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Fatty food bad for you? It may be a no-brainer
Researchers have found that there’s a part of your body that might actually shrink when you eat too much fast food. Unfortunately, it’s your brain.
Schizophrenic subjects’ cells wound tight
A discovery that DNA stays too tightly wound in certain brain cells of schizophrenic subjects offers promise of more effective treatment
‘Rare’ Brain Disorder Might Not Be So Rare Say Researchers
HDLS, or hereditary diffuse leukoencephalopathy with spheroids may be more common than was previously thought.
Brain Imaging May Provide New Biomarker of Huntington’s Disease
A set of objective, validated biomarkers to evaluate Huntington’s disease (HD) progression has been developed that may enhance the development of drugs to delay disease onset and severity.
Aging Brains Match Youth in Some Mental Tasks
Older people slow down to avoid making errors, but there may not be a uniform decline in all cognitive processes