LearningRx reviews potential autism biomarker

Jul 8, 2017 by

Researchers who looked at babies who eventually developed autism found that they had 18 percent more cerebrospinal fluid‑the colorless fluid that surround the brain and spinal cord—than babies who did not eventually develop autism....

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Microwave helmet may cut time needed to evaluate head injuries...

Jul 6, 2017 by

Researchers testing a portable device that covers the head and uses microwave technology to examine brain tissue in pre-hospital settings could cut the time it takes to evaluate brain injuries....

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LearningRx reviews study on dementia and blood pressure

Jul 4, 2017 by

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that people who experience sudden drops in blood pressure are 40 percent more likely to have dementia. They also had 15 percent more cognitive decline....

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LearningRx reviews study on working memory

Jul 2, 2017 by

Scientists in the UK used electricity to stimulate the brain into synchronize its waves of electrical activity. In turn, it helped harmonize different parts of the brain and improved the participants’ working memory....

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Common genetic variant may age the brain

Jun 30, 2017 by

Researchers have discovered that older adults who have two “bad” copies of a particular gene—TMEM106B‑‑show greater aging in the frontal cortex compared to their peers who have two “normal” copies of the gene....

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LearningRx reviews study on sleep apnea in children

Jun 28, 2017 by

A sleep study on children 7 to 11 years old who had sleep apnea found that they had substantial reductions in the volume of gray matter compared to children without obstructive sleep apnea....

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LearningRx reviews study on dementia, selenium and Vitamin E

Jun 26, 2017 by

New research from the University of Kentucky tested the effects of vitamin E and selenium on aging men but found no evidence to support theories that they have therapeutic value for preventing dementia....

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