Neuroscience

Improved dementia diagnosis possible, new study shows

(Medical Xpress)—Nearly 36 million people worldwide are estimated to currently have dementia. That number is expected to almost double every 20 years. Researchers are diligently working to find better, more accurate methods ...

Neuroscience

Poetry is like music to the mind, scientists prove

(Medical Xpress)—New brain imaging technology is helping researchers to bridge the gap between art and science by mapping the different ways in which the brain responds to poetry and prose.

Genetics

Alzheimer's Gene Alters Brain Function in Young Adults

(PhysOrg.com) -- The gene most closely linked to an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease affects brain activity in young adults -- much earlier in life than previously reported -- according to researchers at Duke ...

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