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Scientists pinpoint deadly brain tumor’s origin


January 8th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 08 (ANI): A team of researchers have discovered the type of cell that is at the origin of brain tumors known as oligodendrogliomas, which are a type of glioma - ... Read more...

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Boffins identify critical genes for Down syndrome


July 19th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Scientists have identified critical genes responsible for some aspects of Down syndrome, a well known cause of mental retardation and diseases like Alzheimer's.A team of scientists from the ... Read more...

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New discovery paves way for early detection of Alzheimer’s


June 29th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Scientists have discovered changes in the brains of normal individuals at high risk for Alzheimer's disease that could prove important for early detection of the disease.The research team ... Read more...

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Better and quicker decisions based on cognitive ability, not age


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): It's not age, it's cognition that makes the difference in decision-making.According to researchers at Duke University, age doesn't count in making risky decisions."It's not age, it's cognition that ... Read more...

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Age doesn’t dent one’s ability to make sound decisions


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Just because your mom has turned 85, you shouldn't assume you'll have to take over her financial matters. She may be just as good or better than you ... Read more...

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Earliest signs that predict eventual onset of Alzheimer’s


January 29th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Through the use of sophisticated brain-imaging techniques, researchers at UCLA have found earliest signs that could help predict an eventual onset of Alzheimer's, well before any outward symptoms.They've ... Read more...

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How to include aging population in the technology revolution


November 8th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): While technology has opened newer avenues for youngsters and working adults, the same doesn't hold true for the aging population.Now, in recent study, psychologists Neil Charness and Walter ... Read more...

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New treatment for advanced prostate cancer developed


July 30th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): A combination of existing prostate cancer drugs with new drugs at lower doses can be an effective treatment for patients with advanced prostate cancer.During the study, researchers ... Read more...

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Get smart about what you eat to boost your intelligence


July 3rd, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Want to improve your intelligence? Well, then all you need to do is get smart about what you eat, suggests a new study in mice.According to the ... Read more...

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Bypass surgery not responsible for long-term cognitive decline in patients


May 20th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Contrary to previous study results, coronary bypass surgery is not responsible for long-term cognitive decline in patients, suggests a new study.Lead researchers Ola A. Selnes and Guy ... Read more...

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High blood pressure linked to increased mild cognitive impairment risk


December 11th, 2007 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has found that high blood pressure is linked to an increased risk for mild cognitive impairment.Cognitive impairment is a condition that involves difficulties with thinking ... Read more...

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