shrinking brain

Genes tied to shrinking brain, Alzheimer’s identified

April 16th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) A quartet of genes, identified in the first ever genetic analysis of more than 9,000 people, may speed shrinkage of a brain region involved in making ... Read more...

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Shrinking brains are making humans dumber

January 2nd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) Whether we admit it or not, the human race seems to be heading for a dumber version of itself -- thanks to the shrinking size of our brains. ... Read more...

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Shrinking brain in dementia prompts overeating

November 16th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that a shrinkage in the brain is the reason why some people with dementia are compulsive overeaters, paving the way for better diagnosis and new ... Read more...

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Cold sore virus likely to cause brain abnormalities

June 1st, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) Exposure to the common virus that causes cold sores may be partly responsible for a shrinking brain and loss of concentration skills and memory --symptomatic of schizophrenic patients. "We're ... Read more...

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