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2244 Articles Matching "brain"

Patients Emerge From Persistent Comas And Vegetative States In Nexus Health Systems Program

Sep 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nexus Health Systems announces the launch of their Emerging Consciousness Program – also known as The Phoenix Project – for individuals with a disorder of consciousness post-brain injury. Since the program formed in early 2018, over 85% of patients have experienced improved wakefulness after being i......
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In Depression The Brain Region For Stress Control Is Larger

Sep 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) 322 million people worldwide were affected by depression in 2015 -- 4.4% of the world's population. In the search for the underlying causes of this widespread disorder, researchers have concluded that it could arise from predisposition combined with a......
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Keeping your brain fit, by a USA Memory Champion

Sep 22, 2018 , CNN Health
How exactly does one keep their brain and memory strong and healthy? This was one of the driving questions I had when I began the quest to improve my memory and become a four-time USA Memory Champion....
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Why ‘creative’ ideas are tanking your content strategy

Sep 22, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Learning which ideas are winners and what brainwaves shouldn’t see the light of day is an important skill for all communicators. Here’s why you should keep it...
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Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus In Michigan, Georgia: What You Should Know

Sep 21, 2018 , Forbes
About a third of people who develop Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) die. Others can be left with permanent brain...
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Could the Zika Virus Fight the Brain Cancer That Killed John McCain?

Sep 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Could the Zika Virus Fight the Brain Cancer That Killed John McCain?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2018 12:00:00...
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Psychedelic Drugs to Treat Depression, PTSD?

Sep 19, 2018 , WebMD
Over the last 50 years, researchers have made “transformative” advances in understanding how the brain works. But there haven’t been corresponding breakthroughs in psychiatric...
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Recharge your brain at work with exercise that doesn't require much thinking

Sep 15, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A good way to recharge your brain at work might be with a short bout of exercise that doesn't require much concentration, according to a small study from Japan....
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Adult survivors of childhood brain tumors may struggle to live independently

Sep 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adults who had brain cancer as children may have a harder time living independently and having rich professional and personal lives than people who didn't have these tumors in childhood, a U.S. study suggests....
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Do You Know Your 'Body Time'?

Sep 13, 2018 , WebMD
A new test evaluates dozens of genes to reveal your circadian rhythm -- the crests and troughs that occur throughout the day as your body and brain cycle between sleepiness and alertness. It’s different for everyone and could play a role in personalized...
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EU officials clash with Chinese firm on drug factory inspection

Sep 13, 2018 , Reuters
European medicines regulators have issued a notice that an ingredient for a generic brain cancer drug made in China does not meet manufacturing standards, after inspectors were refused entry to a factory run by Jiangsu Yew Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd....
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Pain Response In Babies' Brains Controlled In 'Similar Way To Adults'

Sep 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers from the Department of Paediatrics and Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging at the University of Oxford, UK, have identified the neural network that helps control babies' brain activity in response to pain in a similar way to adults. Their findings build on their previous study ......
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Unintended Consequences Of White Noise Therapy For Tinnitus Otolaryngology's Cobra Effect

Sep 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
IMPORTANCE Critical to the success of many medical therapeutics is a consideration of the brain’s miraculous ability to dynamically rewire itself anatomically and neurochemically on the basis of incoming information. We argue that white noise exposure, a commonly recommended therapy for patients wit......
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Daytime Drowsiness a Sign of Alzheimer's?

Sep 12, 2018 , WebMD
The long-term study included 123 adults with an average age of 60 when the study began. The findings showed that those who were very sleepy during the day had a nearly threefold increased risk of developing brain deposits of beta-amyloid, a protein associated with Alzheimer's...
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Generosity Boosts Well-Being By Tuning Down The Brain's Anxiety Center, Suggests New Study

Sep 12, 2018 , Forbes
The science suggesting that generosity is a well-being-enhancing brain booster is getting stronger – now a new study reveals that the type of generosity makes a difference in how our brains...
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Cool Tools For Scientists: Scientists Suit Up With Virtual Reality Goggles To Study The Human Body

Sep 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Tucked away in the back room of a Johns Hopkins research building, a computer hums quietly at a seemingly modest setup of a desktop and a pair of goggles. But the true magic is behind those goggles, which can immerse the viewer in a 3D interactive version of human anatomy. Looking at a brain slice ......
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Generosity Isn't Just About Doing Good, It's Also Good For Our Mental Health, Study Suggests

Sep 11, 2018 , Forbes
The science suggesting that generosity is a well-being-enhancing brain booster is getting stronger – now a new study reveals that the type of generosity makes a difference in how our brains...
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‘Mindful People' Feel Less Pain; MRI Imaging Pinpoints Supporting Brain Activity

Sep 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Ever wonder why some people seem to feel less pain than others? A study conducted at Wake Forest School of Medicine may have found one of the answers – mindfulness. “Mindfulness is related to being aware of the present moment without too much emotional reaction or judgment,” said the study’s lead a......
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Exercise May Boost Brain Power in Alzheimer's, Mouse Study Suggests

Sep 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Exercise May Boost Brain Power in Alzheimer's, Mouse Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Cannabis for Chronic Nerve Pain: Mechanism Revealed?

Sep 08, 2018 , RxList
New imaging findings show how tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive component of cannabis, works in the brain to effectively treat chronic neuropathic...
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