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2824 Articles Matching "brain"

How to kick-start your brain in the morning (and no, we don't just mean coffee)

Sep 20, 2019 , CNN Health
The alarm goes off and you shudder awake, unsure of where you are. Groggily you recognize your room and slowly roll out of bed thinking, "It can't be morning. Didn't I just go to bed?"...
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Sick and elderly: Some EU nationals struggle to prove UK residency ahead of Brexit

Sep 20, 2019 , Reuters
Sonja Brain, 84, is losing her sight and bed-bound in hospital after a cancerous tumor was removed from her spine. But she has another problem: proving she has the right to stay in the United Kingdom after Brexit....
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The wearable cyborgs that use brain waves to power up your muscles

Sep 20, 2019 , CNN Health
Kristen Sorensen was 55 when she became paralyzed from the neck down last year....
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Brain Eating Amoeba Strikes Again - New Treatments Are On The Horizon

Sep 18, 2019 , Forbes
A key to surviving deadly brain amoeba infections is early diagnosis and treatment. Making drugs readily available at hospitals and new drugs in development will help. Here's...
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Girl Dies From Brain Eating Amoeba in Texas: What Are the Risks?

Sep 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Girl Dies From Brain Eating Amoeba in Texas: What Are the Risks?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Texas Girl Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

Sep 18, 2019 , WebMD
A 10-year-old Texas girl has died due to Naegleria fowleri, also known as brain-eating amoeba, 8 days after getting a headache and...
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Sep 15, 2019 , CNN Health
A 10-year-old girl is fighting for her life after she contracted a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in the Brazos River and Lake Whitney in Bosque County near Waco, Texas....
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Majority Of Teachers Believe Outdated Myths Like Being 'Left-' Or 'Right-Brained,' Survey Finds

Sep 14, 2019 , Forbes
The survey concludes that “teachers are not being provided with the knowledge to make their teaching truly...
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Toes Become Fingers in the Brains of 'Foot Painters'

Sep 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Toes Become Fingers in the Brains of 'Foot Painters'Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Brain Tumor Patient Used Medical Pot, Landed in ER

Sep 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Brain Tumor Patient Used Medical Pot, Landed in ERCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Vets With Traumatic Brain Injury Have Higher Suicide Risk: Study

Sep 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Vets With Traumatic Brain Injury Have Higher Suicide Risk: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Fitter Bodies Make for Healthier Brains, Study Finds

Sep 13, 2019 , WebMD
If you're looking for incentives to hit the gym, new research suggests that staying in good shape may help preserve brain structure, boost memory, and improve the ability to think clearly and...
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Fitter Bodies Make for Healthier Brains, Study Finds

Sep 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Fitter Bodies Make for Healthier Brains, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Rebooting Alzheimer’s Research: Gone Are The Days When The Only Suspected Culprits Were Brain Plaques, Tangles

Sep 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Since some people die with plenty of amyloid plaques and tangles and never develop dementia, research is expanding to explore the complex disease and how to care for patients. Other public health news is on sperm banks, HPV vaccines, CBD oils, longevity, neurology and more....
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Slovakian biotech firm signals tentative Alzheimer's drug hope

Sep 10, 2019 , Reuters
An Alzheimer's vaccine developed by a privately held Slovakian biotech firm showed early signs of efficacy in a mid-stage trial, a rare step forward in the fight against the brain-wasting disease, the company said on Monday....
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Czech doctors deliver baby girl 117 days after mother's brain-death

Sep 03, 2019 , Reuters
When a helicopter rushed an unconscious Czech woman who had suffered a severe stroke to hospital in April, her chances of survival were slim - and those of the fetus she had carried in her womb for 15 weeks little better....
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College Football Season Is Here. Will Universities Continue To Ignore The Risk Of Brain Damage?

Sep 03, 2019 , Forbes
College football season has begun, and millions of fans are already excited. A growing body of evidence shows that football players have a high risk of CTE, a progressive brain disease that appears years later, and that leads to dementia and death. How much longer can universities ignore...
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Organoids Grown In Labs Can Now Generate Brain Waves, But Scientists Warn They’re Not Scaled-Down Baby Brains

Aug 31, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The clusters of brain cells grown in labs might teach lessons about how brain disorders like autism are developed but researchers say there's a lot more going on in human brains than the organoids can mimic. Public health news is on infection-causing scopes, ketamine overdoses, hormone therapy dangers, rural hospital closures, and...
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Surgeon General Warns of Marijuana Risk in Pregnancy, Youth

Aug 31, 2019 , RxList
The United States surgeon general wants to counter what he calls a "false perception" of the safety of marijuana, emphasizing the risk to a fetus' developing brain — and the growing brains of children and teens — as a result of the more potent forms of the drug often sold...
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3 Ways to Improve Brain Health

Aug 31, 2019 , Forbes
Family caregivers can take some simple steps to help ensure their older loved ones can stay mentally sharp even as they...
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