Fluoride Consumption During Pregnancy Linked to Low IQ in Offspring...

Sep 20, 2019 by

With an estimated 66% of Americans receiving fluoridated water through their taps, tooth decay has been a declining problem. But new research from York University in Toronto has found that maternal exposure to fluoride during pregnancy may be linked...

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Men Just as Good at Multitasking

Sep 18, 2019 by

Although a 2015 survey found that 80% of people believe that women have better multitasking abilities than men, new research from the Institute of Psychology at Aachen University in Germany has determined that both genders are equally good at...

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Focus-boosting Drugs Can Harm Cognitive Health

Sep 13, 2019 by

Although many younger adults are using Adderall and other stimulants without a prescription to help them stay focused at work or while they study, new research suggests that doing so isn’t worth the risk. Firstly, because the drugs only...

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Blood Pressure Treatment May Keep Brain Healthy

Sep 11, 2019 by

Scientists from the Department of Diagnostic Medicine at the University of Texas at Austin have found that intensive blood pressure treatment in your 50s is linked to a lower chance of developing white matter lesions later in life....

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Reading and Listening Evoke Near Identical Activity in Brain

Sep 3, 2019 by

A new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience indicates that reading a story and listening to it both activate the same areas in the brain that determine the words’ semantics or meaning. The findings may help us better...

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RA causes brain fog

Aug 24, 2019 by

Although many people have heard of “brain fog” as a symptom or side effect of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or chemotherapy, few may be aware that the chronic inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis can also cause “brain fog.” This general...

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Aug 20, 2019 by

There are misconceptions about ADHD being linked to IQ. Some people think kids with ADHD have a higher IQ that kids without it, while others think the opposite is true. The truth is that there’s no link between ADHD...

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