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Scientists find a cause of hearing troubles in older people

In a new study, researchers found older people’s hearing problems may be because their brains work with less information. They found that the neural response...

High-fat, high-carb diets could harm your brain super fast

In a new study, researchers found diets high in fats and carbs could harm people’s brain health. They found that high-fat diets contribute to irregularities...

Common diabetes drug may help brain repair, but only in females

In a new study, researchers found drug metformin commonly used in diabetes treatment may help brain repair, but it only works in females. They found...

How do we get so many different types of neurons in our brain

Scientists have discovered another layer of complexity in gene expression, which could help explain how we're able to have so many billions of neurons...

Scientists find a way to reverse aging brain

In a new study, researchers found how increasing brain stiffness as we age causes brain stem cell dysfunction, and demonstrated new ways to reverse...

Alzheimer’s drug may reverse brain damage from alcohol drinking

In a new study, researchers found a drug used to slow cognitive decline in adults with Alzheimer's disease appears to reverse brain inflammation and...

Using smartphone too much may make your brain less smart

In a new study, researchers found that overuse of electronic devices may be linked to weaker activity in areas of the brain that are...

Being left-handed doesn’t mean you are right-brained—so what does it mean?

There have been plenty of claims about what being left-handed means, and whether it changes the type of person someone is—but the truth is...

Neuroscientists make big breakthrough in 200-year-old puzzle

For centuries, the mental world of the mind and the physical world were treated as utterly distinct. While the movement of inanimate objects could be...

Common drugs for improving cognition only boost short-term focus – at high cost

In a new study, researchers found that common drugs used for a brain boost could only provide a short-term benefit with a high price. The...

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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...