• Identical signs of brain damage in sleep apnea and Alzheimer's

    New research shows damage in the brain starts in the same place and spreads in the same way in sleep apnea, as in Alzheimer's disease. The study is the first to find Alzheimer's-like amyloid plaques in the brains of people with clinically-verified obstructive sleep apnea, a condition that affects more than 936 million people worldwide.

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  • A Good Workout Could Boost Your Thinking for Up to 2 Hours

    A few minutes of moderate- to high-intensity aerobic activity -- like running or biking -- can boost young adults' memory and concentration for up to two hours, a new research review shows.

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  • Light therapy safe and may benefit patients with TBI, study shows

    This study is one of the first, if not the first, prospective, randomized, interventional clinical trials of near-infrared, low-level light therapy (LLLT) in patients who recently suffered a moderate brain injury. If further trials support these findings, light therapy could become the first widely-accepted treatment for this type of injury.

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  • What causes blackouts?

    A blackout is a loss of consciousness or complete or partial memory loss. Possible causes of blackouts include epilepsy and drinking a large volume of alcohol.

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  • Why is my mouth numb?

    Many people associate the feeling of a numb mouth with a visit to the dentist. However, there are many other potential causes of a numb mouth.

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  • Suspect A Concussion? How To Help (not Hurt) Your Recovery

    Between 1.6 and 3.8 million concussions are believed to occur across the United States each year. Thankfully, an increased awareness has prompted an increase in diagnosis of concussive injuries.

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  • More Education May Slow Start Of Early-onset Alzheimer's

    Among people who have the gene that carries a heightened risk for early-onset Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests that more education might slow the development of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain.

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  • Vitamin D Twice A Day May Keep Vertigo Away

    Taking vitamin D and calcium twice a day may reduce your chances of getting vertigo again, according to a new study.

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  • What Causes A Throbbing Headache?

    Throbbing headaches can have a range of causes, such as a migraine headache or hangover. They can occur in different areas of the head and may occur alongside other symptoms, such as nausea and vomiting.

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  • 4 Scientifically Proven Ways To Increase Serotonin

    Serotonin is a chemical messenger that affects many functions within the body and brain. One theory is that serotonin helps regulate anxiety and stress. Low serotonin is one of the factors that may contribute to depression, but people can take some steps to increase their serotonin levels.

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