News tagged with brain

New research on stroke aims to help recovery

Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability worldwide but new funding of $1.2 million for research at the University of Auckland aims to better help people recover normal movement after stroke.

Jun 20, 2014
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PET scans peer into minimally conscious mind

(Medical Xpress)—New research by Physics and Astronomy professor Andrea Soddu touts the ability of PET (Positron Emission Tomography) scans to identify patients in a minimally conscious state (MCS) far ...

Jun 20, 2014
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Progesterone could become tool versus brain cancer

(Medical Xpress)—The hormone progesterone could become part of therapy against the most aggressive form of brain cancer. High concentrations of progesterone kill glioblastoma cells and inhibit tumor growth ...

Jun 19, 2014
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Improving academic performance with physical fitness

Physical fitness in childhood and adolescence is beneficial for both physical and mental health throughout life. However, a growing body of evidence suggests that it may also play a key role in brain health and academic performance. ...

Jun 19, 2014
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