Tag Archives: Brain

Lauren Holiday: Former Soccer Star To Have Brain Surgery To Remove Tumor, Waiting Until She Gives Birth Before Surgery

Lauren Holiday, a former U.S. soccer player, has a brain tumor that needs to be surgically removed. The tumor on Holiday’s brain is benign and does not pose a threat to her unborn child. Since the tumor is benign and not a threat to her baby, Us Magazine is reporting that Holiday has decided to hold off on having the ...

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Heartburn Drugs Linked To Dementia, Research Finds Possible Connection Of Brain Disorders To PPI Drugs

Heartburn drugs, also known as proton pump inhibitors, may be linked to an increased risk for dementia, according to researchers in Germany. The study, published February 15 in the journal JAMA Neurology, did not solidly prove that taking PPI drugs caused brain disorders, but it showed a statistical association between heartburn drugs and dementia in elderly patients, said Britta Haenisch ...

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Dementia Rates Are Falling, Report Reveals 44 Percent Drop In Brain Disease

Dementia rates are falling, according to a new report published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Using data obtained from the Framingham Heart Study, dementia rates have fallen by 44 percent since the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. Fox News reports that the most significant drop was among people who graduated high school. Data obtained from the Framingham Heart ...

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Mediterranean Diet Brain Shrinkage Report: Follow This Food Plan To Reduce Risk Of Dementia?

A Mediterranean diet might thwart brain shrinkage. The popular and healthy way of eating could decrease the risk of both cognitive impairment and dementia, according to a new neurological study. Individuals eating a Mediterranean diet often experience less brain shrinkage, or brain atrophy, than those who dine on others types of menus, according to a report in the journal Neurology. ...

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Lamar Odom Suffered 12 Strokes, Brain Scans Say

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Lamar Odom suffered a staggering total of twelve strokes after he fell unconscious at a Nevada brothel earlier this month. According to the former NBA star’s brain scans, the strokes may impact his motor skills, TMZ reports. Read more… Gawker

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Scientists develop ‘remote control’ for deep brain stimulation in mice

By injecting nanoparticles into the brain of mice, and exposing them to an external magnetic fields, it’s possible to stimulate brain neurons, according to a study published in Science today. This wireless deep brain stimulation technique could help reduce tremors in people who have neurological illnesses like Parkinson’s disease. Continue reading… The Verge – All Posts

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Free Porn Video Websites Linked To Brain Issues, Erectile Dysfunction In Science Studies

Doing a free porn video search? Might want to think again since science is now telling us this particular activity may actually harm your brain and cause erectile dysfunction. In a related report by the Inquisitr, John Gray, author of the 1992 book Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, has managed to save many marriages over the years, ...

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The Big Future: Can we build a better brain?

How will the future change the human brain? This week’s Big Future takes a look at a new wave of neurological techniques that directly alter the brain’s electrical patterns, correcting seizures and movement disorders. Some doctors are even experimenting with using it to treat depression. Could the same technology be used to correct more fundamental mental properties like attention span? ...

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Turmeric Wonder Spice? Compound In Common Spice Encourages Brain Repair

Could the key to dealing with degenerative diseases and brain damage be locked away in a common household spice? Some researchers think so, and they’re betting that a big push behind turmeric will lead to treatments that will save lives. At the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine for Germany’s Research Centre Juelich, scientists are experimenting with the spice turmeric to ...

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Weightlifting Could Pump Up Your Brain, Multitasking Not So Much [Study]

Weightlifting for just 20 minutes a day could boost memory by 10 percent according to a new Georgia Institute of Technology study. Leglifts were the exercise employed by the researchers in this inquiry. Participants in the study described as 46 healthy young adults tried to remember 90 photos displayed on a computer monitor. Half of the group then did 50 ...

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