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Sports-related concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries have grabbed headlines in recent months, as the long-term damage they can cause becomes increasingly evident among both current and former athletes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that millions of these injuries occur each year.
Cognitive loss and brain degeneration currently affect millions of adults, and the number will increase, given the population of aging baby boomers.
A unique brain scanner is used to allow the assessment of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles- the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease- in adults with Down syndrome.
In one of the first studies of its kind, UCLA researchers used a unique brain scan to assess the levels of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles â€” the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease â€” in adults with Down syndrome.
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting started improving your brain health might be the best 2010 resolution you can make. As Dr.
UCLA scientists have used innovative brain-scan technology developed at UCLA, along with patient-specific information on Alzheimer's disease risk, to help diagnose brain aging, often before symptoms appear.
Some scientists are concerned that time spent online is rewiring teenage brains. Current concerns go beyond violent video games, which often become the center of public attention.
Neuroscientists believe the Internet is changing the way people live as well as altering the way our brains work.
UCLA scientists have found that for computer-savvy middle-aged and older adults, searching the Internet triggers key centers in the brain that control decision-making and complex reasoning. The findings demonstrate that Web search activity may help stimulate and possibly improve brain function.
Memory exercises and stress reduction coupled with a healthy diet and regular physical exercise improves memory in older adults, a study shows.
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