Girls with ADHD face increased risk of becoming smokers

Nov 7, 2017 by

A new study looking at whether girls with ADHD were more likely to smoke that those without ADHD found that adolescent girls with ADHD progressed faster to heavier smoking and becoming dependent on nicotine than boys did....

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Unexpected memory retrieval mechanism found

Nov 5, 2017 by

Scientists studying the hippocampus were surprised to discover that memory retrieval and memory formation depend on very distinct mechanisms....

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How an eye test could detect Alzheimer’s

Nov 3, 2017 by

Researchers have developed an optical imaging system that can detect a hallmark of Alzheimer’s, bringing us closer to being able to diagnose the disease through a routine visit to the optician....

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Adult brains undergo structural changes earlier than we thought...

Nov 1, 2017 by

New research has found that fractional anisotropy decreases significantly with age and that the link to age-related changes is so significant that researchers can accurately estimate an individual’s age just by analyzing brain scans....

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Algorithm could predict Alzheimer’s risk years before symptoms occur...

Oct 30, 2017 by

Researcher at McGill University in Canada have developed an algorithm that may be able to predict a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s years before the onset of symptoms....

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Dancing may help combat brain aging

Oct 28, 2017 by

In a study of adults between ages 63 and 80, researchers found that those who took 90 minutes of dance lessons each week (compared to a group that did 90 minutes of strength-endurance training) saw greater signs of reversing...

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A critical link between ADHD and sleeplessness

Oct 26, 2017 by

Where once ADHD and sleep problems were considered two separate issues, researchers are now suggesting that there may be a stronger link between the two....

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