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UCI neuroscientists discover underlying mechanisms behind brain's high-level work

48 minutes ago   |   News Medical

Our ability to think, decide, remember recent events and more, comes from our brain's neocortex. Now University of California, Irvine neuroscientists have discovered key...
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Woman with extremely rare Moyamoya brain disease has lived in one room for two years

Woman with extremely rare Moyamoya brain disease has lived in one room for two years

2 hours ago   |   Wales online

Daisy Simpson, 34, needs round-the-clock care and claims the condition of her flat is putting her and her carers at risk
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Parents are urged to book MMR jabs for children after uptake slumped during Covid pandemic

Parents are urged to book MMR jabs for children after uptake slumped during Covid pandemic

10 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Uptake of the two measles, mumps and rubella jabs was the lowest in a decade during Covid and is yet to catch up. Measles can cause pneumonia and brain inflammation.
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UW joins the Alliance for Therapies in Neuroscience to transform the fight against neurological diseases

13 hours ago   |   News Medical

The University of Washington has joined the Alliance for Therapies in Neuroscience , a long-term research partnership between academia and industry geared to transform the...
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Older Adults Who Had COVID May Be More At Risk For Alzheimer's

Older Adults Who Had COVID May Be More At Risk For Alzheimer's

20 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post   |   2 articles

A new study on the virus shows just how much COVID might affect the brain. Here's what experts want you to know.
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Theta burst stimulation noninferior to TMS in reducing depression symptoms

Theta burst stimulation noninferior to TMS in reducing depression symptoms

21 hours ago   |   Healio

In older adults with treatment-resistant depression, bilateral theta burst stimulation was noninferior to standard bilateral repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in...
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112 trivia questions for kids that will really get them thinking

1 day ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

Trivia questions are not just for adults. Kids can get in on the quick-thinking, brain-bending fun, too, with these 112 engaging trivia questions for kids.
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Long COVID Has Forced a Reckoning for One of Medicine's Most Neglected Diseases

1 day ago   |   The Atlantic

Kira Stoops lives in Bozeman, Montana-a beautiful mountain town where it sometimes feels like everyone regularly goes on 50-mile runs. Stoops, however, can't walk around her...
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Embedded bias: How medical records sow discrimination

1 day ago   |   News Medical

David Confer, a bicyclist and an audio technician, told his doctor he "used to be Ph.D. level" during a 2019 appointment in Washington, D.C. Confer, then 50, was speaking...
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How is air pollution linked to brain alterations?

1 day ago   |   News Medical

A new study hypothesized that the risk associated with brain outcomes on air pollution exposure is not constant over time and a specific period of susceptibility may exist.
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Changing the clocks makes people DRIVE more dangerously because it disrupts...

Changing the clocks makes people DRIVE more dangerously because it disrupts our sleep, study finds 

Researchers at the University of Surrey have found that transitioning to Daylight Saving Time negatively affects driving performance as a result of disrupted circadian rhythms... Read more ...

Jet Lag Treatment Cheat Sheet

Jet Lag Treatment Cheat Sheet

Use cheat sheets to figure out exactly when and how to treat jet lag using light exposure and light avoidance at specific times of the day, based on which direction you're... Read more ...

Leducq Foundation awards $15 million to advance the understanding of...

The Leducq Foundation has awarded $15 million to researchers at UVA Health and their collaborators to advance our understanding of atherosclerosis, or hardening of the... Read more ...

Patient's education level and cognitive function may affect the completion...

While many patients find at-home colorectal cancer screening tests (known as fecal immunochemical tests or FIT) more comfortable than those performed in the clinic, FIT... Read more ...

Canadian Safer Opioid Supply Program Improves Outcomes

A harm-reduction initiative reduced emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and healthcare costs among participants with opioid use disorder. Medscape Medical News Read more ...

Post-Transplant Diabetes Can Be Predicted in Kidney Recipients

Combined family history and early postoperative plasma glucose, but not glycated albumin, predicted post-transplant diabetes mellitus in kidney recipients in a new study. First... Read more ...

USPSTF reaffirms syphilis screening recommendation

USPSTF reaffirms syphilis screening recommendation

Citing an increase in the incidence of syphilis infections over the past 2 decades, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has reaffirmed its recommendation to screen those at... Read more ...

Majority of small business owners prioritize mental health since onset of...

Majority of small business owners prioritize mental health since onset of pandemic

Results of a recently released poll revealed that 77% of small business owners said they have prioritized mental health since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey was... Read more ...

Biden unveils plan for mandatory traffic light nutrition labels on all food...

Biden unveils plan for mandatory traffic light nutrition labels on all food and drink

All food and drink sold in stores or supermarkets would need to carry a warning over fat, salt and sugar content under the system. Red would highlight the worst products. Read more ...

Study tries to see if child vaccines and asthma are linked

A federally funded study has found a possible link between aluminum in some childhood vaccines and persistent asthma, but experts say the study has several shortcomings Read more ...