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Mar 18, 2019
Our brains may ripple before remembering
NIH study suggests tiny electrical brain waves may be a hallmark of successful memory retrieval.
Mar 15, 2019
Periodontitis may raise the risk for developing dementia
Study demonstrates that chronic periodontitis could be linked to a higher risk for dementia.
Mar 13, 2019
Therapy could improve, prolong sight in those suffering vision loss
People with deteriorating vision could see better and retain useful vision longer if new therapies work as well in humans as they do in mice.
Mar 12, 2019
Mushrooms may reduce risk of cognitive decline
Researchers believe that eating a variety of mushrooms as part of a healthy lifestyle may significantly reduce the risk of cognitive decline.
Mar 11, 2019
Smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity each linked to unhealthy brains
Factors that influence the health of our blood vessels are linked to less healthy brains.
Mar 08, 2019
Pediatric onset multiple sclerosis study examines baffling, often-overlooked disease
Because children often present with different symptoms than adults, educational campaigns are needed to help health care providers recognize the symptoms of pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis.
Mar 07, 2019
Heart-healthy diets in early adulthood linked to better brain function in middle age
Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, moderate in nuts, fish, and alcohol and low in meat and full-fat dairy is associated with better cognitive performance in middle age.
Mar 06, 2019
Autism: brain activity as a biomarker
Doctors discover consistent patterns of functional connectivity that might eventually be used as therapeutic biomarkers.
Mar 05, 2019
Sugar-sweetened beverages linked to more severe symptoms for people with multiple sclerosis
Drinking around 290 calories per day of soda or other sugar-sweetened beverages may be tied to more severe symptoms and a higher level of disability.
Mar 04, 2019
Radiation after surgery triples survival for a type of pediatric brain tumor
Study shows that postoperative radiation improves outcomes for children with ependymoma, even those with historically poor prognoses and the very young.
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