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What causes numbness in the thigh?

What causes numbness in the thigh?

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Could drinking tea boost brain connectivity?

Could drinking tea boost brain connectivity?

A recent small scale study looks for differences in connectivity in the brains of people who drink tea regularly and those who rarely drink tea. The findings seem encouraging, but much more work is needed. Does drinking tea regularly boost the brain? Spending just a few moments searching the internet for the health benefits of […]

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Physical fitness linked to better brain function

Physical fitness linked to better brain function

The largest and most detailed study of its type concludes that there are links between physical fitness and improved cognitive performance. The researchers also show that this boost in mental powers is associated with white matter integrity. A new study tests the theory that a fit body goes with a fit mind. Over recent years, […]

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Does poor oral health impact brain function?

Does poor oral health impact brain function?

Perceived stress may detrimentally impact oral health which, in turn, may lead to cognitive decline among specific elderly communities, according to two new studies. New research finds connections between oral health in older adults and cognitive function. Oral health can be a surprisingly good indicator of a person’s well-being. Not only can oral diseases reduce […]

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Toes Become Fingers in the Brains of ‘Foot Painters’

Toes Become Fingers in the Brains of ‘Foot Painters’

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you use your feet like hands from birth, the brain will create a different “map” of the toes that’s more like the one it has for the fingers, new research reveals. That’s the case with Tom Yendell and Peter Longstaff, […]

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Vets With Traumatic Brain Injury Have Higher Suicide Risk: Study

Vets With Traumatic Brain Injury Have Higher Suicide Risk: Study

Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The risk of suicide among U.S. military veterans who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is more than double that of other vets, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed records of more than 1.4 million vets who received care from the U.S. Veterans Health […]

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Brain Hemorrhage

Brain Hemorrhage

What is a brain hemorrhage? A brain hemorrhage is a type of stroke. A brain hemorrhage is bleeding in or around the brain. It is a form of stroke. Causes of brain hemorrhage include high blood pressure (hypertension), abnormally weak or dilated (aneurysm) blood vessels that leak, drug abuse, and trauma. Many people who experience […]

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Back-to-School Tips for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Back-to-School Tips for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Latest Neurology News FRIDAY, Sept. 6, 2019 (Healthday News) — Heading back to school can be especially stressful for children with autism and their parents, but preparation and establishing a routine can make it easier. The Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles has tips to help parents get a new school year off to a good […]

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MS (Multiple Sclerosis) vs. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Differences and Similarities

MS (Multiple Sclerosis) vs. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Differences and Similarities

MS (multiple sclerosis) vs. ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) quick comparison of differences ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig’s disease) and MS (multiple sclerosis) are not the same disease. They sometimes are confused because they have some similarities. However, they have more differences than similarities. MS is neurodegenerative disease that results in the destruction the protective […]