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Supplements for brain health show no benefit – a neurologist explains a new study

Americans and others around the world have turned increasingly to dietary supplements in order to maintain or preserve their brain health. A recent study found...

Scientists discover roots of Parkinson’s in the brain

In a new study, researchers have discovered the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease in the brain, many years before patients show any symptoms. The finding...

New cancer drug may help treat Parkinson’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that tasquinimod, a new experimental cancer drug, could control genes that may cause Parkinson's. This happens when the drug...

Two compounds in coffee may help treat Parkinson’s

In a new study, Rutgers scientists found a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson's disease and Lewy body...

Belly fat could mean cognitive decline in older people

In a recent study, researchers found that a measure of belly fat (waist: hip ratio) was linked to the reduced cognitive function in older...

Our eyes could show early sign of Parkinson’s disease

In a recent study, researchers found that the eyes could be a window to the brain for people with early Parkinson’s disease. People with this...

How fiber in food could protect the brain during aging

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Illinois find dietary fiber could help reduce brain inflammation during aging. As mammals age, immune cells...
How brain trauma liked to dementia

How brain trauma liked to dementia

In a recent study, a group of European researchers finds that just a single traumatic brain injury can generate an abnormal form of dementia...
Stanford study uses Google Glass help kids with autism read facial expressions

Stanford study uses Google Glass help kids with autism read facial expressions

In a new Stanford study, researchers find that children with autism are able to improve their social skills by using a smartphone app paired...
Traffic jam in the brain may lead to Parkinson’s disease

Traffic jam in the brain may lead to Parkinson’s disease

In a recent study, German researchers find that traffic jams can also occur in the brain, and they can be damaging. Disrupted transportation routes in...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...