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Awake brain surgery cures Kolkata girl’s tumor


June 19th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Awake Craniotomy, a rare surgery performed by keeping the patient awake, has cured 18-year old Moubani Karmakar here of her brain tumor.Awake Craniotomy is performed in ... Read more...

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Cellphone holding shows your dominant side of brain


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) If your left brain is dominant, then you are likely to hold your cellphone in the right hand and place it against the same side ear, ... Read more...

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Brain quickly adjusts for broken arm


January 17th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) An injured arm causes the brain to enlarge in areas that compensate the injured side and decreases the areas that are not being used owing to ... Read more...

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Our brain can tell real face from imitations


January 10th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) Both the right and the left sides of the brain work together to tell a real face from a facial imitation, says a study co-authored by ... Read more...

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Shot US Congresswoman chances of survival 101 percent, say doctors


January 12th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan.12 (ANI): Doctors attending to critically wounded Democrat Representative Gabrielle Giffords have said that her chances of survival are now 101 percent, and added that she is making a ... Read more...

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MRI Brain Scan Can Now Diagnose Autism


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A latest study shows that autism can be diagnosed through brain scan. The researchers have reported that they were able to use a magnetic resonance imaging, ... Read more...

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Gene discovery supports handedness, language-related disorders link


November 5th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Scientists have identified a genetic variant, which influences whether a person with dyslexia is more skilled with either the left or right hand.The finding identifies a novel ... Read more...

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Scientists discover a key autism gene in brain


November 4th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Scientists have edged a step closer to unravelling the riddle of autism - they have found for the first time how a gene linked to autism rewires the ... Read more...

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Anger makes us want things more


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Anger is usually considered a negative thing, but it also has some of the features of positive emotions.A new study has found that associating an object with ... Read more...

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26/11 victim’s wife fights for survival


September 17th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
By Mauli Buch Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Two years ago, she would relax after her children left for school. But now she has to take her husband - a victim of the 26/11 ... Read more...

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Migraine Headache Gives British Woman Chinese Accent


April 21st, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman from Plymouth, Southwest England has suddenly stated speaking with a Chinese accent after suffering from a severe case of migraine headache. Doctors are quite surprised at ... Read more...

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Multitasking splits the brain into two parts


April 16th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): People who think they can juggle more than a few tasks at once with ease, here's a research: "multi-tasking" skills are limited by the physical division of the ... Read more...

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Saying sorry goes down best through the right ear


February 2nd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): The next time you say sorry to a person, please speak into his or her's right ear because apologies go down best through right ear, a study has ... Read more...

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Same brain regions translate words and gestures


November 10th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): The ability to make sense of words and gestures takes place in the same regions of the brain, says a new study.Researchers have shown that the brain regions ... Read more...

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Learning musical instrument can help boost kids’ intelligence


September 11th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): Encouraging your children to learn a guitar or piano can help boost their memory and intelligence, suggest researchers.The research team from University of London's Institute of Education has ... Read more...

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Biased parrots better at problem-solving than ambidextrous counterparts


September 2nd, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): Parrots that are strongly right- or left-footed are better at problem-solving tasks than their ambidextrous counterparts, according to a new study.Lead researchers Maria Magat and Culum Brown at ... Read more...

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Brain rewires its circuits to recuperate from damaged neural function after stroke


August 22nd, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): Researchers at the National Institute for Physiological Sciences (NIPS) in Japan have found in a study on mice that, upon cerebral stroke in one side of the brain, ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants with shock therapy reduce severe depression


July 7th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Combining anti-depressants with electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) does a better job in reducing severe depression and causes less memory loss than using ECT alone, according to a new study. ... Read more...

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Robotic technology can improve stroke rehabilitation


December 3rd, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Using a novel, hand-operated robotic device along with functional MRI (fMRI), scientists have found that chronic stroke patients can be rehabilitated, says a new study.This is the ... Read more...

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Why babys first words are dada or mama


August 27th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Have you ever wondered why "daddy" and "mommy" are often a baby''s first words? Well, a group of researchers has got the answer: the newborn''s brain may ... Read more...

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Why `papa’, `mommy’, `daddy’ are a baby’s first words


August 27th, 2008 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 27 (IAS) A new Canadian study shows why ``papa'', ``daddy'' and ``mommy'' are the only first words new-born babies understand.The study, conducted by Judit Gervain of Vancouver's University of British ... Read more...

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New technique raises hope for stroke patients


August 26th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Researchers from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Ill have reported a technique that potentially could restore functions to patients weeks or even months ... Read more...

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Humans and chimps communication based on similar brain patterns


February 29th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center have found that humans and chimps share similar brain patterns when communicating.They found that an area of the brain involved ... Read more...

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Brain circuits used in sensation of touch identified


November 14th, 2007 - 2:02 am ICT by admin
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