So my brain amyloid level is elevated: What does that mean?
Testing drugs to prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer's dementia and using them in the clinic will mean identifying and informing adults who have a higher risk of...
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Drug can dramatically reduce weight of people with obesity
A drug that targets the appetite control system in the brain could bring about significant weight loss in people with clinical obesity, according to new research.
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Decreased Glucose Metabolism in Medial Prefrontal Areas Associated w/ Nutritional Status in Patients Alzheimer's Disease
Nutritional problems, especially weight loss are very common in people with Alzheimer's. This study looks at the associations of nutritional status with Alzheimer's and related...
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'Mind-reading' brain-decoding tech
Researchers have demonstrated how to decode what the human brain is seeing by using artificial intelligence to interpret fMRI scans from people watching videos, representing a...
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UCI researchers aim to identify early indicators of dementia
With $3.8 million in support from the National Institute on Aging, University of California, Irvine neurobiologists are working to identify the early indicators of dementia in...
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Trial Patients Say They Understand Amyloid Brain Scans' Implications
But they wanted more info on risk of developing Alzheimer's
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Fear of spiders and snakes is deeply embedded from birth
Researchers based at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences found that the fear of spiders and snakes could have been embedded in the brain for an...
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Massachusetts boy dies of cancer 9 months after diagnosis
Devin Suau was a healthy six-year-old from Massachusetts when he fell off his snowboard in early February. A brain scan to check for concussion revealed an inoperable brain tumor.
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Cardiff five-year-old has a zig-zag scar across his scalp
Leo Hutchinson, five, from Cardiff, was born with a rare condition that caused his skull to fuse together and press on his vital organ, which can cause blindness or severe...
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Organ Donation At the Break Of Diwali Saves Six
Heart, kidneys and liver of two women who were declared brain dead were harvested and allotted to six others who needed them.
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Even "healthy people," if they eat sugar, are at risk for heart disease, new...
New research reveals that even healthy people who consume a high-sugar diet are prone to heart disease. To reach this conclusion, researchers from the University of Surrey in...
Poor heart health is driving the racial health gap
The average white American lives to 79 years old, compared to 75.5 years for the average black American. Scientists at Northwestern say a lack of care and prevention in blacks...
Do Not be Misinformed by Sugar Claims
Consumers believe products with "no added sugar" claims are healthier and lower in calories. But is there evidence to support this belief?
Should You Work Out on Halloween? This Is What Jillian Michaels Says
A little Halloween mondaymotivation for ya! Get crackin' team. riseandgrind A photo posted by Jillian Michaels on Oct 31, 2016 at 8:46am PDT Just in case you were thinking...
Push + Pull HIIT Workout
Workout equipment: Workout type: 12 minute Timer setting: 18 x :10 x :30 1. Burpee pull ups 2. Squat step overs 3. High knees w/ jump rope 4. Jump lunge squat combo 5. Double...
The 180 breast cancer genes
The Cambridge University study has shed more light on the BRCA1 gene, which Hollywood star Angelina Jolie famously inherited, before she had a mastectomy to reduce her risk.
Higher Levels Of Thyroxine Linked To Irregular Heartbeat
The risk of irregular heartbeat is greater among individuals who produce too much thyroid hormone than among those with normal hormonal levels.
Opioid Use Numbers Go Down in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
Multimode drug therapy approach has almost completing replaced the opioid alone prescription to combat pain postop.
Stress And Pain in Cancer Patients Increase Risk of Longer Hospital Stay
Patients' physical symptoms are associated with longer hospital lengths of stay and increased risk of unplanned readmission within 90 days.
Less Than Six Hours of Sleep During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Gestational...
Short sleep duration is associated with elevated blood sugar levels in pregnancy as well as an increased risk for developing gestational diabetes.