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Moderate Physical Activity Keeps Alzheimer’s at Bay, Study

Apr 24, 2014 AM EDT Moderate physical activity helps keep Alzheimer’s disease at bay, according to a University of Maryland study.

Cambridge Researchers Identify Brain Region Responsible For Gambling Addiction, Study

Apr 08, 2014 AM EDT In a new study, University of Cambridge researchers have found that "Insula", the part of the brain that has a key role in inducing emotions, is responsible for gambling addiction.

Sleep Deprivation Causes Loss of Brain Cells and Neuron Injury, Study

Mar 28, 2014 AM EDT A latest University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine study has found that sleep deprivation leads to serious health problems than previously thought.

Testosterone Levels Crucial to Attracting Potential Mates, Study

Jan 02, 2014 AM EST Testosterone levels play a crucial role in attracting potential female partners, according to a John Hopkins University study.

Loss of Sleep, Even For a Night, Causes Brain Damage, Study

Jan 02, 2014 AM EST The brain damage observed after being hit on the head is similar to the changes observed in people deprived of sleep, even for just one night, according to an Uppsala University, Sweden, study.

A Week of Junk Food Causes Memory Loss, Study

Dec 18, 2013 AM EST University of New South Wales researchers have found yet another side-effect of junk food. Apart from contributing to a bulging waistline, even a short-term junk food consumption could have a ...

Marijuana Damages Brain for Life, Study

Dec 16, 2013 AM EST Cultivating the habit of smoking pot during teen years causes long-term brain damage, according to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine study.

Playing an Instrument As a Child Keeps Brain Sharp in Later Life, Study

Nov 06, 2013 AM EST Engaging in extra-curricular activities during school years seems to have lot of benefits that extends up to old age. While playing team sports improves attention skills and fights off obesity and ...

Oreos Are Equally Addictive As Cocaine or Morphine, Study

Oct 16, 2013 AM EDT Researchers have found the reason behind why we end up finishing all the Oreo biscuits once the wrapper is opened. Apparently, the delicious cookies are as addictive as cocaine, according to a study ...

Naturally Occurring Chemical Acid In The Brain Reduces Marijuana Addiction?

Oct 15, 2013 AM EDT Kynurenic acid, a naturally occurring chemical acid in the brain, could help addicts abstain from smoking cannabis (marijuana), according to a new study from the University of Maryland.

Brains Process Big Words Quicker Than Small Words, Glasgow Study

Oct 01, 2013 AM EDT Brain can rapidly understand words that represent big things like 'whale' than small words like 'plum,' according to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Glasglow.

Fatty Food Destroys Stomach's Ability to Signal Fullness to Brain, Study

Sep 17, 2013 AM EDT Long-term consumption of fatty foods leads to improper functioning of gastric nerves that ruins a person's ability to successfully diet in the future.

Drinking Alcohol Hampers Brain's Ability to Interpret Social Cues, Study

Aug 30, 2013 AM EDT Long-term alcohol exposure hampers social communication, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine.

Brain Protein Deficiency Causes Age-Related Memory Loss, Study

Aug 29, 2013 AM EDT Age-related memory loss and Alzheimer's disease are two separate medical conditions. The diseases arise from two different parts of the brain's hippocampus, the region of the brain related to memory, ...

First Human-To-Human Brain Interface Performed At UW

Aug 28, 2013 AM EDT A researcher at University of Washington (UW) was able to control the hand motions of a fellow researcher by simply sending him a ‘brain signal’ via internet.

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