Neuroscience

How long time meditation change your brain

How long time meditation changes your brain

In a new study from University of Wisconsin–Madison, researchers examined brain activity in non-meditators, new meditators, and long-term meditators with thousands of hours of...
How cannabis and related drugs affect the brain

How cannabis and related drugs affect the brain

A new study from Lancaster and Lisbon Universities shows that long-term use of either cannabis or cannabis-based drugs impairs memory. The study has implications for...
Can brain stimulation stop sexual assault?

Can brain stimulation stop sexual assault?

In a recent study, researchers find that stimulating the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain responsible for controlling complex ideas and behaviors, can...
How to keep your memory sharp

How to keep memory sharp

As you grow older, you tend to forget things. Memory loss not only can bring inconvenience to your daily life, but also a sign of...
exercise training

Stopping regular exercise training can strongly reduce brain blood flow

While endurance exercise training can improve physical health, what will happen when we stop this exercise is still unknown. In a recent study, researchers find...
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Overweight can age your brain 10 years at middle-age

It is known that overweight has many harmful effects on our health. Such effects include higher risks of stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, heart...
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Online game addiction can change game players’ brain network, says scientists

As more and more people use the Internet every day, online game addiction has become a serious public health issue all over the world. When...
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Love hormone may support spirituality, says study

Spirituality is a sense of connection to something bigger than ourselves. It is a universal human experience and typically involves a search for meaning...
trauma brain

The brain has its own way to deal with trauma automatically, says study

Traumatic events (trauma), such as divorce, job loss, death of a loved one can harm mental health. People are easy to get depression and...
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Congenitally blind people use visual cortex in the brain to do math thinking

Congenitally blind people are born unable to see or with severe visual impairment. This means they have little visual experience and seldom use their...

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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...