Nicotine withdrawal weakens brain links

Apr 18, 2014 by

Researchers now believe that the cause of smokers relapsing may be due to what nicotine withdrawal does to the brain. It appears to cause an inability to switch from “default mode” to the “executive control” brain...

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Mexican-Americans have worse outcomes after stroke

Apr 17, 2014 by

Although they have a lower risk of death compared to non-Hispanic whites after stroke, Mexican-Americans have worse cognitive, neurologic and functional outcomes 90 days after stroke....

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Brain’s motor network helps us remember music better

Apr 16, 2014 by

Researchers from McGill University have found that the brain’s motor network helps us recognize and remember music that we’ve performed better than music we’ve only heard....

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Estradiol preserves brain in postmenopausal women at risk fo...

Apr 15, 2014 by

Postmenopausal women at heightened dementia risk who receive hormone therapy with estradiol soon after menopause have a good chance of preventing degeneration in key brain regions....

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Autism linked to environmental toxins

Apr 14, 2014 by

New research from the University of Chicago indicates that there is a link between autism and genital malformation in newborn males, which indicates fetal exposure to environmental toxins, such as pesticides....

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Children with dyslexia have more glutamate and choline in br...

Apr 13, 2014 by

A new Yale study has found that young reading-impaired children have more glutamate and choline in their brains than good readers....

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We may yawn to cool our brain

Apr 12, 2014 by

Some researchers now believe that we yawn to cool our brain....

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