Brain stimulation shows promise in treating obesity by reducing food cravings
Stimulating the brain to alter its intrinsic reward system shows promise in the treatment of obesity, according to results presented in Barcelona at the European Society of...
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Former DARPA exec to head shady Facebook project called "Building 8" centered around augmented reality and brain-scanning technology
As if things weren't already bad enough for Mark Zuckerberg's baby, Facebook (the world's least trusted company at this point), now they are apparently working on a secret...
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Frontal cortical lesions moderate response to prism adaptation treatment after stroke
Stroke researchers have confirmed that the presence of frontal cortical lesions moderated response to prism adaptation treatment after right-brain stroke.
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Researchers use MR spectroscopy to investigate mechanisms behind targeted treatment for gliomas
Using a novel imaging method, a Massachusetts General Hospital research team is investigating the mechanisms behind a potential targeted treatment for a subtype of the deadly...
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Brain Abnormality Linked to Mental Illness Risk
Abnormality in visual regions of the brain that is associated with a person's general risk for psychiatric disorders, found research.
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ABPI expert urges to find new 'blockbuster treatments' for brain tumors
Nearly 11,500 people are diagnosed with a brain tumor every year in the UK with fewer than 15% surviving beyond 10 years. This week's announcement from the from the Department...
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Flow of cerebrospinal fluid found to be key signal for neural stem cell renewal
Stem cells in the brain can divide and mature into neurons participating in various brain functions, including memory.
6 hours ago - News Medical
Our brains are obsessed with being social
Our brains are obsessed with being social even when we are not in social situations. A new study finds that the brain may tune towards social learning even when it is at rest...
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MR spectroscopy imaging reveals effects of targeted treatment of mutant IDH1 gliomas
Using a novel imaging method, a research team is investigating the mechanisms behind a potential targeted treatment for a subtype of the deadly brains tumors called gliomas.
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Breastfeeding and the risk of childhood leukemia
Breastmilk is the best sources of nutrition for babies. It is always available, helps with the baby's brain development and keep the baby healthy through adulthood. A new study...
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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...
Extreme fasting didn't suit rats but my new 5:2 diet's good for us, says...
Could some fasting diets increase the risk of type 2 diabetes? That was the question posed by scientists last week, after researchers unveiled evidence that seemed to suggest...
6 years of exercise in middle age could slash risk of heart failure
A study of more than 11,000 adults found that increasing physical activity for as little as six years in middle age cuts the risk of heart failure by a third.
Blood test for prostate cancer could eliminate the need for almost half of...
US researchers have come up with a potential replacement for the unreliable PSA blood test currently used on the NHS in Britain, which can be wrong three out of four times.
Does an Infection Blood Test Reduce Antibiotic Prescription?
Procalcitonin guideline has little overall impact on whether or not the physicians prescribed antibiotics, shows study.
Drug Abuse may Really Set In If Kids Start Smoking Pot Before 15
Drug abuse may become a real problem at the age of 28 if kids start smoking pot before 15, finds a new study. These kids are bound to have drug problems when they become young...
Theresa May to announce how artificial intelligence will save '22,000 lives...
Theresa May will claim in a speech advances in artificial intelligence will mean cancer patients will get five more years of healthy, independent life by 2035, and thousands...
Optimal Treatment of Sleep Apnea Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in Prediabetic...
Optimal treatment of sleep apnea reduces cardiovascular risk in those with prediabetes, shows study.
Exercise to Keep Your Heart Young
Exercising for four to five days per week is necessary to keep your heart young, shows study.
Asthma Development Risk Higher in Children Exposed to Ozone at Birth
Exposure to ozone at birth resulted in an increased risk of developing asthma by the time the child turns 3 years of age, finds news study.