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The human brain is certainly the most complex part of the body and has been called biology’s greatest mystery. The National Institute of Health is driving a new Presidential focus aimed at revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain called BRAIN or Brain Research through Advancing...

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Alzheimer's is a disease that is constantly being researched. There is no cure, but new findings come to light every day. One of the most recent published articles indicates a correlation between the protein levels in the blood and memory loss. These findings can help doctors to develop new drugs for Alzheimer's patients.
The BRAIN-project is an endeavor in using computer aided learning to improve the understanding of the human brain anatomy. The project consists of four parts, each based on modular packages: BRAINIMAGES: Brain atlas consisting of horizontal and frontal brain slices spaced I mm apart enabling the...
The following organizations are good resources for information on Parkinson disease : The Michael J. Fox Foundation -- www.michaeljfox.org National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke -- www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/parkinsons_disease National Parkinson Foundation -- www.parkinson.org...
Organic brain syndrome (OBS) is a general term that describes decreased mental function due to a medical disease other than a psychiatric illness. It is often used synonymously (but incorrectly) with dementia . Causes Listed below are disorders associated with OBS. Brain injury caused by trauma...
Sleep deprivation has become the American way of life. It’s no surprise there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done, but going full-tilt boogey until bedtime can wreak havoc on your ability to fall asleep and overall health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has labeled insufficient sleep as a public health problem, citing increased medical concerns, such as cancer, diabetes and obesity as well as escalated industrial and vehicular accidents as a result, Find out what you can do in this article.
Scientists and doctors alike have long touted the benefits of Omega-3s in improving brain function and heart health and even potentially lowering the risk of Alzheimer's Disease. One of the best sources of Omega-3s is fish, and scientists have recently begun finding evidence that eating more seafood may also lower your risk of depression. If you are suffering from depression or a predisposed to developing it, increasing your intake of fish may reduce your risk.

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