An individual who experiences traumatic mind accidents is extra more likely to develop dementia – even a long time later, in accordance with a brand new examine. The examine, revealed Tuesday within the journal The Lancet Psychiatry, examined almost 2.eight million folks in Denmark, following them over 36 years. It
In a small room tucked away on the University of Toronto, Professor Dan Nemrodov is pulling ideas proper out of individuals’s brains. He straps a hat with electrodes on somebody’s head after which exhibits them photos of faces. By studying mind exercise with an electroencephalography (EEG) machine, he is then
Last June, Science Minister Kirsty Duncan frolicked the “we’re hiring” signal and dangled grants of as much as $1 million to try to lure a number of the greatest and brightest worldwide researchers to return to work in Canada. Nine months later, 24 scientists have been given the nod —
An aged man in Northern Ireland got here to the emergency room complaining of weak spot in his left arm and a latest historical past of falls and hassle along with his steadiness. Doctors have been stunned to find the trigger – a big air pocket in his cranium the
In a new study in Nature Neuroscience, Jaideep Bains, PhD, and his team at the Cumming School of Medicine’s Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI), at the University of Calgary have discovered that stress transmitted from others can change the brain in the same way as a real stress does. The study,
Trebek promises he’ll be back, but doesn’t provide timetable The Associated Press Posted: Jan 05, 2018 12:19 AM ET Last Updated: Jan 05, 2018 12:20 AM ET Longtime Jeopardy host Alex Trebek had surgery for blood clots on the brain, but assured fans he’d be back reading clues to contestants soon.
New international research has found that playing action video games could have a beneficial effect on the brain by expanding its cognitive abilities including perception, attention and reaction time. Led by the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, together the team carried out two meta-analyses on research spanning the last 15
Everyone knows the holiday season can get very hectic but what many people don’t know is that the stress could affect your brain. Your social calendar is out of control, your end-of-year work deadlines are fast approaching and you might be dealing with some family tension. Whatever it may be,
Fourteen-year-old Jonathan Giovannoni is balancing high school, a catering company, a new job as a chef, international cooking competitions and preparing to host a travelling food show. He also has an inoperable brain tumour. Jonathan was diagnosed with cancer at the age of five and underwent 72 weeks of chemotherapy.
Here’s this week’s round-up of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news. If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. A new study published in Nature’s Scientific Reports rejects a widely held theory that the human brain has a built-in neural capacity for religious beliefs.