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Scientists have speculated that the human brain features a "God spot," one distinct area of the brain responsible for spirituality. Now, University of Missouri researchers have completed research that indicates spirituality ...
Neuroscience Apr 19, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (24) | 1 |
(HealthDay) -- Evidence is building that poor sleep patterns may do more than make you cranky: The amount and quality of shuteye you get could be linked to mental deterioration and Alzheimer's disease, four ...
Health Jul 16, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (12) | 4 |
Children exposed to family violence show the same pattern of activity in their brains as soldiers exposed to combat, new research has shown.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (9) | 5 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at the University of Glasgow have identified a potential target for the treatment of schizophrenia.
Medical research May 11, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 0 |
A study by researchers at King's College London highlights a link between lifelong exercise and improved brain function in later life.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 4 |
Researchers have found a novel, non-invasive technique for measuring brain hot spots caused by electromagnetic radiation from mobile phones, according to a study published today.
Medical research Dec 17, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (10) | 9 |
(HealthDay) -- The health of elderly people appears closely linked with their diet and the type of microorganisms living in their gut, suggesting that what you eat may affect how well you age, according to ...
Medical research Jul 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
A new study by scientists at King's College London and the University of Arizona (UA) published in Science reveals the deep similarities in how the brain regulates behaviour in arthropods (such as flies ...
Neuroscience Apr 11, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Research from King's College London reveals the detailed mechanism behind how stress hormones reduce the number of new brain cells - a process considered to be linked to depression. The researchers identified a key protein ...
Neuroscience May 06, 2013 | 3.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
It's no secret that exercise has numerous beneficial effects on the body. However, a bevy of recent research suggests that these positive effects also extend to the brain, influencing cognition. In a new review article highlighting ...
Health Jul 25, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 2 |
Anyone who has a close relative with Alzheimer's shares the same worry: Am I next? However, a growing body of research indicates that our lifestyles - particularly what we eat and whether we're obese - play a greater role ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 26, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 1
Uncontrolled high blood pressure damages the brain's structure and function as early as young middle-age, and even the brains of middle-aged people who clinically would not be considered to have hypertension have evidence ...
Neuroscience Oct 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Exercise doesn't only strengthen your heart and muscles – it also beefs up your brain. Dozens of studies now show that aerobic exercise can increase the size of critical brain structures and improve cognition in children ...
Health Feb 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
If the brain goes hungry, Twinkies look a lot better, a study led by researchers at Yale University and the University of Southern California has found.
Medical research Sep 19, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0
Providing support to a loved one offers benefits to the giver, not just the recipient, a new brain-imaging study by UCLA life scientists reveals.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |