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Reading A Good Book Causes Physiological Changes In The Brain
2014-01-03 17:55:35

[ Watch the Video: A Good Book For A Better Brain ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A great novel can whisk you away to a distant land or period far back in time, and a new study in the journal Brain Connectivity has found evidence that these novels can actually cause a physiological change in the brain that lasts for days. “Stories shape our lives and in some cases help define a person,” study author Gregory Berns, director of Emory’s Center for...

2014-01-03 16:22:43

DUBLIN, January 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2q5v4f/radiopharmaceutica) has announced the addition of the "Global Radiopharmaceuticals Market Report 2013 - 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2q5v4f/radiopharmaceutica ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Radiopharmaceuticals are majorly used to diagnose cancer, tumors, biliary tract...

Do Brain Training Games Work
2014-01-02 14:28:29

[ Watch the Video: Brain Training - Does It Really Work? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apps for 'brain training' claim to use games or tasks as a way of enhancing cognitive abilities. However, a new study the Journal of Neuroscience suggests that these games may only improve a person’s capacity to perform the specific training task and lack evidence that this skill translates to other cognitive abilities. Study researchers looked specifically at a brain...

2013-12-31 23:25:04

Center For Diagnostic Imaging and Bone Scans in Miami facility announces latest technology to help maintain and improve health. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 The Center for Diagnostic Imaging of Miami, announces helping patients maintain their healthy lifestyles and improving chances of catching and treating sever illnesses and diseases, with their latest full body scanning technology. The medical technology used to operate full body scans are noninvasive, painless and require low...

2013-12-19 23:29:30

A new report released by IMV Medical Information Division has found that providers of nuclear medicine (NM) services are consolidating as procedure volume dropped in the subspecialty from 2008 to 2012. Des Plaines, IL (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 A new report released by IMV Medical Information Division has found that providers of nuclear medicine (NM) services are consolidating as procedure volume dropped in the subspecialty from 2008 to 2012. An estimated 14.5 million nuclear medicine...

2013-12-18 23:20:48

Drawk Kwast, consultant to the world's most hypercompetitive men, is pleased to announce the addition of qEEG brain scans to his alpha male 60-day comprehensive life restructuring program known as Total Experience Immersion. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Drawk Kwast, consultant to the world's most sexually active and financially successful men, announces today the addition of a qEEG brain scan to his Total Experience Immersion training program. Kwast said that,...

2013-12-09 23:26:53

CDI Miami offers new, improved PET Scanning Technology to patients. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 PET scanning, or Positron Emission Tomography, is a newer form of nuclear imaging. “Nuclear imaging” is a type of medical diagnosis that uses the highly-detectable properties of certain materials to create maps and images of the human body from the inside, without having to perform any kind of invasive procedure. This helps doctors to diagnose many conditions, to diagnose a variety...

Anxiety And Social Phobias Made Worse By Missing 'Brake' In The Brain
2013-12-05 05:20:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team led by researchers from the Medical University of Vienna has discovered one possible source of anxiety disorders and severe phobias – a missing inhibitory connection or “brake” in the brain. When experienced at a manageable level, fear can make people alert and help protect them against danger, it can also disrupt an individual’s sensory perception and reduce happiness when it becomes disproportionate. Now the...


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