Tasty food could boost attention and potentially lowers blood ...

Dark chocolate can improve attention and may also lower blood pressure. In this study, chocolate was being examined, its results show that it is a stimulant and it activates the brain by increasing attention and affecting blood pressure. This study ...

May 16

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Living Far From These Eyesores Keeps The Brain Healthy

New research links living near these to a 46% increase in stroke risk.

May 7

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The Real Cause of Alzheimer's Revealed

A new study of over 3,600 brains finds the real cause of Alzheimer's is a dysfunctional 'tau' protein. The tau protein normally helps stabilise the brain's structure.

Apr 6

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Air pollution may be tied to Anxiety

Women who were exposed to the most small particles in the air one month before their anxiety test were about 12 percent more likely to have high anxiety symptoms.

Apr 1

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HRT 'increases ovarian cancer risk'

HORMONE replacement therapy increases the risk of ovarian cancer, analysis of 52 separate studies has found. The research team from University of Oxford claims there was no risk for short courses of HRT "simply isn't true".

Mar 23

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Two Intense Emotions Linked to 750% Increase in Heart Attack Risk

Two intense emotions that are linked to massive increase in heart attack risk.

Mar 9

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Is your partner making you sick?

Bad marriages can be sickening. Most people don't have to be convinced of this, but for those who do, several decades of studies offer plenty of proof. Even so, very little is known about exactly how marriage quality affects health. Do strife and ...

Mar 5

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Can Personality Improve after a Stroke?

Strokes are areas of damage in the brain caused by blocked blood vessels or bleeding. They can set off a host of problems, including paralysis or impaired vision. Cognitive and behavioral changes after stroke are common yet often overlooked because ...

Feb 23

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Blame it on your brain: Salt and hypertension

An international research team led by scientists at McGill University has found that excessive salt intake "reprograms" the brain, interfering with a natural safety mechanism that normally prevents the body’s arterial blood pressure from rising.

Jan 26

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Is There a Single Dimension of Mental Illness?

Many different types of psychiatric disorders may share a common thread.

Jan 17

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Depression, behavioral changes may precede memory loss in ...

Depression and behavioral changes may occur before memory declines in people who will go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Jan 16

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This Personality Trait Linked to a Healthier Heart

People who are high on this personality trait have healthier hearts.

Jan 13

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Why you can live a normal life with half a brain

A few extreme cases show that people can be missing large chunks of their brains with no significant ill-effect – why? Tom Stafford explains what it tells us about the true nature of our grey matter.

Dec 31

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Using a Smartphone For One Day Has Transformative Impact On The ...

How smartphones are affecting the electrical activity in the brain.

Dec 31

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This Brain Disease Will Affect Nearly Every Family. Now ...

Breakthrough in detecting brain toxins linked to common brain disease.

Dec 29

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