Branch like dendrites

Looking at the Neuron; Its structures and their functions.

 

  Cell body. There are around 100 billion neurons in the brain! Neurons are really small, measuring in microns (thousands of a millimetre) The smallest […]

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concussion symptoms

Concussion Symptoms- Causes and Treatments

 

  Concussion symptoms. Recently, concussions have become the focus of several discussions, research studies, news articles, and even movies. But when concussion symptoms can no […]

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Young athlete head injury

Mayo brain damage study shows non-professional athletes at risk of degenerative brain disorder

 

  In a recent study published in Sports Illustrated from the Mayo Clinic, a link has been made between contact sports and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or […]

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High fat diets may damage your brain

High-fat diets may damage your brain and contribute to obesity

 

  The holiday season is known for family, friends, and of course, food. A recent study suggests that the high-fat diet associated with the holidays may […]

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A ‘neurosteroid’ found to prevent brain injury caused by HIV/AIDS

A ‘neurosteroid’ found to prevent brain injury caused by HIV/AIDS

 

  A ‘neurosteroid’ found to prevent brain injury caused by HIV/AIDS. New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that a network of steroid molecules found […]

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Women with sleep apnea have higher degree of brain damage than men

Women with sleep apnea have higher degree of brain damage than men

 

  Women with sleep apnea have higher degree of brain damage than men. Women suffering from sleep apnea have, on the whole, a higher degree […]

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 Mind-reading scan locates site of meaning in the brain. Meanings of words can be hard to locate when they are on the tip of your […]

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