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Why Is Maria Shriver Passionate About Protecting Your Brain Health?

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
Every 65 seconds a brain is impacted by Alzheimer's disease, and two-thirds of them belong to women. Maria Shriver explains why women are at the center of this global health crisis — and may also hold the key to unlocking a...
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AI And MRIs At Birth Can Predict Cognitive Fevelopment At Age 2, UNC Study Finds

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine used MRI brain scans and machine learning techniques at birth to predict cognitive development at age 2 years with 95% accuracy. “This prediction could help identify children at risk for poor cognitive development shortly after birt......
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These sports are most likely to send kids to ER with brain injuries

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Almost 2 million children and teens -- an average of 283,000 each year -- were seen in emergency rooms across the United States for traumatic brain injuries between 2010 and 2016, according to a new government report....
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Forgetting Uses More Brain Power Than Remembering

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Choosing to forget something might take more mental effort than trying to remember it, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin discovered through neuroimaging. These findings, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, suggest that in order to forget an unwanted experience, more attention s......
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Majority Of 18-34 Year Old Americans Are Struggling With Their Mental Health According To New Research

Mar 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As Brain Awareness Week (March 11-17) begins today, Total Brain, the world's first brain optimization platform, announces new research that shows 76% of 18-34 year olds admit they are struggling with their mental health but only 1 in 4 currently receive professional help. This statistic is based on......
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Doctors pray for sick as blackout batters Venezuelan hospitals

Mar 12, 2019 , Reuters
Maria Rodriguez's daughter has spent a month in Caracas's J.M. de los Rios children's hospital with hydrocephalus, a buildup of spinal fluid in the brain, but staff there have faced an uphill battle treating the girl because of a nationwide power outage....
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Could An Eye Doctor Diagnose Alzheimer's Before You Have Symptoms?

Mar 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A quick eye exam might one day allow eye doctors to check up on both your eyeglasses prescription and your brain health. A study of more than 200 people at the Duke Eye Center publishing March 11 in the journal Ophthalmology Retina suggests the loss of blood vessels in the retina could signal Alzhe......
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Brain Stimulation Improves Depression Symptoms, Restores Brain Waves In Clinical Study

Mar 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
With a weak alternating electrical current sent through electrodes attached to the scalp, UNC School of Medicine researchers successfully targeted a naturally occurring electrical pattern in a specific part of the brain and markedly improved depression symptoms in about 70 percent of participants in......
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Healthy Diet While Young, Healthy Brain in Middle Age

Mar 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Healthy Diet While Young, Healthy Brain in Middle AgeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Could Common Germs Be Tied to Alzheimer's?

Mar 08, 2019 , WebMD
As Alzheimer’ progresses, amyloid beta proteins build up in parts of the brain. They clump together to form hardened plaques that disrupt the way the brain...
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Sperm Retrieved From Brain Dead West Point Cadet

Mar 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Sperm Retrieved From Brain Dead West Point CadetCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/6/2019 12:00:00...
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The Sneaky Way Estrogen Drives Brain Metastasis In Non-Estrogen-Dependent Breast Cancers

Mar 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Triple-negative breast cancers are more likely than other breast cancer types to metastasize and are especially likely to go the brain in younger women. Researchers have tested various hypotheses to explain this danger. One idea that has gotten little attention is the thought that estrogen might be ......
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Less-Invasive Procedure Helps Surgeons Pinpoint Epilepsy Surgical Candidates

Mar 07, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A minimally invasive procedure to determine whether patients with drug-resistant epilepsy are candidates for brain surgery is safer, more efficient, and leads to better outcomes than the traditional method, according to new research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHeal......
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Allina Health implements PatientWisdom's platform, Children's of Alabama employs Locus Health's remote care apps, and more digital health deals

Mar 07, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Also: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center announces machine learning research program funded by AWS; OneDigital Health Benefits inks deal with Total...
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Novel Sleep Index, Wakefulness May Predict If Patients Able To Breathe On Their Own

Mar 06, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Critically ill patients are more likely to be successfully weaned from a mechanical ventilator, or breathing machine, if they have higher levels of wakefulness and both their right and left brains experience the same depth of sleep, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic......
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Robots Without Borders: Finding New Ways To Treat Ebola

Mar 06, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
TRANSCRIPT [MUSIC: “Fortress Europe” by Dan Bodan. Used with permission of YouTube Audio Library.] OWEN PERRY: Remember the Ebola scare that dominated the news just a few years ago? [SOUNDBITES from NPR’s Hidden Brain, “Don't Panic! What We Can Learn From Chaos”] UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER #2: "total......
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New Study Reinforces Sleep Apnea-Alzheimer's Link

Mar 05, 2019 , WebMD
It isn't clear if sleep apnea causes the buildup of protein tangles in the brain that are a sign of Alzheimer's, or if the increased protein helps cause the apnea, the researchers...
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Certain parenting behaviors may tune baby brains to angry tones

Feb 28, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Parents who are very controlling when interacting with their infants may increase the likelihood that their babies tune in to angry voices, a new study shows....
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Parkinson's drug trial offers glimmer of hope for brain cells

Feb 27, 2019 , Reuters
An experimental drug could offer hope for restoring damaged brain cells in Parkinson's patients, scientists said on Wednesday, although they cautioned that a clinical trial was not able to prove the treatment slowed or halted the neurodegenerative disease....
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Keytruda May Help Put Melanoma Into Remission

Feb 27, 2019 , WebMD
Keytruda is the drug responsible for the remission of former President Jimmy Carter's cancer in 2015. Carter, then 90, had melanoma that spread to his brain and liver. Treatment with Keytruda appears to have cured...
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