fatal Brain Eating Bug After Swim

By Peter R - Jul 03, 2015 03:49 PM EDT

The 21-year-old died four days after her symptoms appeared following a Naegleria Fowleri infection.

Alzheimer's Disease

Onset Of Alzheimer's Can Be Ascertain Two Decades Before Symptoms: Study

By Peter R - Jun 29, 2015 12:16 PM EDT

Researchers claimed that performance in memory and cognitive tests can show if a person will develop the disease 18 years later.

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Joni Mitchell Health Update: Songstress Not Speaking Yet After Surgery For Brain Aneurysm Says Former Partner David Crosby

By Maria Slither - Jun 28, 2015 03:31 PM EDT

Joni Mitchell is not speaking yet and is still struggling to get back to her normal condition.

beach, fun, happy, swim

Triggering Positive Memories Can Treat Mental Illness, Mouse Study

By Peter R - Jun 18, 2015 01:09 PM EDT

Researchers trigger positive memories in mice with optical stimulus and show how the animals bounce out of depression.

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