Scientists Say They Have Successfully Reversed Alzheimer’s Disease In MiceA team at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute have completely reversed the disease in experiments on mice.
Hearing Voices May Actually Be A Good Thing, Study SuggestsA recent study is suggesting that people who hear strange patterns in sounds may just be suffering from a well-tuned brain.
Go Nuts: Pistachios, Peanuts Strengthen The Brain, Study SaysResearchers said regularly eating nuts and legumes, which include peanuts, strengthens brainwaves associated with healing, learning, and memory.
Scientists Say Your Brain Still Works After Death, And You Know When You're DeadAccording to researchers in New York, a person's brain is still active after death, meaning they can be aware they've passed away.
Sugary Drinks Cause Aging In Brain And Poor Memory, Study FindsA pair of studies found that consuming one or more sweet drinks a day can age your brain more than three years and cause a 13 year difference in memory.
Researchers: 1-Hour Afternoon Nap Could Improve Brain's PerformanceYou probably don't get the chance to take an afternoon nap at work, but it could help improve your performance.
Good Questions: Clean Recyclables, Itching & Seeing StarsCheri from Marshall wants to know: How much do you have to clean something you recycle? Hennepin County spokesperson Angie Timmons says recyclables don't require scrubbing or dishwasher treatment, but you should give it a quick rinse.
'U' Shows Off Highly Attractive New $8M ToyThe University of Minnesota just got a cool new toy, thanks to an $8 million grant from the Institute of Health. It will lead to all kinds of research on the human body -- specifically the brain.
Don't Forget To Get A Free Memory Loss ScreeningHow good is your memory? This Tuesday is National Memory Screening Day, and several facilities in the Twin Cities will be offering free memory screenings for those who are worried about developing a recall problem.
Scientists: Prenatal Exercise May Boost Baby’s BrainResearchers in Canada have discovered that expectant moms can give their babies a boost in life just by keeping fit while pregnant – and all it takes is a half hour a day. According to researchers at the University of Montreal, low-impact work-outs, like swimming and walking actually help a newborn's brain develop faster. For most pregnant women, 20 to 30 minutes of moderate exercise is recommended on most, if not all, days of the week. Scientists placed electrode caps on babies who were 8- to 12-days old and measured activity as their brains' responded to different sounds.
3 Weeks After Severe Brain Injury, Prep Football Player Still RecoveringA Dassel-Cokato teenager is in stable condition at the hospital but having some complications as he recovers from suffering a brain injury on the field that almost killed him. “It was three weeks ago tomorrow that Luke was injured -- we’ve had a lot of highs and a lot of lows,” mother Sara Nelson said.
Be Wary Of Dehydration, But You Can Overhydrate, TooAs Minnesotans try to beat the heat, there's also the danger of drinking too much water. If you drink too much within a certain time span, serious health problems could arise. It's called hyponatremia.