All three cable networks dedicated droves of airtime Tuesday evening to the Istanbul terrorist attack and on two occasions, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews wondered “how much brains does it take” for someone to become a suicide bomber and why do terror attacks “always seem to involve bombing” instead of something else.
Former NFL quarterback Jake Plummer, who spent 10 years in the league, deals with sharp aches and pains from his playing days, spoke with BSN Denver about the NFL’s drug problem and the league’s denial that the sport causes brain damage long-term. Plummer, who walked away from football at age 31, spoke candidly about marijuana use and absolutely ripped […]
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NASCAR team Joe Gibbs Racing issued a medical update on driver Matt Tifft on Tuesday. According to the announcement, Tifft has a low-grade glioma — a slow-growing tumor — on his brain, for which he will undergo surgery to remove. According to the JGR announcement, the tumor was discovered during treatment for a disc issue [...]
"You can't always control what happens, but you can control how you handle it." - Pat Summitt By Bob DeMarcoAlzheimer's Reading Room Pat Summitt is a legendary basketball coach that died today from complication of Alzheimer's disease. Show More Summary
A volunteer tasked with pulling together a biography on Hillary Clinton for an event she was speaking at in Chicago on Monday had "a real brain freeze" and accidentally inserted the first three paragraphs from her Wikipedia page, which...Show More Summary
For the first time ever, scientists have been able to see just what LSD does to the human brain. Though declared off limits for medical use in the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, today scientists are exploring how this drug can actually help those with mental illness. Show More Summary
All NewsNationalInternational Do Cats Actually Get 'Brain Freeze' When They Eat Cold Treats? By Aly Semigran June 28, 2016 at 10:50AM / (0) comments Save to mypetMD It's the latest cat video trend. But just like some popular ones before...Show More Summary
After receiving devastating news during her 5-month sonogram, Sierra Yoder decided to end her pregnancy. Instead of just learning the gender of their baby like the pair had originally hoped, Sierra and her husband, Dustin, were told that their baby boy had encephalocele and that there was no hope for survival. Show More Summary
A pilot study shows a foot wrap that applies pressure, causing the brain to relax muscles, is 1.4 times more effective than a standard drug treatment.
Researchers found a cure for type 2 diabetes in rats and mice involving one injection of tissue growth factor protein 1 (FGF1) in the brain. Many studies have resulted in curing rodents of type 1 and 2 diabetes and another one has done just that for type 2 diabetes. Scientists do not yet understand how this cure works but […]
An approved anti-HIV drug latches to the enzyme already responsible for about 80 percent of the cholesterol elimination from the human brain, report scientists. Obtained with a cutting-edge atom-substitution technology called hydrogen-deuterium exchange, the molecular roadmap shows how small amounts of the drug can kick the enzyme, called CYP46A1, into higher gear.
Glioblastoma is not only the most common form of brain cancer, it’s also the most deadly. It affects people from around 40 years of age, and most people live for less than 2 years after aggressive therapy. Now scientists report that a two-in-one approach could help keep brain cancer in check.
A new study led by scientists at SBP describes a technology that could lead to new therapeutics for traumatic brain injuries. The discovery provides a means of homing drugs or nanoparticles to injured areas of the brain.
Resources, like the City of Brains Project and 211, help those in the city get the help they need. Mark Freeman did what many of us do when he experienced mental health issues a few years back: he started looking online for help. InShow More Summary
The founders of Brain.fm use sound frequency to zap your mind to attention.
A research team from the Mayo Clinic has shown that text messaging changes the rhythm of brain wave patterns in a way that’s never seen before. The discovery shows that smartphones are literally altering the way our minds work. Read more...
Getting good sleep is critical to success, leadership, creativity, work/life balance, and more. Here's the position neuroscience recommends for sleep.