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Brain Cancers Achilles’ Heel Is A Protein

By Peter R - Jun 14, 2015 05:12 PM EDT

Regulating the protein CDC20 can restrict brain growth by as much as 95 percent.

Lymphatic Systems (Old and New)

Researchers Discover Previously Unknown Immune Connection To The Brain

By Peter R - Jun 06, 2015 11:56 PM EDT

The discovery is set to alter textbooks and help throw light on some of the less understood aspects of conditions like Alzheimer's and multiple sclerosis.

Sleep

Sleep Can Help Snore Away Gender and Racial Bias: Study

By Peter R - May 29, 2015 06:23 PM EDT

By tweaking the memory consolidation process, researchers at UT Austin successfully helped study participants unlearn bias.

Klay Thompson, James Harden

NBA Playoffs: Warriors Klay Thompson passes First Concussion Tests

By Cheri Cheng - May 29, 2015 02:40 PM EDT

The Golden State Warriors expect Klay Thompson to be ready for Game 1 of the finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Alzheimer's Disease

Study Finds Depression Ups Risk of Parkinson's Disease

By Peter R - May 23, 2015 06:23 PM EDT

The risk is as high as 1.1 percent for people with depression compared to 0.4 percent for people not depressed.

Erik Sorto robotic Arm

Brain Implants Gives New Life To a Paralyzed Man

By Kamal Nayan - May 22, 2015 11:35 AM EDT

A man who is paralyzed from the neck down has had a chip implanted in his brain that allows him to control a robotic arm with this thoughts.

Savant Syndrome

Nearly Fatal Brain Injury Turns Colorado Woman Rancher Into GENIUS

By Peter R - May 16, 2015 05:08 AM EDT

Leigh Erceg acquired Savant Syndrome and developed enhanced cognitiion. But she also lost memory of the past and does not remember anything from before the injury in 2009.

Hydrogel

Stem Cells Protected in Hydrogel Can Repair Brain Damage: Study

By Peter R - May 15, 2015 03:47 PM EDT

Researchers in Canada showed that hydrogel not only helps stem cells survive but also repair tissue damage.

The Dress

Scientists Solve The Mystery of #thedress, Call It As One Of The Most Dramatic Examples of Color Perception

By Kamal Nayan - May 15, 2015 05:06 AM EDT

Looking at #TheDress, some people saw white and gold stripes while others saw blue and black stripes. However, the original photo, posted on Tumblr, actually had pixels of blue or brown.

Baby Angel

Brain Dead Woman, 22, Delivers Son in Coma

By Peter R - May 01, 2015 10:17 AM EDT

Twenty-two year old Karla Perez suffered a brain bleed at 24 weeks gestation. She was kept alive on life support for six weeks before she could deliver.

Alcohol

Teen Drinking Dents Adult Memory, Study

By Peter R - Apr 30, 2015 10:09 AM EDT

Duke researchers have shown alcohol causes memory problems in the brains of adolescents as they grow older.

Sleep

More Sleep Can Repair Dementia Caused by Alzheimer's

By Peter R - Apr 27, 2015 06:56 PM EDT

Research on fruit flies has shown that sleep two or three extra hours a day could help repair memory loss.

Stroke

How Air Pollution Causes Stroke and Shrinks Brain, Revealed

By Peter R - Apr 25, 2015 05:13 PM EDT

Particulate matter 2.5 are associated with an increased risk of stroke causing deep brain infarcts.

Tinnitus

Tinnitus Ring Not Imaginary. Exists in the Brain, Study Finds

By Peter R - Apr 25, 2015 03:40 PM EDT

A new study has found that the Tinnitus involves large portions of the brain and treatment principles practised today may have to be revised.

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"Evil Twin Sister" Embryo Discovered Growing in Woman's Brain After Surgery to Fix Reading Problems

By Maria Slither - Apr 24, 2015 09:35 AM EDT

A woman from Indiana is found out to have a teratoma in her brain from her surgery that is supposed to take out a brain tumor.

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