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Research: Autism Set In Motion Before Birth

New research points to autism being set in motion even before birth.

03/27/2014

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Sleep And Dementia: A Study In Mice

How’s your thinking after a bad night’s sleep?

12/26/2013

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Study: High Blood Sugar Levels Bad For Memory

New research suggests sugar is bad for your brain, specifically your memory.

10/23/2013

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Researchers Study Possible Connection Between Minor Head Blows, Autoimmune Disease

Can minor blows to the head, which fall short of concussion, lead to autoimmune disease later?

03/07/2013

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Study: Blood Pressure Drug May Reduce Risk For Dementia

New research shows people taking certain blood pressure drugs could be helping their brains as well.

01/07/2013

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Aspirin & Women: Young Brains In Old Age?

Will a daily baby aspirin keep the brain young in old age? A study of older Swedish women suggests there may be something to that.

11/08/2012

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Pa. Reports First Meningitis Outbreak In Altoona

Pennsylvania health officials have identified the state’s first case of fungal meningitis linked to a deadly national outbreak involving steroid shots.

10/15/2012

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Doctors Study Use Of Progesterone In Treating Brain Injuries

Progesterone plays a role in the menstrual cycle and pregnancy, and it’s made in the ovaries in women, and in the adrenal glands in women and men, and in certain nerve cells. Steroids have a protective effect on the swollen brain, and progesterone has a similar chemical structure to steroids.

08/09/2012

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Study: Patients With Brain Stents Fared Worse

When people enter a clinical trial, they often want the experimental treatment, but that may not always be best. In fact, researchers looking at stents in the brain for stroke find that people who got these actually did worse.

09/07/2011

Could Roethlisberger's Problems Be In His Brain

Concussions, a helmetless motorcycle accident, alcohol abuse- could Ben Roethlisberger’s behavior be all in his brain? Larry talks to Dr Neil Capretto of Gateway Rehab about how the brain is affected by substance and trauma…

04/26/2010

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