types of brain damage

Zapping brain unshackles the genius within

February 4th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Stimulating the brain with gentle shocks can boost your problem solving capacity almost overnight, besides providing you with flashes of inspiration.Researchers have shown how a gentle surge of ... Read more...

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Brain area critical for forming unconscious memories identified

December 16th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Researchers at the UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain have found that a small area deep in the brain called the perirhinal cortex is critical for forming ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Screening of brain damage from mini-strokes may help predict memory loss in elderly

August 11th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11(ANI): A new study has revealed that screening for areas of damage from a possible mini-stroke could help predict memory loss in the elderly.During the study, the researchers tested 679 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cells that can limit stroke damage identified

January 28th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers have identified a specific type of cells that can limit brain damage in stroke patients.They found that crucial functions like sight, speech, or control of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Childhood lead exposure linked to decreased brain volume in adults

May 28th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Cincinnati, USA, have found that childhood exposure to lead is linked to volume loss in specific parts of the brain in adulthood, ... Read more...

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