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Sustained drinking may lead to early stroke: New study


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) People taking three or more alcoholic drinks in daily life may be at a higher risk of stroke earlier in life than those who do not ... Read more...

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Schizophrenic brain tries to heal itself


August 6th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) Brains of people who suffer from schizophrenia may attempt to repair damage caused by the disease, suggesting an adult brain's capacity to change and grow.Professor Cyndi ... Read more...

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Grey matter size linked to altruism, says study


July 12th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Berne, July 12 (IANS) Some people who are more forthcoming with help than others can thank the size of their grey matter, housed at the junction of the two brain ... Read more...

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Prescription marijuana without memory loss on horizon


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Scientists may be able to design a cannabis drug in the future that can treat pain and seizures without hurting the memory, the Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Nail removed from American’s brain


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) A nail has been removed from an American man's brain which he hadn't known was there, The Telegraph reported Saturday.Chicago's Dante Autullo was recovering after undergoing ... Read more...

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Train your brain to be happy, and live longer


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Scientific evidence now suggests that one can boost up one's mood by training the brain to do so.People who are content are believed to live longer, ... Read more...

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Alcohol dulls brain into making mistakes


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Why do people with above average intelligence act irrationally, especially when they are drunk?A new study says that alcohol dulls the brain signal warning people about ... Read more...

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Cheerful outlook key to remaining bright beyond age


July 18th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Ever thought why some folk have a sunnier disposition and sharper mind in old age? Well, scientists have found that an optimistic and light-hearted outlook can ... Read more...

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How does brain feel another’s pain?


July 17th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Empathy for someone with whom you can directly relate is mostly generated by the intuitive, sensory-motor parts of the brain, while empathy for someone with whom ... Read more...

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Positive attitude key to ageing successfully


July 15th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Aging successfully has been linked with a preference for positive, emotionally gratifying experiences.New research published in Biological Psychiatry now explains how and when this "positivity effect" ... Read more...

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Cholesterol-lowering drugs may improve blood flow after stroke


April 27th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins may help may help restore blood flow after a stroke, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.The ... Read more...

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Why some people are born ‘yes men’


April 20th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Some people are born 'yes men', thanks to their genes which make them more likely to follow other people's directives. Researchers found that coming to a ... Read more...

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How blind people can better process sound


March 17th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that the part of the brain that normally works with our eyes to process vision and space perception can actually rewire itself to process sound ... Read more...

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Brain pacemakers relieve depression in patients


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors have found a new way to use pacemakers in the body. The device is widely known to be used to deliver shocks to the heart ... Read more...

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3-yr-old NY boy living despite a ‘vanishing brain’!


February 12th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A 3-year-old boy from New York has surprised doctors as he is living on an apparently 'disappearing brain.'His brain is missing a cerebellum - the part of the ... Read more...

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New study may provide clues to treating a variety of mental disorders


January 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study by the University of Missouri Brain Imaging Center (BIC) may provide researchers clues to treating a variety of mental disorders.In an effort to understand ... Read more...

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Jotting down anxieties key to success in exams


January 14th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Jotting down anxieties before a stressful situation like an exam or speech boosts your performance. The technique is so powerful that students taking an exam showed a ... Read more...

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A fat tummy shrinks your brain


January 9th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): A new study by researchers in the US has revealed that having a larger waistline could shrivel your brain.Obesity is associated with an increased risk of type 2 ... Read more...

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Our political outlook is hardwired into our brain: Study


December 29th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): A study from University College London has revealed that our political leanings are hardwired into our brain.The team scanned the brains of 90 students and found that those ... Read more...

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Brain spot where fear resides discovered


December 17th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Snakes, spiders, haunted houses and horror movies may frighten most of us, but there is one woman who doesn't seem to be afraid of them or anything else. ... Read more...

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Brain fully ‘matures’ in middle age: Study


December 16th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Contrary to previous beliefs, a new study has suggested that brain does not stop developing until late 40s.Earlier scientists used to believe that brain stop physically evolving in ... Read more...

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You are not as adult as you think!


December 16th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) You may still have something of a teenager in you even in your adulthood as the human brain keeps developing till we are in our 40s, says a ... Read more...

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Light at night ‘can put you in dark mood’


November 18th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new study has shown that exposure to even dim light at night is enough to cause physical changes in the brains of hamsters that may be linked ... Read more...

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Obesity Linked to Heightened Sense of Smell


November 17th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time, researchers have found a link between the sense of smell, and obesity. According to a new study, the sense of smell has an impact ... Read more...

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Obese have a greater sense of smell for food: Study


November 16th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A new research has stated that overweight people have greater sense of smell for food.Researchers from the University of Portsmouth said that their findings may explain why it's ... Read more...

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Researchers discover how to erase memory


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has revealed that a particular protein at the portion of the brain where fear is recalled from, is responsible for recalling bad experiences. ... Read more...

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Study on ‘How much sleep do you really need’ might shock you


October 27th, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When it comes to sleep, it has often been debated about the actual number of hours that the body requires.aHowever several studies have revealed that babies ... Read more...

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Sexsomnia linked to gene?


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 22 (IANS) The condition of sexsomnia, the bizarre act of having sex while asleep, could be genetic, according to evidence found by an Australian researcher.Gerard Kennedy, an associate professor in ... Read more...

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Google damaging users’ brain by offering quick assistance


September 13th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13 (ANI): An author has claimed that Google is damaging the brain of its users by providing information almost instantly, leading people to lose their intellectual capacity to store information.Nicolas ... Read more...

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Breakdowns in brain connections slow down physical response as we age


August 19th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): As we age, the connections in our brain get severed slowly, causing our physical responses to slow down, says a new study.The breakdown occurs in corpus callosum, a ... Read more...

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New method to reveal brain’s wiring


August 10th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): USC College neuroscientists used the power of a new method for tracing brain circuits running through a "hedonic hot spot" related to food enjoyment.The circuit tracing method allows ... Read more...

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Why our brains ‘light up’ over celebrity endorsements


July 14th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): If you were to watch Charlize Theron selling a pair of Jimmy Choos, chances are you would remember it for a longer time because she is a celebrity.A ... Read more...

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‘Mixed practice’ makes a man perfect


July 13th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): A new American study explains why variable practice improves the brain's memory of most skills better than practice focused on a single task.The research, by cognitive neuroscientists at ... Read more...

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Drug that grows new nerve cells identified


July 10th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Researchers have identified a drug that makes new nerve cells grow and replace damaged ones, a discovery that could help treat dementia. The researchers infused 1,000 different chemicals into ... Read more...

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Brains can see sans the sight


June 24th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Blind people think about dealing with an object just like those with vision, says a new study.The researchers said that people, who have lost their vision think about ... Read more...

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