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  • Sex and coffee may raise risk of brain hemorrhage in some people

    Sex and coffee may raise risk of brain hemorrhage in some people
    The rupture of a brain aneurysm is a relatively rare event but, as it causes bleeding in the brain, that event is a potentially devastating one. Now researchers have attempted to identify possible triggers for such ruptures, also known as hemorrhagic...
  • For long life, reach for the pumpkin, carrots and squash

    As you gaze across the bountiful Thanksgiving offerings on your table this year, be grateful for the life-extending benefits of orange. Orange as in alpha-carotene. Orange as in pumpkin, carrots and squash, the foods richest in this phytonutrient. A study...
  • To prevent stroke injury, sing, dance, touch, look, move?

    To prevent stroke injury, sing, dance, touch, look, move?
    For those lucky enough to have the first signs of a stroke recognized by friends or family, things often get very quiet very quickly as 911 calls are made, gurneys are wheeled in and tests are conducted. University of California Irvine neuroscientist...
  • Electrical stimulation creates images that could help blind see

    Electrical stimulation creates images that could help blind see
     Even when vision has failed, the mind's eye can see, given just the right voltage to just the right place in the brain, says a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study, which used rhesus monkeys with intact...
  • For cellist, the music lingers after memory has faded

    For cellist, the music lingers after memory has faded
    A concert cellist whose memory was virtually wiped out by a brain infection may no longer remember the names of the composers whose work he once played before admiring audiences. But he can remember and recognize virtually every note of their...
  • Soldiers' brains bear scars of emotional wounds

    Soldiers' brains bear scars of emotional wounds
    Eighteen months after they have returned from a war zone, soldiers bear an unmistakable sign of emotional trauma deep inside their brains. But in most, a key node of the brain's fear circuitry returns to normal, perhaps keeping mental illness such as...
  • No drugs in system? Mystery of Amy Winehouse's death continues

    No drugs in system? Mystery of Amy Winehouse's death continues
    Toxicology reports show Amy Winehouse did not have drugs in her system, according to a statement by the "Back to Black" singer's family. The results, which have not yet been publicly released, indicated that there was alcohol present in her body at the...
  • Binge drinking numbers rising

    Binge drinking numbers rising
    Colleges are back in session, high schools are getting ready for homecoming and the incidences of binge drinking continue to climb. Why put these topics in the same sentence? Underage and excessive drinking by high school and college students has been...
  • New family therapy for anorexia

    New family therapy for anorexia
    MIAMI - When her parents told her that she had to eat her dinner, Holly Zimmerman burst into hysterical tears and screams. Then, after several hours, the once docile third-grader leaped from her seat and tried to stab them with a fork. "This is a...
  • They just can't stand it

    They just can't stand it
    It's unbearable to wear clothing with tags. It's impossible to use scissors, no matter how many times you try. All mushy or soft foods are unbearable - not because of the flavor, but the consistency. Depending on whom you ask, it's either common...
  • Clamping down on CT scans for kids

    Clamping down on CT scans for kids
    Ferdousi Dawood was worried. Her daughter's headaches were excruciating, and prescription medicines and natural remedies had failed to make a difference. Now, a doctor at Children's Memorial Hospital was recommending a CT scan to peer inside the 10-year-...
  • Head-Injury Cases in Kids on the Rise

    Head-Injury Cases in Kids on the Rise
    The loud crack of Thomas Evans' first concussion startled even those on the sidelines when the high- school freshman jumped up to bounce a soccer ball off his head. Instead, he found his teammate's skull with an ear-splitting whack. Thomas doesn't...