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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) with a loss of consciousness (LOC) has been found to be associated with later-life Parkinson’s disease, but not Alzheimer’s disease or incident dementia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 1.3 million Americans visit… Read More
Multiple sclerosis-related brain inflammation may be causing depression, according to research. Higher rates of depression have been seen among multiple sclerosis patients – compared to the general population. Abnormal immune response, one of the characteristic symptoms of multiple sclerosis, has… Read More
This week’s health news roundup includes recent stories on the Zika virus, dengue, malaria, Guillain-barre syndrome, Ebola, and autoimmune brain disorders. We discussed the reduction of the risk of Zika virus, dengue, and malaria through genetically modified mosquitoes released in affected areas, the… Read More
Research suggests, having a kidney problem is directly related to a brain disorder.
Kidneys are responsible for removing waste from the blood, balancing salt and minerals in the blood, and producing rennin, which helps manage blood pressure. Kidney damage can result in… Read More
Multiple sclerosis (MS) and overactive bladder (OAB) cause reduction in brain serotonin and cortisol levels. Serotonin is a chemical messenger that facilitates nerve cell communication, while cortisol is a hormone mainly associated with a stress response. Quite frequent in multiple … Read More
June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Canada, so here are our top articles discussing concussion, traumatic brain injury, dementia, hypertension, and sleep apnea – and other factors that can affect the brain health.
You may not think that brain injuries are… Read More
June is National Safety Month, so we have compiled some of our stories regarding health safety, including topics on UTI, falls and fractures, traumatic brain injury, and Alzheimer’s disease.
The goal of National Safety Month is to make people aware of… Read More
Fibromyalgia can be managed with magnetic brain stimulation used for treating depression according to research. French researchers found that fibromyalgia symptoms improved slightly using magnetic brain stimulation. The technique is called transcranial magnetic stimulation and is commonly used to raise… Read More
Multiple sclerosis and psoriasis drug ingredient – dimethyl fumarate – was found to be associated with PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy), which is a lethal brain infection. The drug ingredient has been linked to two cases of PML so far, leading… Read More
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, so we have compiled some of our articles regarding Alzheimer’s, brain health, and related topics on schizophrenia, insulin resistance, rosacea, gum disease, and dementia.
Alzheimer’s disease and brain health is a pressing… Read More
A new study has found that social media ‘likes’ have a powerful effect on teenager brain. Receiving a large number of likes on a post activates the same brain circuit as seen in consuming chocolate or winning money.
Lead author… Read More
Although many of us complain about our busy schedules, keeping our agendas booked up could be offering us many brain health benefits. A study uncovered that older adults with busier schedules perform better on memory tests, information processing, and reasoning.… Read More
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