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Article ID: 713175

Study Finds Higher Education Linked to Later Onset Alzheimer’s-related Decline

Stony Brook University

A new study by Stony Brook University researchers reveals that higher education is associated with later onset of Alzheimer’s-related accelerated cognitive declines. Their findings will be published early online in the Journal of Gerontology.

22-May-2019 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 713257

Do Diet Beverages Really Increase a Woman’s Stroke Risk?

Western Connecticut Health Network

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association released research study results that suggest drinking diet beverages may increase stroke risk in women over 50.

22-May-2019 8:15 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713274

Early Life Exposure to Nicotine Alters Neurons, Predisposes Brain to Addiction Later in Life

University of California San Diego Health

Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine in a published study.

21-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 713262

Multiple Brain Regions Moderate and Link Depressive Mood and Pain

University of California San Diego Health

University of California San Diego School of Medicine research expands and deepens the association between clinical depression and pain, identifying specific regions of the brain that drive, influence and moderate depressive mood and its relationship to perceiving physical pain.

21-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713108

UNLV Study Reveals Breakthrough in Understanding Our Brain’s Ability to Retrieve Long-Term Memories

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

UNLV researchers have discovered a novel method for how two parts of the brain — the hippocampus and the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) — work together to retrieve long-term memories.

17-May-2019 3:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 713248

Sleep problems in teenagers reversed in just one week by limiting screen use

European Society of Endocrinology

Sleep in teenagers can be improved by just one week of limiting their evening exposure to light-emitting screens on phones

21-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 713233

Potential Glioblastoma Drug Reactivates p53 Tumor Suppressor to Treat Deadly Brain Cancer


New drug also may increase effectiveness of oral chemotherapy for these tumors, known for their resistance to treatment.

21-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712978

What’s the Right Amount of ‘Zapping’ in Epilepsy Laser Surgery?

Thomas Jefferson University

A multicenter trial of minimally invasive laser surgery to treat epileptic seizures reveals approaches for better seizure control with fewer side effects.

16-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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