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Brain Health Boosted By Molecule Produced During Endurance Exercise
2013-10-11 06:49:14

Exercise is good for nearly every part of your body, including your brain. According to researchers led by Harvard Medical School, a molecule called irisin is produced in the brain during endurance exercise and apparently has neuroprotective effects.

2013-07-26 11:40:47

More than 11,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries each year, and since over a quarter of those injuries are due to falls, the number is likely to rise as the population ages.

2013-07-23 14:50:30

One of regenerative medicine's greatest goals is to develop new treatments for stroke.

For A Healthy Brain, Clear Out The Trash
2013-07-23 10:41:23

Recycling is not only good for the environment, it's good for the brain. A study using rat cells indicates that quickly clearing out defective proteins in the brain may prevent loss of brain cells.

Marijuana May Help Protect, Heal Brain Cells
2013-05-30 16:21:42

A new study has found that THC, the psychoactive component in marijuana, can protect the brain from cognitive damage, especially following injury.

2013-02-25 13:40:26

The origin of an innate ability the brain has to protect itself from damage that occurs in stroke has been explained for the first time.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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