Neuroscience

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Ebola in the US: 5 things to know

The Centers for Disease Control confirmed Tuesday that a patient in Dallas became the first-ever patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States.The following are five things to know about this Ebola case and the nation's history with Ebola and ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - 4 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 3 reports

Local School Starts Social Media Campaign to Raise Awareness About Dyslexia

Students at the Leadership Christian Academy in Fairview are putting on their dancing shoes to raise awareness about dyslexia."Well we want to bring awareness to our community about dyslexia. Because it's National Dyslexia Awareness Month, we thought ... [Published 35 WSEE - 34 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 18 reports

Neurotic women may have higher Alzheimer’s risk

If you’re a “worry-wart,” and a woman, it may be taking a toll on your brain.A new Swedish study finds women who are anxious, jealous, introverted, and distressed in middle-age may face a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.Researchers at the ... [Published My Sun Coast - 36 mins ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 55 mins ago - 4 reports

Weight Lifting For Just 20 Minutes A Day Could Boost Your Memory, Benefiting Beginners

It’s well known that exercise boosts memory in older adults, helping them to prevent the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s, if only for a little longer. But new research from the Georgia Institute of Technology finds that younger adults who lift weights ... [Published Medical Daily - 55 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 57 mins ago - 5 reports

UMN research pinpoints microRNA tied to colon cancer tumor growth

( University of Minnesota Academic Health Center ) Researchers at the University of Minnesota have identified microRNAs that may cause colon polyps from turning cancerous. The finding could help physicians provide more specialized, and earlier, treatment ... [Published Infrosoft - 57 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Scientists Dissected the Brains of 79 NFL Players. What They Found Is Disturbing.

Yesterday, the country's leading investigators of sports-related brain injuries released what could be their most shocking finding yet : Of the 79 deceased NFL players examined, 76 showed evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. The researchers ... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 11 reports

Smoking during pregnancy could damage sons' fertility

Though it is well known that smoking in pregnancy poses health dangers to offspring, in the US, around 20% of young women continue to smoke while pregnant. Now, researchers who conducted a study in mice say smoking during pregnancy or breastfeeding could ... [Published Medical News Today - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 4 reports

Modern Day MS: A New Resource for the MS Community

I would be hard pressed to find another person more excited than myself to use a blog platform for a health awareness campaign. Today, that person just might be my blogging friend, Beth, who writes at . Beth is awesome. A calm island in a sea of blogging ... [Published Chicago Now - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 29 reports

Next: Neurotechnologies to visualize (and why not enhance) brain circuits

Credit: Vincent Pieribone, Ph.D., John B. Pierce Laboratory, Inc. — Obama’s Brain Project Backs Neurotechnology (MIT Technology Review): “…The White House had committed to spending $100 million this year on the project, which seeks to develop new ... [Published SharpBrains - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 4 reports

Dr. Andrew Fishman Named Inaugural Douglas L. Johnson Endowed Chair in Neuroscience

About Northwestern Memorial HealthCare ... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 7 reports

Training infants to notice sound pattern changes could improve language skills

8 minutes 4 seconds ago by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY NewsTraining infants to notice changes in sound patterns can improve their language skills before they can even speak.Rutgers University researchers worked with four-month-old babies rewarding them with ... [Published KSBY - TV - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 6 reports

Exercise shields brain from depression

A new neurological study indicates that regular physical exercise changes the brain in ways that protect it against stress-induced depression. Study conducted by the researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden pinpointed the benefits of physical activity ... [Published Press tv - Sep 30 2014]

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"The current study suggests that spine pathology is common to both SZ and BP. Moreover, the study of the mechanisms underlying the spine pathology might reveal additional similarities and differences between the two disorders, which could lead to the development of novel biomarkers and therapeutics."
Dominic Ferretti, a third grader at LCA was diagnosed with dyslexia when he was five.  "Sometimes I get stuck on words and say stuff in a different order and I go too fast and stuff."  Now, he is one of many students at LCA whose success stories will be highlighted in the school's social media campaign
...by its symptoms," says Christopher Pawela, PhD, Co-Editor-in-Chief of Brain Connectivity and Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin. "This study by Flodin et al is an important first step in the understanding of how the brain is involved in the widespread pain perception that is characteristic of the disorder."
...just as certain prompts might cause impulsive behaviour, images could be used to prompt people to be more patient by regulating impulse control.
 "Our results suggest that prompting people with images related to the future might cause processing outside awareness that could make it easier to think about the future. In theory, this could make people less impulsive and more likely to make healthy long-term decisions. These are hypotheses we will try to test in the future" he said. The re was done in collaboration with the University of Cologne, Germany

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Mind expanding: 7 ways to fine-tune your brain [Published New Scientist - 1 hour ago]
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Scientists Dissected the Brains of 79 NFL Playe... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - 1 hour ago]
Yesterday, the country's leading investigators of sports-related brain injuries released what could be their most shocking finding yet : Of the 79 deceased NFL players examined, 76 showed evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. The researchers ...
Review identifies factors associated with child... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 2 hours ago]
Older parents, birth defects, maternal nutrition and childhood exposure to CT scans and pesticides are increasingly being associated with brain tumors in children, according to new research from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. ...
Excessive worry in middle-aged women linked to ... [Published The Checkup - 2 hours ago]
Here’s something to worry about: a recent study suggests that middle-aged women whose personalities tend toward the neurotic run a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life. The study by researchers at the University of Gothenburg ...
How Moodiness and Jealousy May Lead to Alzheimer’s [Published TIME.com - 3 hours ago]
We’re familiar with many of the brain-related factors that can contribute to Alzheimer’s disease—letting thinking networks go inactive, putting off exercise and healthy eating , having few social connections, enduring head injuries and genetic factors. ...
How Moodiness and Jealousy May Lead to Alzheimer’s [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - 3 hours ago]
We’re familiar with many of the brain-related factors that can contribute to Alzheimer’s disease—letting thinking networks go inactive, putting off exercise and healthy eating , having few social connections, enduring head injuries and genetic factors. ...
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How to Use More Than 10 Percent of Your Brain [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
Your Brain on Bandwidth Poverty [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
How Not to Build a Brain [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 11 2014]
Your Brain on Psilocybin [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 04 2014]
Why Do We Listen to Dummies? [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 15 2014]
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