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Multiple channels help brain avoid traffic overload


May 7th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) Multiple signalling channels within the brain ensure that they don't overload the organ with too much traffic at their busiest roundabouts and keep it healthy and ... Read more...

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Not able to detect lies may be sign of dementia


April 17th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Getting the aged to analyse videos of chatting people would show up whether they are able to detect sarcasm and lies and so help diagnose degenerative ... Read more...

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Inability to detect sarcasm, lies may be early sign of dementia


April 16th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A study has found that the inability to detect sarcasm or lies may be an early sign of dementia.A group of scientists at the University of California, San ... Read more...

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Henry Higgins was born with ability to correct Fair Lady Eliza’s accent


March 16th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Henry Higgins was born with the ability to correct My Fair Lady's Eliza Doolittle's accent, suggests a new study.The new research, therefore, suggests that a person's ability to ... Read more...

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Adding face shields to helmets could prevent blast-induced brain injuries


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new study has suggested that adding a face shield to the helmet worn by military personnel could help prevent blast induced head injuries.Raul Radovitzky, of MIT, and ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target across a range of cancer types found


October 21st, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Researchers have found a common link among several malignant tumor types in all grades of cancer.Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, in collaboration with investigators of the ... Read more...

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Why mothers bond so well with their kids


August 29th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Children share a special lifelong bond with their mothers which may be rooted in how the brain reacts when we see our mothers' face. When adults look upon ... Read more...

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Depression ‘dampens sense of smell’


August 13th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Can't smell the roses? Well, maybe you're depressed, says a new study, which has found that the part of depressed people's brain responsible for the sense of smell ... Read more...

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Keeping heart healthy may slow down brain aging


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Want to slow down the aging process of your brain? Well, then start keeping you heart healthy, suggests a new study.In the study, people whose hearts pumped less ... Read more...

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Obesity gene can shrink the brain


April 20th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): The obesity gene, which is carried by over half of all people in the US with European ancestry, is also associated with a loss of brain tissue, say ... Read more...

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Extreme and moderate heat may help cure tumours


March 11th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): According to a new research treating tumors with extreme heat or moderate heat, aided by ultrasound guidance, may provide a possible therapeutic option.Osama M. Al-Bataineh, an assistant professor ... Read more...

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Childhood stress may lead to brain damage


February 26th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Childhood stress such as abuse or emotional neglect can result in structural brain changes, a new study has shown.Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), researchers have shown that childhood ... Read more...

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Damaged protein recognised as early diagnostic biomarker for Alzheimer’s


February 24th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A new study by American researchers has found that elevated cerebrospinal fluid levels of phosphorylated tau231 (P-tau231), a damaged tau protein, can be used as early diagnostic biomarker ... Read more...

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How teenage brains are different from adult brains


November 18th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Scientists from the National Institute of Mental Health are using magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, to know how the brains of teenagers function differently than those of adults. ... Read more...

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New hope for people whose nerves degenerate


August 20th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) There is no known cure for diseases such as Huntington's, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's where the nerve system degenerates. But now there is hope as stem cells from the ... Read more...

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Scientists guide stem cells to damaged tissue using nanomagnets


August 18th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): University College London scientists have shown that it is possible to guide stem cells to sites of cardiovascular injury using microscopic magnetic particles, in a new method designed ... Read more...

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Early risers and night owls have different brain functions: study


June 25th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 25 (IANS) Are you a morning person or a night owl? There are significant differences in the way your brain will function depending on what you are, according to the ... Read more...

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How our brains evoke empathy when we see others in pain


June 13th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): A new study has shed some light on how our brains evoke empathy when we see others in pain.Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Organization for ... Read more...

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Fitness improves memory, increases brain size


February 25th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Elderly adults who are more physically fit tend to have bigger hippocampi, a part of the brain that has a bearing on spatial memory. Remove the hippocampus, as was ... Read more...

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Scientists image bleeding hearts for first time


January 19th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) A new scan has helped scientists image bleeding within the heart for the first time after a cardiac attack. The research shows that the amount of bleeding can ... Read more...

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Bleeding hearts revealed


January 19th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): For the first time scientists have captured images that show bleeding inside the heart after patients suffered a heart attack.The research, which shows that the amount of ... Read more...

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Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder linked with ‘emptier brains’


January 17th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Adolescents who experience the first outbreak of psychosis have less grey matter than healthy teenagers, a new study says. This change was noted in patients suffering from various ... Read more...

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Genes, brain area linked to teens susceptibility to alcohol dependence


November 7th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 7 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have found in a study of teens that genetic factors can influence size variations a brain area, which ... Read more...

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MRI scan is faster way to diagnose Alzheimer’s


July 12th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 12 (IANS) Canadian researchers have found that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are a faster and definitive way of detecting Alzheimer's disease. Named after German psychiatrist Alois Alzheimer who first ... Read more...

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Study holds promise for early Alzheimers diagnosis, treatment


July 12th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Canadian scientists have unearthed clear evidence that increases in the size of the ventricles, fluid-filled cavities in the brain, are directly linked with cognitive impairment and Alzheimers ... Read more...

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Gay men and straight womens brains are wired similarly


June 17th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): They might have opposite preferences when it comes to choosing partners, but gay men and straight womens brains are on similar wavelengths, according to a new research.Similarly, ... Read more...

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Homosexuality lies in the brain: Study


June 15th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): Brains of homosexuals are structurally and functionally different from those of straight people, according to a collaborative study on human sexuality.During the study, scientists found that lesbians ... Read more...

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Scientists reverse engineering the brain to produce mind-body interplay


June 15th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A team of scientists at the University of British Columbia are reverse engineering the brain to model the first working computational model of the complex interaction between ... Read more...

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Scientists link sleep apnea to memory loss


June 11th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Sleep apnea can lead to serious brain injury that disrupts memory and thinking, according to researchers at the University of California - Los Angeles.For the first time, ... Read more...

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Tiniest cancer-detecting nanoparticles created


May 28th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A chemist at Brown University claims to have developed the smallest iron oxide nanoparticles to date for the detection of cancer using magnetic resonance imaging. (MRI).Shouheng ... Read more...

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Fetal exposure to drugs, alcohol or tobacco may change brain structure of kids


April 8th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A new study has found that babies born to women who use cocaine, alcohol or tobacco during pregnancy may have brain structure changes that continue into early ... Read more...

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NASAs remedy for staying fit when confined in bed


November 20th, 2007 - 4:25 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A NASA study has created an exercise regime that can help bed-ridden peoples muscles away from atrophying with a combination of aerobic and strength training workouts.The study, led ... Read more...

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One in eight healthy people unknowingly has a brain abnormality


November 14th, 2007 - 8:14 am ICT by admin
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