Tagged: Brain

Brain Cancer Risk: Family History Plays a Key Role. 0

Brain Cancer Risk: Family History Plays a Key Role.

A new study suggests that if you a family history of cancerous brain tumors, it may put you at a higher risk of developing the same kind of tumors. In this study, published in...

Autism Study, Dropped by US Researchers 0

Autism Study, Dropped by US Researchers

CHICAGO – A government agency has quitted plans for a study related to the treatment of autism, that critics had called an unethical experiment on children. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) said...

Naturally Born Babies Have Better Mothers’ Response, American Study Suggests. 0

Naturally Born Babies Have Better Mothers’ Response, American Study Suggests.

According to an American study, babies who born naturally get more mothers’ response to their cries than the Caesarean. The researchers noticed more activity in brain areas that are related to emotions and motivation...

Toronto Researchers Find Link Between Brain Chemistry and Seasonal Affective Disorder. 0

Toronto Researchers Find Link Between Brain Chemistry and Seasonal Affective Disorder.

According to scientists, seasonal changes in brain chemistry cause winter blues in some people. Seasonal affective disorder is related to lack of light exposure during short winter days and it often proves quite debilitating...

Gene therapy may help to restore hearing, US scientists find. 0

Gene therapy may help to restore hearing, US scientists find.

According to US scientists, Gene therapy, which is likely to restore hearing in mice, may prove helpful in humans too. The scientists found that gene transfer developed functioning hair cells that are considered essential...

‘Eat fatty fish to prevent dementia’ Finnish researchers suggest 0

‘Eat fatty fish to prevent dementia’ Finnish researchers suggest

According to Finnish researchers, risk of dementia as well as of stroke considerably decrease by eating tuna and other fatty fish. The lead author of the study, Jyrki Virtanen of the University of Kuopio...