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Viewpoints: Require Brain Exams For Presidents’ Physicals; Ensure Healthy Life For Babies; Are We Ready To Halt Spread of Disease?

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A selection of opinions on health care from news outlets around the...
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Brain Imaging Predicts Language Learning In Deaf Children

Jan 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a new international collaborative study between The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, researchers created a machine learning algorithm that uses brain scans to predict language ability in deaf children after they receive a cochlear implant. ......
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Writing A To-Do List May Help You Fall Asleep Faster

Jan 16, 2018 , Forbes
The benefits of writing are well-known, but making a to-do list before bed may help your brain “off-load”...
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Writing A 'To-Do' List May Help You Fall Asleep Faster

Jan 15, 2018 , Forbes
The benefits of writing are well-known, but making a to-do list before bed may help your brain “off-load”...
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Scientists Design Bacteria To Reflect 'Sonar' Signals For Ultrasound Imaging

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In the 1966 science fiction film Fantastic Voyage, a submarine is shrunken down and injected into a scientist's body to repair a blood clot in his brain. While the movie may be still be fiction, researchers at Caltech are making strides in this direction: they have, for the first time, created bacte......
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3-D Printing Creates Super Soft Structures That Replicate Brain And Lungs

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new 3D printing technique allows researchers to replicate biological structures, which could be used for tissue regeneration and replica organs. Imperial College London researchers have developed a new method for creating 3D structures using cryogenics (freezing) and 3D printing techniques. This......
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Are There Signs Of CTE In The Brain Tissue Of Younger People With Epilepsy?

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Younger adults with difficult-to-treat epilepsy may have early signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in their brain tissue, but it appears to be uncommon, according to a small, preliminary study published in the January 10, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Ac......
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Health Tip: Maintain Brain Health

Jan 12, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Maintain Brain HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2018 12:00:00...
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Graphic: What Really Helps Your Brain?

Jan 12, 2018 , WebMD
WebMD graphic shows what works for brain...
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General Anesthetics Do More Than Put You To Sleep

Jan 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new understanding of the complex ways in which general anaesthetics act on the brain could eventually lead to improved drugs for surgery. It remains unclear how general anaesthesia works, even though it is one of the most common medical procedures worldwide. University of Queensland researcher, A......
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Specially Timed Signals Ease Tinnitus Symptoms In First Test Aimed At The Condition's Root Cause

Jan 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Millions of Americans hear ringing in their ears -- a condition called tinnitus -- and new research shows an experimental device could help quiet the phantom sounds by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain. In a new study in Science Translational Medicine, a team from the University of Michi......
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It’s Like Having ‘Superman Eyes’: New Video Microscope Could Revolutionize Brain Surgery

Jan 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The device produces magnified, high-resolution, three-dimensional digital images of surgical sites, and lets everyone in the room see exactly what the surgeon is seeing. Doctors also see the video microscope's benefits as a teach...
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'Jeopardy!' Host Recuperating From Removal of Clots in Brain

Jan 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: 'Jeopardy!' Host Recuperating From Removal of Clots in BrainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/8/2018 12:00:00...
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Exercise Boosts Kids' Brain Health, Too

Jan 06, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Exercise Boosts Kids' Brain Health, TooCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/5/2018 12:00:00...
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Alex Trebek of 'Jeopardy!' on leave after brain surgery for blood clots

Jan 06, 2018 , CNN Health
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is taking a medical leave after undergoing surgery to remove blood clots from his brain, Trebek and his production team said Thursday....
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Exercise Boosts Kids' Brain Health, Too

Jan 06, 2018 , WebMD
Turns out that physical activity gives the young brain needed boosts, according to a study published in Monographs of the Society for Research in Child...
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New Hope for 'Ringing' in the Ears

Jan 04, 2018 , WebMD
The experimental device uses precisely timed sound and skin stimulation to target nerve activity in the...
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Rare Forms Of ‘Thunder' Protein May Be Linked To Schizophrenia

Jan 04, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine report they have identified rare genetic variations in a protein called Thorase, which is responsible for breaking down receptors at the connections between neurons in the brain. By targeting Thorase’s function, the scientists say they have successfully reversed......
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Immune boosting virus could be used to treat brain tumors

Jan 04, 2018 , Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - A trial of a potential new brain cancer treatment has shown that a virus injected directly into the bloodstream can reach tumors deep inside the brain and switch on the body's own defense system to attack them....
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Type Of Book You Read To Your Baby May Be Just As Important As Book Reading Experience Itself

Jan 03, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Not all books are created equal when it comes to boosting babies' brains. In other public health news: a secret psychiatry experiment; suicide at colleges; excessive screening; the hazards of rushing off to the gym in the new year; Zika; needle-phobia; and much more....
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