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2014-04-01 13:22:59

Brain disconnect leaves teen brain less able to judge trustworthiness Making a snap decision usually means following your initial reaction -- going with your gut. That intuitive feeling sprouts from the limbic system, the evolutionarily older and simpler part of the brain that affects emotion, behavior and motivation. But during adolescence, the limbic system connects and communicates with the rest of the brain differently than it does during adulthood, leaving many adolescents...

2014-03-28 23:27:36

Memory loss is not a game. Ace Innovation Group offers Dementia Express that provides exercises to many who are losing their minds. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Memory loss and symptoms of Dementia creep upon us surprisingly insidiously, that is why most people are incredibly unprepared for when it happens. But according to Dr. Sandeep Grewal, an Internal Medicine Physician and author of the book ‘Dementia Express: Lose Your Memory in 100 Ways’ even if one doesn’t have time...

2014-03-27 12:31:47

CHICAGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America announced today that the Caterpillar Foundation is committing $1.5 million to help bring more food to people in need in dozens of communities across the country. In all, 35 local Feeding America food banks will receive grants to help ensure a steady stream of food - including more fresh produce - to those struggling with hunger in the communities they serve. A portion of the donation will also go towards helping...

2014-03-19 23:03:34

The presentation will be led by expert neuropsychologist and Executive Director of Research and Development, Dr. Samuel Gontkovsky, and Home Care Assistance Sacramento owner Kathy Herrfeldt at the Home Care Assistance of Sacramento office on Thursday, March 27th from 5:30-6:30 PM Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Home Care Assistance, the leading provider of in-home senior care, is proud to unveil the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™, an activity-based cognitive intervention program,...

2014-03-18 16:25:20

NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITCI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced that it will host a conference call and a live Internet webcast at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday March 25, 2014 to discuss the financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. To access the live conference call via phone, dial...

2014-03-13 23:02:41

“The Cognitive Therapeutics Method: Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Slowing the Cognitive and Functional Decline Associated with Dementia” is a comprehensive and well-researched volume relevant for every scholar, clinician, researcher and geriatric care provider with an interest in Neurocognitive Disorder. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Led by neuropsychologist and Executive Director of Research and Development at Home Care Assistance, Dr. Samuel T. Gontkovsky, a team of cognition experts...

2014-03-10 08:29:24

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITCI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced the appointment of Juan Sanchez, M.D., as Vice President of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations. Dr. Sanchez will report to Sharon Mates, Ph.D., CEO and Chairman of Intra-Cellular Therapies. Dr. Sanchez has over ten years of experience as a Wall Street...

2014-03-06 23:02:59

With many states considering the legalization of marijuana for recreational use, drug rehabilitation centers such as The River Source are questioning whether the loosened restrictions could cause an increase in the numbers of addicted drug users. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The January 2014 passage of Colorado's permissive legislation of pot for recreational purposes has been a boon for the tourism trade, with visitors quick to sign up for what they are calling a Mary Jane...

2014-03-05 08:26:39

New research challenges the traditional view of sleep paralysis NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep paralysis is a terrifying experience which causes people to become temporarily unable to move while falling asleep or waking and is accompanied by the sense of something evil in the room. Scientists have a number of, as yet, unproven theories about the origin of the hallucinations that accompany sleep paralysis, but do not know the exact cause of them and have...

Insomniacs Have More Active Brains And Greater Neuroplasticity Than Normal Sleepers
2014-03-01 05:04:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The movement-based part of an insomniac’s brain tends to be more active and demonstrate greater neuroplasticity than the same region in good sleepers, researchers from Johns Hopkins Medical Institution report in the March issue of the journal Sleep. Study leader Rachel E. Salas, an assistant professor of neurology at Johns Hopkins, and her colleagues found that the increased brain plasticity in the motor cortex of people with...


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