Mice regrow brain tissue after stroke with bioengineered gel
In a first-of-its-kind finding, a new stroke-healing gel helped regrow neurons and blood vessels in mice with stroke-damaged brains, researchers report.
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Receptor proteins that respond to nicotine may help fat cells burn energy
The same proteins that moderate nicotine dependence in the brain may be involved in regulating metabolism by acting directly on certain types of fat cells, new research shows.
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Vascular risk interacts with amyloid levels to increase age-related cognitive decline
Risk factors for heart disease and stroke appear to hasten the risk of cognitive decline in normal older individuals with evidence of very early Alzheimer's-disease-associated...
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Reading the minds of pilots on the fly
Wearable brain monitoring sensors allowed researchers to measure cognitive workload while aircraft pilots completed memory tasks.
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Brain stimulation may reduce food cravings as obesity treatment
Stimulating the brain to alter its intrinsic reward system shows promise in the treatment of obesity, according to new results. The technique has yielded positive results after...
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Association between glycemic load and cognitive function in community-dwelling older adults: Results from the Brain in Motion study
Impaired glucose tolerance is a risk factor for non-age-related cognitive decline and is also associated with measures of physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness. A low...
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Feel the burn: Biochemical pathway that spurs beige fat cells to burn energy is discovered
Researchers have identified a brain receptor and signaling pathway that spurs beige fat cells to burn energy, revealing a possible target for obesity therapies in humans.
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Matter: Every Cell in Your Body Has the Same DNA. Except It Doesn't
The genome obviously varies from person to person. But it can also vary from cell to cell, even within the same individual. The implications of “mosaicism” are enormous.
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Publix, Blue Cross settle brain cancer insurance lawsuit with Brevard employee
A Publix employee has settled his lawsuit accusing Publix and Florida Blue of failure to cover an expensive treatment for his brain cancer called proton beam radiation therapy...
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Deep space radiation treatment reboots brain's immune system
NASA and private company SpaceX plan to send humans to Mars within the next 15 years - but need to figure out how to protect astronauts from the dangerous cosmic radiation of...
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Coconut Oil vs Olive Oil vs Canola Oil? New Study Finds Olive Oil Is Best...
A new Australian study could change the type of oils you use for cooking. Researchers found that extra virgin olive oil is the most stable and safest to use at high...
This Is How Many Pounds You Should Lose in a Week to Keep the Weight Off For...
It can be tempting to follow one of the many "lose weight quick" gimmicks on the market like soup cleanses, cutting out any and every carb known to man, drinking juices for 14...
Eating a Mediterranean diet may offset the damage of air pollution
Researchers from New York University studied 548,699 adults across America over 17 years. Those who ate more fruit, veg and whole grains were five times less likely to die...
Chrissy Teigen Trolls John Legend For Going Back To Work ‘Too Soon' After Baby
Teigen hilariously tweets at husband John Legend during the BBMA's New mom Chrissy Teigen just gave birth to baby boy Miles less than a week ago, and while she and husband John...
Huge surge in kids poisoned by ADHD pills since 2000
Between 2000 and 2014, around 10,000 American children under 19 were hospitalized, and three died after taking methylphenidate or amphetamine, a new study reveals.
Researchers develop thin film that can turn heat from electronics into energy
Many different types of energy sources are available in the world right now. But at the same time, these energy sources also tend to produce a lot of by-products, such as waste...
Black children at double the risk of suicide as white children in US
Overall rates are low, but twice as many black children between five and 12 commit suicide in the US as do white children, according to new research from Nationwide Children's...
New Obesity Treatment: Brain Stimulation May Reduce Food Cravings
Obesity treatment by stimulating the brain to alter its intrinsic reward system which may reduce food cravings. Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation , a medical treatment...
People with large waistlines have lower levels of vitamin D, study finds
Researchers from the VU University, Amsterdam, found obese people who carry excess fat around their midriffs have lower vitamin D levels. Liver fat is associated with low...
Nanoparticles Produced from Tea Leaves Inhibit Lung Cancer
Quantum dots, derived from tea leaves extract were found to inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells in a recent study.