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Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:05:00 -0700

Traumatic memories could be switched into pleasant recollections with a flash of light, scientists claim. Doctors may one day be able to use a new technique to treat soldiers with post-traumatic stress or patients with debilitating phobias. The method ...

NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:02:57 -0700

The rings provided a scaffold for the brain cells, while the gel gave those cells room to send out bundles of fibers known as axons that connected with each other. "The tissue maintained viability for at least nine weeks — significantly longer than ...

Medical News Today

Medical News Today
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:10:40 -0700

Saper led research that found the "sleep switch" in the hypothalamus of rats. His lab discovered this inhibitory group of brain cells - known as the ventrolateral preoptic nucleus - was responsible for turning off the brain's arousal systems, allowing ...
 
Mic
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:12:05 -0700

You've heard the phrase "drinking kills brain cells." What you may not know is that the statement is completely false. While pure alcohol will definitely kill cells — hence its modern use as a disinfectant — the kind you can drink at a bar has almost ...

Scope (blog)

Scope (blog)
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:03:45 -0700

big blue brain There are 525,949 minutes in a year. And every year, there are about 800,000 strokes in the United States – so, one stroke every 40 seconds. Aside from the infusion, within three or four hours of the stroke, of a costly biological ...
 
The Market Oracle
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:27:02 -0700

The headline above is good news for those of us who want to proactively protect our health and extend our lives. I remain pretty cynical about the vast majority of supplements that claim life-extension benefits, but this compound is one of the rare ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:32:06 -0700

An ingredient called punicalagin helps prevent the inflammation that destroys brain cells known as micrologia, according to a team at the University of Huddersfield. It is hoped the findings may also potentially benefit sufferers from rheumatoid ...

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New Scientist
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 03:40:21 -0700

Think crayfish and you probably think supper, perhaps with mayo on the side. You probably don't think of their brains. Admittedly, crayfish aren't known for their grey matter, but that might be about to change: they can grow new brain cells from blood.
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