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Could AI Doctors Be the Future? China Takes a Bold Step

Could AI Doctors Be the Future? China Takes a Bold Step Did you know that a hospital in China uses 14 AI doctors and four nurses? This step marks a significant change in healthcare1. These AI docs can look after up to 10,000 patients qucikly, showing amazing medical skills1. It’s making us think how AI […]

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Early Dementia Detection in 10 Minutes? New Brain Scan Shows Promise

Over 55 million worldwide face dementia, a number growing. By 2030, this could hit 78 million. The hunt for early detection is fierce. Imagine if we could foresee dementia, including Alzheimer’s, 15 years earlier?1 A recent study in Nature Mental Health brings this potential to light. The study used UK Biobank data to explore a […]

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Want to Get Smarter? Neuroscience Says This 1 Habit Helps

Want to Get Smarter? Neuroscience Says This 1 Habit Helps Did you know our brains can keep growing and get smarter, even as we get older?1 Research in neuroscience shows that by doing certain things, you can boost your brainpower, improve how you solve problems, and think better. This can help you in your job […]

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Neuroscience Says 6 to 10 Minutes a Day Can Make You Smarter and More Focused, and Even Increase the Size of Your Brain Surprisingly, one study shows that even two minutes of this type of activity provides clear cognitive benefits.

In the same way that more than 80 percent of people surveyed think they are above-average drivers, and fewer than 1 percent consider themselves “worse than average” (each a mathematical impossibility), I like to think I’m smart. Not extremely smart. Not super smart. Just smart.   And I would definitely like to be smarter. Fortunately, it’s possible to improve […]

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Ex-JP Morgan analyst awarded $35M decade after NYC building’s glass door suddenly shattered on her, causing permanent brain damage

A former JP Morgan analyst was awarded a $35 million verdict after the glass door of a Manhattan building suddenly shattered on her nearly a decade ago, leaving her with permanent brain damage, The Post has learned. The ruling in favor of Meghan Brown, 36, followed a three-week trial in which jurors were shown shocking […]

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Allergic Disease Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia in Largest Study to Date

A large population-based study in Korea found that three allergic diseases were associated with an increased risk of incident dementia, but independent experts who reviewed the data said though statistically significant, the effect sizes may be small. Asthma, allergic rhinitis, and atopic dermatitis—common allergic diseases sometimes called the “atopic triad“—are significantly associated with an increased […]

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Adult Brain Tumors: A Spreading Problem

Illustrated in the slide is the surgical resection of a cerebral carcinoma, originating from different cells within the central nervous system (CNS).Adult brain tumors have a one-third chance of malignancy and constitute approximately 2% of all cancers in the United States. Malignant brain tumors can originate from CNS tissue or, more commonly, they can stem […]

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Long COVID’s Brain Fog Mysteries Unlocked

Summary: Researchers made a groundbreaking discovery in the study of Long COVID, identifying that the integrity of blood vessels in the brain is compromised in patients experiencing brain fog and cognitive decline. The study utilized a novel MRI technique to reveal “leakiness” in the brain’s blood vessels, providing an objective method to distinguish patients with […]

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A Sprinkle of Gold Dust Could Help Reverse Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Scientists are investigating whether an oral drug sprinkled with gold nanoparticles could one day treat neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis. The experimental medicine, called CNM-Au8, has now shown success in boosting the brain’s metabolism in phase II clinical trials. Research on the safety and efficacy of the daily drug is still ongoing, but […]

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Oxytocin holds the keys to your heart, and also to your mind

Oxytocin, a hormone renowned for fostering emotional bonds and psychological well-being in animals, also plays a pivotal role in cognitive functions such as learning and memory. Fascinating new research led by Professor Akiyoshi Saitoh and Junpei Takahashi from the Tokyo University of Science has shed light on how oxytocin influences memory, opening new avenues for […]