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How two experimental Alzheimer's drugs reverse aging
December 13, 2019
New research in mice reveals the mechanisms through which two experimental drugs that may treat Alzheimer's disease have broader, anti-aging properties and can reverse age-related cognitive decline....
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Moyamoya Disease
December 13, 2019





What is Moyamoya disease? What does it mean?


Moyamoya disease (MMD) is a rare, progressive cerebrovascular disease that causes stenosis or a blockage to one or both of the primary blood vessels (internal carotid arteries) that sup...
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Skipping one night of sleep may leave insomniacs twice as impaired
December 11, 2019
A new study conducted by researchers at Washington State University shows that individuals with chronic sleep-onset insomnia who pulled an all-nighter performed up to twice as bad on a reaction time task as healthy normal sleepers. Their findings were published today in the online journal ....
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How playing in a brass band could give your health a boost
December 11, 2019
New research from the United Kingdom suggests that people who play in a brass band experience a wide array of mental and physical health benefits — partly from playing an instrument, and, in part, thanks to the feeling of inclusion in a group....
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Brain function abnormal in children with Type 1 diabetes
December 10, 2019
Children with Type 1 diabetes show subtle but important differences in brain function compared with those who don't have the disease, a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine has shown.
The study, publishing online Dec. 9 in , is the first to evaluate w...
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Average IQ: What is it?
December 6, 2019

Schools have historically used IQ scores in the placement of students on programs or to identify students with mental difficulties. However, IQ scores and tests are no longer the only measure of a person's cognitive ability or potential.
Nowaday...
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Repairing leaky blood-brain barrier may rejuvenate brain function
December 6, 2019
New research in mice questions the idea that "you can't teach an old dog new tricks." The answer may lie in preserving the blood-brain barrier, which tends to become leaky with age....
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Alzheimer's risk gene and heavy metal exposure may impair cognition
December 6, 2019
A new study in mice finds that cadmium exposure, combined with a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer's, can trigger symptoms of cognitive decline....
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Health Tip: Managing ADHD in Adults
December 6, 2019


Latest Neurology News


FDA OKs First Nasal Spray for Seizure Clusters
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Brain differences detected in children with depressed parents
December 5, 2019
The largest brain imaging study of children ever conducted in the United States has revealed structural differences in the brains of those whose parents have depression.
Depression is a common and debilitating mental health condition that typically arises during adolescence. While the...
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