Hypertension traced to source in brain, triggering new paradigm for hypertension treatment

Hypertension traced to source in brain, triggering new paradigm for hypertension treatment

Hypertension traced to source in brain, triggering new paradigm for hypertension treatment. When the heart works too hard, the brain may be to blame, says […]

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Brain-removal tool left accidentally in mummy’s skull

Brain-removal tool left accidentally in mummy’s skull

A brain-removal tool used by ancient Egyptian embalmers has been discovered lodged in the skull of a female mummy that dates back around 2,400 years. […]

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High-fat food linked with brain chemical changes, withdrawal symptoms

High-fat food linked with brain chemical changes, withdrawal symptoms

High-fat food linked with brain chemical changes, withdrawal symptoms. Eating junk food can actually change the brain, spurring symptoms of anxiety and depression if you […]

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Brain region that triggers hot flashes in menopause identified

Brain region that triggers hot flashes in menopause identified

Brain region that triggers hot flashes in menopause identified. Researchers have identified a region in the brain that may trigger the uncomfortable surges of heat, […]

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Brain displays an intrinsic mechanism for fighting infection

Brain displays an intrinsic mechanism for fighting infection

Brain displays an intrinsic mechanism for fighting infection. White blood cells have long reigned as the heroes of the immune system. When an infection strikes, […]

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Brain study shows why some people are more in tune with what they want

Brain study shows why some people are more in tune with what they want

Brain study shows why some people are more in tune with what they want. Throughout life, we are re constantly evaluating our options and making […]

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How cat litter parasite toxoplasma gondii influences the brain

How cat litter parasite toxoplasma gondii influences the brain

How cat litter parasite toxoplasma gondii influences the brain. New research led by a team at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden reveals for the first […]

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World’s largest brain simulation has 2.5 million neurons

World’s largest brain simulation has 2.5 million neurons

World’s largest brain simulation has 2.5 million neurons. With 2.5 million simulated neurons, a team of researchers at the University of Waterloo have claimed the […]

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Targeting neurotransmitter may help treat gastrointestinal conditions

Targeting neurotransmitter may help treat gastrointestinal conditions

Targeting neurotransmitter may help treat gastrointestinal conditions. Selective targeting of the neurotransmitter that differentially affects brain cells that control the two distinct functions of the […]

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Is there a neurological reason behind teen drinking?

Is there a neurological reason behind teen drinking?

Scientists have unpicked the brain processes involved in teenage alcohol abuse and say their findings help explain why some young people have more of a […]

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Origin of human intelligence linked to a genetic accident 500 million years ago

Origin of human intelligence linked to a genetic accident 500 million years ago

Origin of human intelligence linked to a genetic accident 500 million years ago. Researchers have identified the moment in history 500 million years ago that […]

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Are bees able to rejuvenate their brains

Are bees able to rejuvenate their brains

Are bees able to rejuvenate their brains? A team of scientists from Arizona State University and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences discovered that bees […]

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Zapping body and brain boosts movement in paralysed

Zapping body and brain boosts movement in paralysed

A single session of nerve stimulation has improved the movement of people with spinal cord injuries. Mimicking the passage of nerve signals by stimulating a […]

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Moral evaluations of harm are instant and emotional, brain study shows

Moral evaluations of harm are instant and emotional, brain study shows

Moral evaluations of harm are instant and emotional, brain study shows. People are able to detect, within a split second, if a hurtful action they […]

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Have you ever wondered what Albert Einstein's looked like?

Have you ever wondered what Albert Einstein’s looked like?

A picture and model of Albert Einstein’s brain was on display during a preview of a March 2012 exhibition in London called “Brains: mind of […]

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Seven may be a wonder but four is just about the limit for your brain processes

Seven may be a wonder but four is just about the limit for your brain processes

Seven may be a wonder but four is just about the limit for your brain processes. Sydney scientist has challenged the long-held wisdom that seven […]

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High altitude climbers at risk for brain bleeds

High altitude climbers at risk for brain bleeds

High altitude climbers at risk for brain bleeds. New magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and brain research shows that mountain climbers who experience a certain type […]

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Neuron computer ‘invention’ hailed by scientists

Neuron computer ‘invention’ hailed by scientists

Neuron computer ‘invention’ hailed by scientists. An invention which could hold the key to building the world’s first neuron computer has been hailed by leading […]

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Electrical impulses in the brain encode protocols for behaviors

Electrical impulses in the brain encode protocols for behaviors

Electrical impulses in the brain encode protocols for behaviors. Neuroscientists have long been perplexed by how our brains encode thoughts, including memory loss and awareness, […]

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Simulated brain ramps up to include 100 trillion synapses

Simulated brain ramps up to include 100 trillion synapses

Simulated brain ramps up to include 100 trillion synapses. Neurosynaptic Cores This network of neurosynaptic cores is derived from wiring in the monkey brain. The […]

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Leap forward in brain-controlled computer cursors: new algorithm greatly improves speed and accuracy

Leap forward in brain-controlled computer cursors: new algorithm greatly improves speed and accuracy

Leap forward in brain-controlled computer cursors: new algorithm greatly improves speed and accuracy. Stanford researchers have designed the fastest, most accurate algorithm yet for brain-implantable […]

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Optogenetics illuminates pathways of motivation through brain

Optogenetics illuminates pathways of motivation through brain

Optogenetics illuminates pathways of motivation through brain. Whether you are an apple tree or an antelope, survival depends on using your energy efficiently. In a […]

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Air pollution ‘ages the brain’ a study suggests

Air pollution ‘ages the brain’ a study suggests

Air pollution ‘ages the brain’ a study suggests. Elderly people living in areas of high air pollution have brains that are ‘three years older’ as […]

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Einstein’s brain: It was better than yours.

Einstein’s brain: It was better than yours.

Einstein’s brain: It was better than yours. Albert Einstein’s brain was “unlike those of most people,” according to a new study led by Florida State […]

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This is your brain on freestyle rap

This is your brain on freestyle rap

This is your brain on freestyle rap. Using brain scans, scientists try to find the hallmark of a creative process. In the worldwide cultural juggernaut […]

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How the Internet is shaping our “global brain”

How the Internet is shaping our “global brain”

How the Internet is shaping our “global brain”. The South Africans have a beautiful philosophy called Ubuntu, which translates as “I am what I am […]

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High blood pressure may cause harmful brain changes in people as young as 40

High blood pressure may cause harmful brain changes in people as young as 40

High blood pressure may cause harmful brain changes in people as young as 40, a study suggests. In the report, published online Nov. 2 in […]

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How the brain keeps track of who’s number 1

How the brain keeps track of who’s number 1

How the brain keeps track of who’s number 1. We use a different part of our brain to learn about who’s who in the social […]

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Your unconscious brain can do math, process language

Your unconscious brain can do math, process language

Your unconscious brain can do math, process language. The unconscious brain may not be able to ace an SAT test, but new brain research suggests […]

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Human brain Is wired for harmony

Human brain Is wired for harmony

Human brain Is wired for harmony. Many creatures, such as human babies, chimpanzees, and chicks, react negatively to dissonance—harsh, unstable, grating sounds. Since the days […]

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Several projects are trying to reverse-engineer the brain

Several projects are trying to reverse-engineer the brain

Several projects are trying to reverse-engineer the brain. When it comes to the human brain, many scientists believe that we are incapable of understanding how […]

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Young People Get Brain Damaged By High Blood Pressure

Uncontrolled high blood pressure damages the brain’s structure and function as early as young middle-age, and even the brains of middle-aged people who clinically would […]

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Brain change link to anti-social behaviour in girls

Brain change link to anti-social behaviour in girls

Brain change link to anti-social behaviour in girls. The brains of teenage girls with behavioural disorders are different to those of their peers, UK researchers […]

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Chopra: Reinventing the brain is closer than you think

Chopra: Reinventing the brain is closer than you think

Chopra: Reinventing the brain is closer than you think. Thanks to brain scans like the fMRI, brain activity can be localized and even the most […]

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If you hate math, it might—literally

If you hate math, it might—literally

If you hate math, it might—literally. According to a new study, the mere prospect of a math problem causes pain centers to light up in […]

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Conerstones of a healthy brain training regimen

The human brain is a glorious organism capable of wonders. However, like anything else, it must be trained to perform at its finest. Brain training […]

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Study suggests that the brain relies on two separate networks to make decisions

Study suggests that the brain relies on two separate networks to make decisions A new study suggests that the brain relies on two separate networks […]

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Heavy drinking rewires brain, increasing susceptibility to anxiety problems

Heavy drinking rewires brain, increasing susceptibility to anxiety problems Heavy alcohol use actually rewires brain circuitry, making it harder for alcoholics to recover psychologically following […]

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Don’t Forget To Train Your Brain This Summer!

It’s time for the holidays! If you have the chance to leave during this summer, you know how important is for your body and mind […]

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