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Invisibility

With a Paintbrush, Researchers Make People Invisible and Lower Anxiety

By Peter R - Apr 23, 2015 08:51 PM EDT

Researchers at Sweden's Karolinska Institute used an illusion to deceive the brain in believing the body was invisible. The altered state of mind helped lower social anxiety, researchers found.

Infants

Babies Four Times More Sensitive to Pain than Adults

By Peter R - Apr 21, 2015 03:27 PM EDT

A new study disproves existing notion that babies cannot feel pain as their brains are not adequately developed.

Sleep

Sleep Apnea Linked to Early Onset of Alzheimer's and Dementia

By Peter R - Apr 16, 2015 12:52 PM EDT

The study showed that treatment with CPAP devices can delay onset.

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Baby Brain' Does Not Exist; Forgetfulness During Pregnancy Is Not True: Study

By Maria Slither - Apr 10, 2015 12:27 PM EDT

A recent study debunked the idea of having a baby braiin during pregnancy. In the tests, pregnant women have the same performance with other women.

Visually impaired

Smartphone Digital Compass Could Restore Eyesight in Blind

By Peter R - Apr 05, 2015 06:43 PM EDT

Japanese researchers created a headgear with implantable electrodes that allowed rats to navigate like they could see.

Chocolate tartlets

High-fat Diets Can Damage Your Brain

By R. Siva Kumar - Mar 28, 2015 03:55 AM EDT

Scientists explain that if you eat high-fat food, you may be able to suffer the consequences in your brain.

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Boy With Autism Improves After Taking Antibiotics For Sore Throat

By Maria Slither - Mar 25, 2015 11:27 AM EDT

John Rodakis, a molecular biologist and venture capitalist, got its inspiration from his son with autism, to pursue further studies linking gut bacteria and the brain. It is from a firsthand experience with his son who is said to have improved after taking amoxicillin.

Malaria

Combating Brain Swelling Caused by Malaria can Save Lives

By Peter R - Mar 19, 2015 02:23 PM EDT

A new study shows malaria kills by causing the brain to swell, forcing the respiratory system to stop function.

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Chili Sauce Competition Saves Illinois Man From Brain Tumor

By Maria Slither - Mar 16, 2015 10:22 AM EDT

It is a serendipitous thing. Randy Schmitz joined a chilli sauce challenge at Flash Bang in South Carolina while on vacation when suddenly the chili has caused him seizures and an life-saving discovery.

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Smoking Cannabis Ruins Long Term Memory; Makes Brain Abnormally-shaped

By Maria Slither - Mar 14, 2015 09:49 AM EDT

In a recent study, it was found out that teenagers who smoke cannabis for three years may have long term memory problems.

Alzheimer’s disease

Could Ultrasound be the Elusive Cure to Alzheimer's Disease?

By Peter R - Mar 12, 2015 11:42 AM EDT

A new study has show ultrasound clearing brain plaques in mice studies and improve cognitive function.

Chopstick

Chinese Doctors Remove Chopstick From Baby's Brain

By Peter R - Mar 09, 2015 02:02 PM EDT

The baby fell nose-first on the chopstick when it got stuck in the brain.

Head transplant

Italian Surgeon Seeks to Attempt Controversial Head Transplant in Two Years

By Peter R - Feb 26, 2015 09:03 AM EST

The technique described by Dr. Sergio Canavero involves super cooling the head and body before actual transplant.

Bigger Brains

Crucial DNA That Makes Human Brains Bigger than Chimps Discovered

By Peter R - Feb 20, 2015 02:49 PM EST

Scientists inserted human DNA into mice to find that their brains grew 12 percent larger than what Chimp DNA could produce.

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