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Brain cells replay waking movements during sleep

Research shows that brain cells replay the movements an animal or a human does when they are awake Sleep is far from an inactive time...

Women are smarter than men of the same age; here’s why

Study shows that women's brains stay sharper longer than men of the same age Time wears differently on women's and men's brains. While the brain tends...

Young people with high blood pressure may suffer brain shrinkage

Study shows even when blood pressure is below the levels considered as hypertension, it affects the brain Young people with elevated blood pressure even when...

Bad mood signals stress, how the body is coping with it

Negative mood, like sadness and anger, is associated with higher levels of inflammationA new study says that bad or negative mood, like anger, sadness...

Too much screen time can change the structure of kids’ brains

Kids who spend more than two hours a day on screens got lower scores in thinking and language testsThe US government has launched a...

Exercise. It will help your brain function more efficiently

New study suggests exercise improves cognitive functioning of the brain - that is it makes our decision making abilities better Your daily run may improve...

Yoga, meditation help sharpen your mind: study

New research explains link between yoga, meditation with focus on breath and brain healthResearchers from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland have found the direct neurophysiological link...

Anemia drug help brain development in premature babies

Erythropoietin is used too treat anemia but can also repair and protect vulnerable brains A chemical commonly used to treat anemia can protect and repair...

Brain region for light sensitivity may be culprit in sleep disturbances...

Suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) controls circadian rhythms; aging results in reduction in its light sensitivity That aging is associated with altered sleep cycles and disturbed sleep...

Epilepsy changes thickness, volume of different parts of the brain

Epilepsy is associated with changes in thickness and volume differences in the grey matter of several brain regions, according to new research led by UCL...

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Celebrity fat-shaming increases negative attitude towards weight gain in women

Celebrity fat-shaming incidents increase womens’ anti-fat attitude, finds new study Celebrities, particularly female celebrities, are routinely criticized about their appearance, also called celebrity "fat-shaming". Although these...

Diabetes during pregnancy doubles risk of disease in children  

Children of mothers who had diabetes during pregnancy are at increased risk of developing diabetes before the age of 22 years Children of mothers who...

Hand hygiene initiative reduces hospital infections in Australia

The National Hand Hygiene Initiative reduced infections in 132 hospitals in the country Since its implementation in 2009, the National Australian Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI)...