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Scientists Discover How the Brain Ages

September 12, 2012 by Newcastle University

Researchers at Newcastle University have revealed the mechanism by which neurons, the nerve cells in the brain and other parts of the body, age.   The research, published today in Aging Cell, opens up new avenues of understanding...

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Meditation Strengthens the Brain

March 13, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

Meditation strengthens the connections between brain cells   Earlier evidence out of UCLA suggested that meditating for years thickens the brain (in a good way) and strengthens the connections between brain cells. Now a further report by UCLA...

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Just Be Positive At All Costs!! The Best…

March 7, 2013 by Vanessa Hobbes

Sometimes I get scared or depressed and that’s the way it is. I’m not going to fake it to myself.   In the early 2000s a member of my family whom I love dearly (obviously) was diagnosed with...

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Delivery of therapeutics: Small Packages…

July 14, 2013 by University of Melbourne

New strategy to coat microscopic materials   University of Melbourne researchers have developed an efficient system to coat tiny objects, such as bacterial cells, with thin films that assemble themselves which could have important implications for drug delivery...

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Autistic Adults Have Unreliable Neural R…

September 19, 2012 by New York University

Autistic adults have unreliable neural sensory responses to visual, auditory, and touch stimuli   This poor response reliability, the study’s authors conclude, appears to be a fundamental neural characteristic of autism. “We are not suggesting that unreliable sensory —...

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Obesity Promotes Tumor Growth Regardless…

October 15, 2012 by American Association for Cancer Research

Researchers may have discovered a new explanation as to why obese patients with cancer often have a poorer prognosis compared with those who are lean   The potential explanation is based on data reported in Cancer Research, a...

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Gene that controls chronic pain…

Research lays groundwork for the development of new, targeted pain medications   A gene...

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Physiotherapists for Sports Medicine Facilities

Physiotherapists are a fixture in all medical facilities especially in sports medicine...

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The American Academy of Ophthalmology

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the largest national membership association of...

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Helen Flanders Dunbar - Pioneer…

Helen Flanders Dunbar - "the mother of holistic medicine" (Stevens & Gardner...

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