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Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Researchers find potential link between gum disease and Alzheimer's

(Medical Xpress)—Oral bacteria from poor dental hygiene have been linked to brain tissue degeneration, according to new evidence from an international team of researchers, including one at the University of Florida College ...

Neuroscience

Researchers show brain's battle for attention

(Medical Xpress)—We've all been there: You're at work deeply immersed in a project when suddenly you start thinking about your weekend plans. It happens because behind the scenes, parts of your brain are battling for control.

Neuroscience

Fear factor: Study shows brain's response to scary stimuli

(Medical Xpress)—Driving through his hometown, a war veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder may see roadside debris and feel afraid, believing it to be a bomb. He's ignoring his safe, familiar surroundings and only ...

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