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Schizophrenia MRI Brain Scans Reveal They are Trying to Heal Themselves: Study

May 31, 2016 AM EDT A study on the MRI scans on brains of patients with schizophrenia reveals that there may be a way to heal and fight the disease.

Spine Loss in Brain Occurs in Patients with Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder, Study

Oct 04, 2014 AM EDT Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may cause dendritic spine loss in the brain, according to a study led by Harvard Medical School. The finding hence suggests that these two distinct disorders may ...

Sleep Deprivation Can Cause Decline in Brain Volume, Study

Sep 08, 2014 AM EDT Sleep deprivation can trigger a faster rate of decline in brain volume, according to a University of Oxford study.

Baked and Broiled Fish Improves Brain Health, Study

Aug 05, 2014 AM EDT Weekly consumption of baked or broiled fish boosts brain health, regardless of its omega-3 fatty acid content, according to a new study by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries Affect Thinking Skills, Study

Jul 17, 2014 AM EDT Mild traumatic brain injuries from incidents like falling from a bicycle or slow speed car accidents can cause thinking and memory problems, according to a Newcastle University study.

Anti-Epileptic Drugs During Pregnancy Up Risk of Brain Impairment in Children, Study

Jul 12, 2014 AM EDT Anti-epileptic drugs like sodium valproate (VPA), taken during pregnancy, increases the risk of brain impairment in children, according to a University of Birmingham study.

Childhood Stress Causes Long-Term Damage to Brain, Study

Jul 05, 2014 AM EDT A latest University of Wisconsin-Madison study has found that children, who experience early life stress like poverty, neglect and physical abuse, are more likely to suffer from brain abnormalities.

Mystery Behind How Psychedelic Drugs Alter the Brain Solved

Jul 04, 2014 AM EDT Brain exhibits a similar pattern during a mind-expanding drug trip as it does while dreaming, according to an Imperial College London study.

Researchers Discover Brain Region Responsible For Hangovers

Jul 01, 2014 AM EDT University of Utah researchers have discovered the area of the brain responsible for hangovers.

Pesticides Stunt Development of Unborn Child’s Brain, Study

Jun 23, 2014 AM EDT Pregnant women, who are exposed to chemical pesticides, face a two-thirds heightened risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental delays, according to a new study by the ...

Good Sleep Enhances Memory after Learning, Study

Jun 12, 2014 AM EDT A recent study at the New York University has found that a good amount of sleep after a learning session boosts and strengthens memory.

Negative Thinking Increases the Risk of Developing Dementia: Study

May 29, 2014 AM EDT Being cynical not only increases the risk of heart disease and attacks, but also heightens the chances of developing dementia, according to a study conducted at the University of Eastern Finland ...

Music Boosts Blood Flow in Brain, Study

May 09, 2014 AM EDT Music increases blood flow in the left hemisphere of the brain, according to a University of Liverpool study. The finding indicates that the areas responsible for music and language share common brain ...

Yawning Helps Cool Brain, Study

May 07, 2014 AM EDT Yawning known to increase oxygen and carbondi-oxide levels in blood is also found to help cool the brain, according to a University of Vienna, Nova Southeastern University and SUNY College at Oneonta ...

Researchers Discover Brain Areas That Predicts Tendency to Succumb or Resist to Food Temptations, Study

May 05, 2014 AM EDT Researchers from Dartmouth College and the University of Cologne discover brain regions related to reward and self-control that help determine whether a person succumbs or resist daily temptations ...

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