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The Oklahoman
Is the Zika virus in Oklahoma yet?Over the past few months, more and more countries in the Americas have seen an
Is the Zika virus in Oklahoma yet?
The Oklahoman / Posted 21 hours ago
Over the past few months, more and more countries in the Americas have seen an increase in the number of Zika virus cases. Before last year, Zika virus outbreaks had occurred only in areas of Africa, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, according... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Head injuries may explain Henry VIII's erratic behavior(HealthDay News) -- Henry VIII's reign was a tumultuous one, and new research s
Head injuries may explain Henry VIII's erratic behavior
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Henry VIII's reign was a tumultuous one, and new research suggests the monarch's erratic behavior may have been linked to brain injuries similar to those affecting some pro football players today. Scientists at Yale University... Read more
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Medical News Today
Alzheimer's brain plaques discovered in people with brain injuriesA new study, published in Neurology, finds plaques in the brains of middle-aged
Alzheimer's brain plaques discovered in people with brain injuries
Medical News Today / Posted 4 days ago
A new study, published in Neurology, finds plaques in the brains of middle-aged people who have experienced head injuries. These amyloid plaques match those found in Alzheimer's, but their spatial distribution differs. The discovery of amyloid... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Aging column: What you should know about neuropathyNeuropathy in its simplest definition is nerve disease or damage. It is a relat
Aging column: What you should know about neuropathy
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 6 days ago
Neuropathy in its simplest definition is nerve disease or damage. It is a relatively common condition and is not isolated to any particular part of the body. Injury, infection, exposure to toxins and alcohol/drugs can all contribute to neuropathy. •... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Great views for charity walkBoasting both forest and coastal views, the Parkinson's Hawke's Bay charity wal
Great views for charity walk
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Boasting both forest and coastal views, the Parkinson's Hawke's Bay charity walk is back and this year it will traverse one of New Zealand's largest wildlife sanctuaries of its kind. The Cape Sanctuary will be the landscape for the walk, which is... Read more
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HITC Sport
Former quarterback tackles NFL concussion issueThe moment he takes the field for Super Bowl 50, one thing will distinguish Den
Former quarterback tackles NFL concussion issue
HITC Sport / Posted 8 days ago
The moment he takes the field for Super Bowl 50, one thing will distinguish Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib from the other 91 players on both teams: The three-time Pro Bowl selection will be the only one wearing a helmet made by Xenith. It's... Read more
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Herald Sun
Good news for coffee drinkersResearchers have discovered that “habitual coffee drinkers” actually have less
Good news for coffee drinkers
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Researchers have discovered that “habitual coffee drinkers” actually have less of a chance of developing coronary artery disease. COFFEE and tea drinkers can, and should, sip worry — free — regular caffeine consumption doesn’t cause heart... Read more
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Perth Now
Good news for coffee drinkersResearchers have discovered that “habitual coffee drinkers” actually have less
Good news for coffee drinkers
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
Researchers have discovered that “habitual coffee drinkers” actually have less of a chance of developing coronary artery disease. COFFEE and tea drinkers can, and should, sip worry — free — regular caffeine consumption doesn’t cause heart... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Good news for coffee drinkersResearchers have discovered that “habitual coffee drinkers” actually have less
Good news for coffee drinkers
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
Researchers have discovered that “habitual coffee drinkers” actually have less of a chance of developing coronary artery disease. COFFEE and tea drinkers can, and should, sip worry — free — regular caffeine consumption doesn’t cause heart... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Blacks at Higher Risk for First Stroke A first-of-its-kind study found that young blacks, age 45, are at a three tim
Blacks at Higher Risk for First Stroke
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 13 days ago
A first-of-its-kind study found that young blacks, age 45, are at a three times greater risk of having a first stroke than their white counterparts. However, they may not be at a higher risk for the second... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Devon O'Connor inspires VikingsDevon O’Connor steps to the free throw line, takes a couple dribbles with his r
Devon O'Connor inspires Vikings
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Devon O’Connor steps to the free throw line, takes a couple dribbles with his right hand, one quick spin, then a final strong bounce to the floor before sending his shot that circles the rim and drops through for a point. Fans in the bleachers give... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Devin O'Connor inspires VikingsDevon O’Connor steps to the free throw line, takes a couple dribbles with his r
Devin O'Connor inspires Vikings
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Devon O’Connor steps to the free throw line, takes a couple dribbles with his right hand, one quick spin, then a final strong bounce to the floor before sending his shot that circles the rim and drops through for a point. Fans in the bleachers give... Read more
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Science Daily
Blacks are at higher risk for first stroke, new data showGeorge Howard, DrPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Healt
Blacks are at higher risk for first stroke, new data show
Science Daily / Posted 17 days ago
George Howard, DrPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health professor, recently published key findings from his ongoing research of the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study in Neurology, the medical... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers identify protein that could protect against toxic degeneration of cells in ALSJ. Gavin Daigle, a PhD candidate at the LSU Health New Orleans School of Gradua
Researchers identify protein that could protect against toxic degeneration of cells in ALS
News-Medical-Net / Posted 19 days ago
J. Gavin Daigle, a PhD candidate at the LSU Health New Orleans School of Graduate Studies, is the first author of a paper whose findings reveal another piece of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) puzzle. Working with mentor Udai Pandey, PhD, a... Read more
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Science Daily
'Bursting' cells gain the brain's attention for life-or-death decisionsThe brain's ability to quickly focus on life-or-death, yes-or-no decisions, the
'Bursting' cells gain the brain's attention for life-or-death decisions
Science Daily / Posted 22 days ago
The brain's ability to quickly focus on life-or-death, yes-or-no decisions, then immediately shift to detailed analytical processing, is believed to be the work of the thalamus, a small section of the midbrain through which most sensory inputs from... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
‘I Know a Fighter’The theme of last year's Children's Tumor Foundation (CTF) annual forum was "I
‘I Know a Fighter’
Warren Times Observer / Posted 23 days ago
The theme of last year's Children's Tumor Foundation (CTF) annual forum was "I Know a Fighter." Cindy Thurston, Pennsylvania chapter representative for the organization, and diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis, agreed, "I am a fighter." The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Little girl born with almost no brain is still alive 10 years laterLittle girl born with almost no brain at all is alive 10 years later - defying
Little girl born with almost no brain is still alive 10 years later
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Little girl born with almost no brain at all is alive 10 years later - defying doctors who predicted she would die at 6 months old Alex Simpson, of Nebraska, was born with rare condition hydranencephaly It causes the brain's cerebral hemispheres to... Read more
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Science Daily
How birds learn through imitation: Long-term goal: Guide research into how people might re-learn skills after brain injuryThe study reveals how birds learn songs through observation and practice, and t
How birds learn through imitation: Long-term goal: Guide research into how people might re-learn skills after brain injury
Science Daily / Posted 23 days ago
The study reveals how birds learn songs through observation and practice, and the authors hope the work will guide future research into how patients with brain injuries might reacquire the ability to learn skilled behaviors like speech. "While we... Read more
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FOX News
How to avoid low back pain: exercise and educationShoe inserts, back-support belts and other gadgets aimed at preventing low back
How to avoid low back pain: exercise and education
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
Shoe inserts, back-support belts and other gadgets aimed at preventing low back pain may be a waste of money. Instead, exercise is the best way to ward off this common problem, a new review of studies suggests. The researchers found evidence that an... Read more
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Science Daily
Brain's immune cells key to maintaining blood-brain barrier"This study shows that the resident immune cells of the central nervous system
Brain's immune cells key to maintaining blood-brain barrier
Science Daily / Posted 25 days ago
"This study shows that the resident immune cells of the central nervous system play a critical and previously unappreciated role in maintaining the integrity of the blood-brain barrier," said Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., D.M.Sc., co-director of the... Read more
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ESPN
Congress looks into NFL's donation to NIHFour Congressional Democrats are requesting information about the NFL's $30 mil
Congress looks into NFL's donation to NIH
ESPN / Posted a month ago
Four Congressional Democrats are requesting information about the NFL's $30 million grant to the National Institutes of Health, in response to an Outside the Lines report that the league withheld funding for an ambitious NIH study on football and... Read more
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Science Daily
Cellular 'switch' helps brain distinguish safety from danger, new study findsThe researchers published their findings today in the journal Science. Learnin
Cellular 'switch' helps brain distinguish safety from danger, new study finds
Science Daily / Posted a month ago
The researchers published their findings today in the journal Science. Learning and memory are among the brain's most fundamental tools for survival. Accurate encoding of 'contextual' memories--those associated with particular experiences--enables... Read more
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