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Highly effective tumor detection strategy for common childhood brain tumors

A team of scientists at Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have developed a way to more accurately both detect and monitor a common type of pediatric brain cancer, setting the stage for giving clinicians a real-time view into how the cancer responds to treatment. Medulloblastoma (MB), the most common… Read More »

Canola Oil Is Bad For The Health Of Your Brain

Research has revealed that canola oil consumption is associated with weight gain, reduced learning ability and reduced memory. The researchers had previously made use of an Alzheimer’s disease mouse model to determine the health benefits of olive oil. They discovered that Alzheimer mice consuming an extra-virgin olive oil enriched diet experienced memory improvement and had… Read More »

Magic Mushrooms Help Improve Depression By “Resetting” Brain

A study in which patients were treated for depression with psilocybin (magic mushroom psychedelic compound) revealed reduced symptoms weeks after the psilocybin treatment. The participants of the study were depression patients who had not responded successfully to conventional treatment. Changes in brain activity were clearly seen with the psilocybin treatment in people with depression that… Read More »

3 Studies Point the Way to Better Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury

The National Institutes of Health supports studies that look for better ways to treat traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients. Here are some recent findings: Mental health issues may appear after a head injury. About one in five people may experience mental health issues up to six months after a mild head injury or concussion. Researchers found… Read More »

Sugar alters brain chemistry after only 12 days

New research in pigs finds that sugar intake alters the reward-processing circuitry of the brain in a similar way to addictive drugs. Whenever we learn something new or experience something pleasurable, our brain’s reward system becomes activated. With the help of natural brain chemicals, several brain areas communicate with each other to help us learn… Read More »

Hard Arteries Hard on the Aging Brain?

Print this page MONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 — Stiff arteries may significantly raise the risk of dementia, researchers report. Investigators analyzed data from 356 elderly people (average age 78) in Pittsburgh who were followed for more than 15 years. They found that stiff arteries were a good predictor of dementia. Specifically, those seniors with higher… Read More »

Memory Enhancing Supplements, Boost Brain Power Posted By : James Nicolas

Ability to memorize is fascinating function of human brain, normal human life is just not possible if a person is unable to remember or recall, even weakness in memory can make anyone’s life miserable and terrible. It works in three important steps, firstly it keeps on gathering what humans hear, see and feel, and more… Read More »