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New hope for neuro-tumor patients

I wanted to share this info: New hope for neuro-tumor patients Source: Science Daily New research could offer hope to the thousands of, mainly young, people affected by the hereditary condition Neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2). In addition to NF2 disease there … Continue reading

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On-site ecstasy pill-testing services may reduce user risks at concerts and raves

I wanted to share this info: On-site ecstasy pill-testing services may reduce user risks at concerts and raves Source: Science Daily At least some recreational users of illegal drugs may choose not to take them if tests show the pills … Continue reading

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Malaria drug protects fetuses from Zika infection

I wanted to share this info: Malaria drug protects fetuses from Zika infection Source: Science Daily Zika virus infects the fetus by manipulating the body’s normal barrier to infection, according to a new study of pregnant mice. Moreover, the study … Continue reading

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Why does prenatal alcohol exposure increase the likelihood of addiction?

I wanted to share this info: Why does prenatal alcohol exposure increase the likelihood of addiction? Source: Science Daily One of the many negative consequences when fetuses are exposed to alcohol in the womb is an increased risk for drug … Continue reading

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Unlocking the secrets of the Sahara

I wanted to share this info: Unlocking the secrets of the Sahara Source: Science Daily A peat bog in Romania provides a new insight into our knowledge of when the Sahara began to transform from grassland into the desert we … Continue reading

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How universities are fostering innovation, entrepreneurship

I wanted to share this info: How universities are fostering innovation, entrepreneurship Source: Science Daily Technology and Innovation 19.1 zeroes in on innovation and entrepreneurship, with a special focus on what universities are currently doing to foster growth in those … Continue reading

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Handwritten opioid prescriptions are more prone to mistakes, researchers find

I wanted to share this info: Handwritten opioid prescriptions are more prone to mistakes, researchers find Source: Science Daily Handwritten orders for opioids contributes heavily to a trio of prescribing and processing errors in contrast to those created electronically, researchers … Continue reading

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Changes in brain regions may explain why some prefer order and certainty

I wanted to share this info: Changes in brain regions may explain why some prefer order and certainty Source: Science Daily Why do some people prefer stable, predictable lives while others prefer frequent changes? Why do some people make rational … Continue reading

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Well-being in later life: The mind plays an important role

I wanted to share this info: Well-being in later life: The mind plays an important role Source: Science Daily Well-being in later life is largely dependent on psychosocial factors. Physical impairments tend to play a secondary role, as scientists have … Continue reading

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Obstructing the 'inner eye'

I wanted to share this info: Obstructing the ‘inner eye’ Source: Science Daily Hypnosis can help people stop smoking, sleep better and even undergo dental treatment without pain. But what exactly is hypnosis and what precisely happens in the brain … Continue reading

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Drinking alcohol while pregnant could have transgenerational effects

I wanted to share this info: Drinking alcohol while pregnant could have transgenerational effects Source: Science Daily Soon-to-be mothers have heard the warning – don’t drink while pregnant. Experts have issued numerous statements about the dangers of alcohol consumption during … Continue reading

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Some patients with dementia may experience delayed-onset PTSD

I wanted to share this info: Some patients with dementia may experience delayed-onset PTSD Source: Science Daily Delayed-onset post-traumatic symptoms in the elderly may be misdiagnosed as falling under the umbrella of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), according … Continue reading

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Mindfulness-based therapy may reduce stress in overweight and obese individuals

I wanted to share this info: Mindfulness-based therapy may reduce stress in overweight and obese individuals Source: Science Daily In a randomized clinical trial of women who were overweight or obese, mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) increased mindfulness and decreased stress … Continue reading

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Traumatic brain injury in veterans: Differences from civilians may affect long-term care

I wanted to share this info: Traumatic brain injury in veterans: Differences from civilians may affect long-term care Source: Science Daily Veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) differ from civilians with TBI in some key ways — with potentially important … Continue reading

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A biophysical smoking gun

I wanted to share this info: A biophysical smoking gun Source: Science Daily While much about Alzheimer’s disease remains a mystery, scientists do know that part of the disease’s progression involves a normal protein called tau, aggregating to form ropelike … Continue reading

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Preschoolers learn from math games, to a point

I wanted to share this info: Preschoolers learn from math games, to a point Source: Science Daily What is the best way to help poor schoolchildren succeed at math? A study now sheds light on the ways preschool activities may … Continue reading

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Eyewitness recollection easily distorted by the views of others

I wanted to share this info: Eyewitness recollection easily distorted by the views of others Source: Science Daily It is human nature to give added credence to the views of family and friends. But this could lead to inaccurate eyewitness … Continue reading

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Controlling memory by triggering specific brain waves during sleep

I wanted to share this info: Controlling memory by triggering specific brain waves during sleep Source: Science Daily Manipulating the pulses of electrical activity in the thalamus during non-REM deep sleep make mice remember or forget. READ MORE: Controlling memory … Continue reading

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Finding what's right with children who grow up in high-stress environments

I wanted to share this info: Finding what’s right with children who grow up in high-stress environments Source: Science Daily More attention should be given to what’s right with children who grow up in high-stress environmentsm, suggests a study, so … Continue reading

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Your hands may reveal the struggle to maintain self-control

I wanted to share this info: Your hands may reveal the struggle to maintain self-control Source: Science Daily It takes just a few seconds to choose a cookie over an apple and wreck your diet for the day. But what … Continue reading

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False-positive mammogram results linked to spike in anxiety prescriptions

I wanted to share this info: False-positive mammogram results linked to spike in anxiety prescriptions Source: Science Daily Women who experience a false-positive mammogram result are more likely to begin medication for anxiety or depression than women who received an … Continue reading

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Early-life pain may lead to obesity risk, especially in females, study finds

I wanted to share this info: Early-life pain may lead to obesity risk, especially in females, study finds Source: Science Daily Inflammatory pain at birth changes how the hippocampus, a part of the brain associated with memory and eating behavior, … Continue reading

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Systematic research investigates effects of money on thinking, behavior

I wanted to share this info: Systematic research investigates effects of money on thinking, behavior Source: Science Daily Scientists have presented results from three experiments that systematically explore money-priming effects, finding inconsistent evidence for the effect of money primes on … Continue reading

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Binge drinking accelerates alcohol use disorder, but stable daily drinking may be just as risky in the long-term

I wanted to share this info: Binge drinking accelerates alcohol use disorder, but stable daily drinking may be just as risky in the long-term Source: Science Daily Binge drinking may increase people’s risk of developing alcohol use disorders (AUDs), especially … Continue reading

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Traumatic brain injury associated with dementia in working-age adults

I wanted to share this info: Traumatic brain injury associated with dementia in working-age adults Source: Science Daily According to a study encompassing the entire Finnish population, traumatic brain injury associated with an increased risk for dementia in working-age adults. … Continue reading

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Brain changes accompany development of metamemory from childhood to adolescence

I wanted to share this info: Brain changes accompany development of metamemory from childhood to adolescence Source: Science Daily Being able to assess our own memories helps us to avoid errors and prompts us to collect more information to fill … Continue reading

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Our faces reveal whether we're rich or poor

I wanted to share this info: Our faces reveal whether we’re rich or poor Source: Science Daily A study by social psychologists shows that people can reliably tell if someone is richer or poorer than average just by looking at … Continue reading

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Surprising trend in extramarital sex in America

I wanted to share this info: Surprising trend in extramarital sex in America Source: Science Daily Older Americans are cheating on their spouses more than their younger counterparts, with 20 percent of married Americans over age 55 reporting they’ve engaged … Continue reading

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What kind of Facebook user are you?

I wanted to share this info: What kind of Facebook user are you? Source: Science Daily Researchers asked people why they use Facebook, then identified four categories of users. READ MORE: What kind of Facebook user are you?

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The misappropriation of identities of famous people on Twitter

I wanted to share this info: The misappropriation of identities of famous people on Twitter Source: Science Daily Scientists have carried out research on false profiles, or ‘fakes’, of famous people on the social network Twitter and the use of … Continue reading

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People with tic disorders at increased suicide risk

I wanted to share this info: People with tic disorders at increased suicide risk Source: Science Daily People with Tourette’s disorder or chronic tic disorder are over four times more likely to die by suicide than the general population, according … Continue reading

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Australian study uses new technique to challenge brain development hypothesis

I wanted to share this info: Australian study uses new technique to challenge brain development hypothesis Source: Science Daily A new study, which might be useful for biomedical research, rewrites parts of the rulebook on how mammalian brains — including … Continue reading

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Training can improve athletes' stereo vision

I wanted to share this info: Training can improve athletes’ stereo vision Source: Science Daily Stereo vision allows individuals to perceive depth differences in their surroundings. Important to pedestrians and drivers, for example, depth perception plays a key role in … Continue reading

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Marijuana and vulnerability to psychosis

I wanted to share this info: Marijuana and vulnerability to psychosis Source: Science Daily The link between marijuana use and psychotic-like experiences has been confirmed in a Canadian adolescent cohort. READ MORE: Marijuana and vulnerability to psychosis

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Small-molecule therapeutic boosts spatial memory and motor function in Rett syndrome mice

I wanted to share this info: Small-molecule therapeutic boosts spatial memory and motor function in Rett syndrome mice Source: Science Daily Rett syndrome is a neurological disorder affecting learning and development, caused by a mutation in the MECP2 gene triggering … Continue reading

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Do blind people express their emotions in the same way as people who can see?

I wanted to share this info: Do blind people express their emotions in the same way as people who can see? Source: Science Daily Facial expressions play a powerful role in social interactions from birth to adulthood. Fear, joy, anger … Continue reading

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Menstruation doesn't change how your brain works — period

I wanted to share this info: Menstruation doesn’t change how your brain works — period Source: Science Daily It has long been assumed that your period affects your brain’s performance. A new study set out to determine whether changes in … Continue reading

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What's in a name? Big Data reveals distinctive patterns in higher education systems

I wanted to share this info: What’s in a name? Big Data reveals distinctive patterns in higher education systems Source: Science Daily Using lists of names collected from publicly available websites, two researchers have revealed distinctive patterns in higher education … Continue reading

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Shingles increases risk of heart attack, stroke

I wanted to share this info: Shingles increases risk of heart attack, stroke Source: Science Daily Contracting shingles, a reactivation of the chickenpox virus, increases a person’s risk of stroke and heart attack, according to a research letter. READ MORE: … Continue reading

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What are outcomes later in life for high school football players?

I wanted to share this info: What are outcomes later in life for high school football players? Source: Science Daily In a study of men who graduated from Wisconsin high schools in 1957, playing high school football was not adversely … Continue reading

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Certain OTC, less expensive hearing aids provide benefit similar to conventional hearing aid

I wanted to share this info: Certain OTC, less expensive hearing aids provide benefit similar to conventional hearing aid Source: Science Daily A comparison between less-expensive, over-the-counter hearing assistance devices and a conventional hearing aid found that some of these … Continue reading

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Drug discovery: Alzheimer's and Parkinson's spurred by same enzyme

I wanted to share this info: Drug discovery: Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s spurred by same enzyme Source: Science Daily Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease are different. But at the biochemical level, these two neurodegenerative diseases start to look similar. This is … Continue reading

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Greening the city: A measurement for a mindful environment

I wanted to share this info: Greening the city: A measurement for a mindful environment Source: Science Daily Scientists have developed the world’s first Tranquillity Rating Prediction Tool (TRAPT), a scientific process for measuring how relaxing urban environments and public … Continue reading

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'Brain training' app found to improve memory in people with mild cognitive impairment

I wanted to share this info: ‘Brain training’ app found to improve memory in people with mild cognitive impairment Source: Science Daily A ‘brain training’ game could help improve the memory of patients in the very earliest stages of dementia, … Continue reading

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The secret connection between anxiety, sleep

I wanted to share this info: The secret connection between anxiety, sleep Source: Science Daily You may have experienced sleepless nights when you were anxious, stressed or too excited. Such emotions are well-known to affect wakefulness and can even cause … Continue reading

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Method elucidates inner workings of neural networks

I wanted to share this info: Method elucidates inner workings of neural networks Source: Science Daily A new technique helps elucidate the inner workings of neural networks trained on visual data. READ MORE: Method elucidates inner workings of neural networks … Continue reading

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Power to the people

I wanted to share this info: Power to the people Source: Science Daily The first rule of advocating for climate change-related legislation is: You do not talk about ‘climate change.’ The term has become so polarizing that its mere mention … Continue reading

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Japanese children learn to write through rhythm

I wanted to share this info: Japanese children learn to write through rhythm Source: Science Daily How do we learn to write? A Japanese study looked at the development of writing skills in Japanese first-grade students, and revealed aspects of … Continue reading

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Sport feels less strenuous if you believe it's doing you good

I wanted to share this info: Sport feels less strenuous if you believe it’s doing you good Source: Science Daily “Sport is too much like hard work.” For many, that is reason enough to pass when it comes to exercise. … Continue reading

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Picture overload hinders children's word learning from storybooks

I wanted to share this info: Picture overload hinders children’s word learning from storybooks Source: Science Daily While publishers look to produce ever more colourful and exciting texts to entice buyers, University of Sussex psychologists have shown that having more … Continue reading

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Doctors divided about tutoring future colleagues

I wanted to share this info: Doctors divided about tutoring future colleagues Source: Science Daily Professionally active doctors increasingly hesitate to take on the task of tutoring students from undergraduate medical education. Stress and pressure from higher up, and sometimes … Continue reading

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Overactive scavenger cells may cause neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's

I wanted to share this info: Overactive scavenger cells may cause neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s Source: Science Daily For the first time, researchers have demonstrated a surprising effect of microglia, the scavenger cells of the brain: If these cells lack the … Continue reading

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Possible early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder

I wanted to share this info: Possible early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder Source: Science Daily Measuring a set of proteins in the blood may enable earlier diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study. READ MORE: Possible … Continue reading

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Food allergies linked to childhood anxiety

I wanted to share this info: Food allergies linked to childhood anxiety Source: Science Daily Researchers studied the link between food allergy and childhood anxiety and depression among a sample of predominantly low socioeconomic status minority children and found that … Continue reading

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Children with autism should be checked for DCD, study recommends

I wanted to share this info: Children with autism should be checked for DCD, study recommends Source: Science Daily Researchers are recommending in a new study that children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder should be checked for developmental coordination disorder … Continue reading

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Bullying and bias can cost schools millions in lost funding

I wanted to share this info: Bullying and bias can cost schools millions in lost funding Source: Science Daily When children avoid school to avoid bullying, many states can lose tens of millions of dollars in lost funding, and California … Continue reading

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Social status of listener alters our voice

I wanted to share this info: Social status of listener alters our voice Source: Science Daily People tend to change the pitch of their voice depending on who they are talking to, and how dominant they feel, a study has … Continue reading

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Surprisingly exact timing of voluntary movements

I wanted to share this info: Surprisingly exact timing of voluntary movements Source: Science Daily Almost everything we do — walking, talking, or drinking coffee — is completely dependent on accurate timing when activating many muscles at once. The prevailing … Continue reading

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Does carrying extra weight offer better survival following a stroke?

I wanted to share this info: Does carrying extra weight offer better survival following a stroke? Source: Science Daily Despite the fact that obesity increases both the risk for stroke and death, a new study has found that people who … Continue reading

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Malaria control in African schools dramatically cuts infection and reduces risk of anemia

I wanted to share this info: Malaria control in African schools dramatically cuts infection and reduces risk of anemia Source: Science Daily Schools that provide prevention education, insecticide-treated nets and antimalarial treatment, in regions where malaria is highly seasonal, could … Continue reading

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Higher IQ in childhood is linked to a longer life

I wanted to share this info: Higher IQ in childhood is linked to a longer life Source: Science Daily Higher intelligence (IQ) in childhood is associated with a lower lifetime risk of major causes of death, including heart disease, stroke, … Continue reading

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Paving the way for promising treatment for hot flashes

I wanted to share this info: Paving the way for promising treatment for hot flashes Source: Science Daily Fifteen years ago, Dr. Naomi Rance was at work when she experienced her first hot flash. Rance, a physician and researcher, took … Continue reading

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Facial models suggest less may be more for a successful smile

I wanted to share this info: Facial models suggest less may be more for a successful smile Source: Science Daily Research using computer-animated 3-D faces suggests that less is more for a successful smile, according to a new study. READ … Continue reading

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Adolescent obesity linked to early mortality from cardiovascular diseases

I wanted to share this info: Adolescent obesity linked to early mortality from cardiovascular diseases Source: Science Daily While there is solid evidence that adolescent overweight and obesity are associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke, less is known … Continue reading

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Potentially lethal parasite rat lungworm found throughout Florida

I wanted to share this info: Potentially lethal parasite rat lungworm found throughout Florida Source: Science Daily Researchers have found rat lungworm, a parasitic nematode that can cause meningitis in humans and animals, in five Florida counties. READ MORE: Potentially … Continue reading

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Sleep disturbances predict increased risk for suicidal symptoms, study finds

I wanted to share this info: Sleep disturbances predict increased risk for suicidal symptoms, study finds Source: Science Daily Sleep disturbances can warn of worsening suicidal thoughts in young adults, independent of the severity of an individual’s depression, a study … Continue reading

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Artists and architects think differently compared to other people

I wanted to share this info: Artists and architects think differently compared to other people Source: Science Daily Architects, painters and sculptors conceive of spaces in different ways from other people and from each other, finds a new study. READ … Continue reading

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At-risk chronic pain patients taper opioids successfully with psychological tools

I wanted to share this info: At-risk chronic pain patients taper opioids successfully with psychological tools Source: Science Daily Psychological support and new coping skills are helping patients at high risk of developing chronic pain and long-term, high-dose opioid use … Continue reading

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Serotonin contributions to cocaine's allure

I wanted to share this info: Serotonin contributions to cocaine’s allure Source: Science Daily A new study reinforces long-held suspicions that the brain chemical serotonin, a molecule usually associated with mood, appetite and libido, makes a direct contribution to the … Continue reading

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New technology aims to provide peace and positive stimulation to dementia patients

I wanted to share this info: New technology aims to provide peace and positive stimulation to dementia patients Source: Science Daily To alleviate boredom and increase engagement, elderly patients in long-term care facilities can engage with the Ambient Activity Technology … Continue reading

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How the cortex assigns credit for causality

I wanted to share this info: How the cortex assigns credit for causality Source: Science Daily New research affirms a key role for neurons in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in the crucial learning task of determining what caused a desired … Continue reading

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Now or later: How taste and sound affect when you buy

I wanted to share this info: Now or later: How taste and sound affect when you buy Source: Science Daily New research finds the type of sensory experience an advertisement conjures up in our mind — taste and touch vs. … Continue reading

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Training changes the way the brain pays attention

I wanted to share this info: Training changes the way the brain pays attention Source: Science Daily Behavioral training changes the way attention facilitates information processing in the human brain, a study has found. READ MORE: Training changes the way … Continue reading

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Human enzyme can reduce neurotoxic amyloids in a mouse model of dementia

I wanted to share this info: Human enzyme can reduce neurotoxic amyloids in a mouse model of dementia Source: Science Daily A naturally occurring human enzyme -called cyclophilin 40 or CyP40- can unravel protein aggregates that contribute to both Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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Mice provide insight into genetics of autism spectrum disorders

I wanted to share this info: Mice provide insight into genetics of autism spectrum disorders Source: Science Daily The CHD8 gene is associated with some cases of human autism. A new study shows that mice with mutated CHD8 show defects … Continue reading

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Transcranial stimulation and/or physical therapy improves walking speed in Parkinson's disease

I wanted to share this info: Transcranial stimulation and/or physical therapy improves walking speed in Parkinson’s disease Source: Science Daily Noninvasive brain stimulation and physical therapy — alone or in combination — improve some measures of walking ability in patients … Continue reading

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Legal cannabis laws impact teen use

I wanted to share this info: Legal cannabis laws impact teen use Source: Science Daily A new study has found that adolescents living in medical marijuana states with a plethora of dispensaries are more likely to have tried new methods … Continue reading

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Intracranial pathology not necessary for gadolinium deposition in brain tissues

I wanted to share this info: Intracranial pathology not necessary for gadolinium deposition in brain tissues Source: Science Daily New research suggests gadolinium retention may be more widespread and may be present in many more, or possibly all, patients exposed … Continue reading

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Persistent mental distress linked to higher risk of death in heart patients

I wanted to share this info: Persistent mental distress linked to higher risk of death in heart patients Source: Science Daily Persistent moderate to severe mental distress is linked to a significantly heightened risk of death among patients with stable … Continue reading

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Exposure to light causes emotional and physical responses in migraine sufferers

I wanted to share this info: Exposure to light causes emotional and physical responses in migraine sufferers Source: Science Daily Light makes migraine headaches more painful and induces negative emotions and unpleasant physical sensations, new research confirms. Laboratory studies identify … Continue reading

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Alzheimer's disease risk linked to a network of genes associated with myeloid cells

I wanted to share this info: Alzheimer’s disease risk linked to a network of genes associated with myeloid cells Source: Science Daily Researchers have found that a network of genes associated with myeloid cells is central to Alzheimer’s disease susceptibility. … Continue reading

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New research could help humans see what nature hides

I wanted to share this info: New research could help humans see what nature hides Source: Science Daily Things are not always as they appear. New visual perception research explains the natural limits of what humans can see and how … Continue reading

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Computer model simulates sense of touch from the entire hand

I wanted to share this info: Computer model simulates sense of touch from the entire hand Source: Science Daily Neuroscientists have developed a computer model that can simulate the response of nerves in the hand to any pattern of touch … Continue reading

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Brains evolved to need exercise

I wanted to share this info: Brains evolved to need exercise Source: Science Daily Mounting scientific evidence shows that exercise is good not only for our bodies, but for our brains. Yet, exactly why physical activity benefits the brain is … Continue reading

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Where are the new therapies for heart disease?

I wanted to share this info: Where are the new therapies for heart disease? Source: Science Daily Despite dramatic reductions in the death rate from cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease and stroke, it remains the leading causes of death, … Continue reading

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Insomnia medication may wake up some patients from vegetative state

I wanted to share this info: Insomnia medication may wake up some patients from vegetative state Source: Science Daily A systematic review of zolpidem for noninsomnia neurological disorders, including movement disorders and disorders of consciousness, finds reason for additional research. … Continue reading

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New tool to identify and control neurons

I wanted to share this info: New tool to identify and control neurons Source: Science Daily One of the big challenges in the neuroscience field is to understand how connections and communications trigger our behavior. Researchers have now developed a … Continue reading

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Lack of sleep fuels harmful inflammatory response to marital stress

I wanted to share this info: Lack of sleep fuels harmful inflammatory response to marital stress Source: Science Daily A lack of sleep doesn’t just leave you cranky and spoiling for a fight. Researchers say it also puts you at … Continue reading

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Identity crisis? Vapers who continue to smoke are in denial about their addiction and could struggle to kick the habit

I wanted to share this info: Identity crisis? Vapers who continue to smoke are in denial about their addiction and could struggle to kick the habit Source: Science Daily People who vape as well as smoke traditional cigarettes may find … Continue reading

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Scientists find clever way to help you de-clutter your home

I wanted to share this info: Scientists find clever way to help you de-clutter your home Source: Science Daily If your attic is full of stuff you no longer use but can’t bear to give away, a new study may … Continue reading

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Large-scale production of living brain cells enables entirely new research

I wanted to share this info: Large-scale production of living brain cells enables entirely new research Source: Science Daily Important pieces of the puzzle to understand what drives diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are still missing today. One crucial … Continue reading

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Bird's eye perspective

I wanted to share this info: Bird’s eye perspective Source: Science Daily Researchers have now provided the first insight into the perplexing question of how humans developed their daytime vision. READ MORE: Bird’s eye perspective

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Genes, ozone, and autism

I wanted to share this info: Genes, ozone, and autism Source: Science Daily Exposure to ozone in the environment puts individuals with high levels of genetic variation at an even higher risk for developing autism than would be expected just … Continue reading

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The mere presence of your smartphone reduces brain power, study shows

I wanted to share this info: The mere presence of your smartphone reduces brain power, study shows Source: Science Daily Your cognitive capacity is significantly reduced when your smartphone is within reach — even if it’s off — suggests new … Continue reading

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Anti-epilepsy drug restores normal brain activity in mild Alzheimer's disease

I wanted to share this info: Anti-epilepsy drug restores normal brain activity in mild Alzheimer’s disease Source: Science Daily An anti-epileptic drug has been tested for its potential impact on the brain activity of patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease. The … Continue reading

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Chatter in the deep brain spurs empathy in rats

I wanted to share this info: Chatter in the deep brain spurs empathy in rats Source: Science Daily By combining electrical monitoring of neural activity with machine learning, a team of neuroscientists has tuned into the brain chatter of rats … Continue reading

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Leisure activities lower blood pressure in Alzheimer's caregivers

I wanted to share this info: Leisure activities lower blood pressure in Alzheimer’s caregivers Source: Science Daily Going for a walk outside, reading, listening to music — these and other enjoyable activities can reduce blood pressure for elderly caregivers of … Continue reading

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Correct connections are crucial

I wanted to share this info: Correct connections are crucial Source: Science Daily Investigators have been examining the use of deep brain stimulation in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease in an attempt to optimize treatment effectiveness. READ MORE: Correct connections … Continue reading

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Is it okay for children to count on their fingers?

I wanted to share this info: Is it okay for children to count on their fingers? Source: Science Daily Is it OK for children to count on their fingers? Generations of pupils have been discouraged by their teachers from using … Continue reading

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Guided self-help approach to graded exercise program is safe, may reduce fatigue for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome

I wanted to share this info: Guided self-help approach to graded exercise program is safe, may reduce fatigue for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome Source: Science Daily A self-help approach to a graded exercise program, supervised by a specialist physiotherapist, … Continue reading

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