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Addressing Sex Differences in Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias

by Carissa R Violante for Yale School of Medicine: Examining the effects of sex and gender on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias will better guide health care providers in caring for both women and men. Forty-seven million people are living……

by Carissa R Violante for Yale School of Medicine: Examining the effects of sex and gender on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias will better guide health care providers in caring for both women and men. Forty-seven million people are living……

Giants owner John Mara says concussion crisis priority No. 1

Giants owner John Mara said Sunday that the NFL has a long way to go before it fully understands the issue of brain damage as a result of playing a violent sport. “There’s no secret that repeated concussions can have a very serious long-term effect [on players],” Mara said via ESPN. “And I am startled to

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Giants owner John Mara said Sunday that the NFL has a long way to go before it fully understands the issue of brain damage as a result of playing a violent sport. “There’s no secret that repeated concussions can have a very serious long-term effect [on players],” Mara said via ESPN. “And I am startled to

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What Is Celiac Disease? Symptoms

Dr. Rodgers notes that more than 2 million Americans have celiac disease and talks about some of the symptoms….

Dr. Rodgers notes that more than 2 million Americans have celiac disease and talks about some of the symptoms….

Exercise may reduce memory decline associated with aging

by Alzheimer’s Society: Physical exercise in older people is associated with a slower rate of decline in memory and some thinking skills that occur with aging, according to research carried out by the University of Miami. The study was published……

by Alzheimer’s Society: Physical exercise in older people is associated with a slower rate of decline in memory and some thinking skills that occur with aging, according to research carried out by the University of Miami. The study was published……

Update: Ten Common Myths About Brain Health, Debunked

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Time for a new edition of SharpBrains’ eNewsletter, full of stimulating articles and teasers. Happy Reading :-)

New thinking:

holdingbrain—–

Time for a new edition of SharpBrains’ eNewsletter, full of stimulating articles and teasers. Happy Reading :-)

New thinking:

New goggles diagnose traumatic brain injuries

One company aims to make virtual reality a life-saving technology by using it to assess brain function after a head injury. SyncThink, Inc., a company specializing in neuro-technology (the company has foundational intellectual property in eye-tracking metrics and devices), announced that its EYE-SYNC medical device has been cleared by the Food and Drug Authority (FDA) for

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One company aims to make virtual reality a life-saving technology by using it to assess brain function after a head injury. SyncThink, Inc., a company specializing in neuro-technology (the company has foundational intellectual property in eye-tracking metrics and devices), announced that its EYE-SYNC medical device has been cleared by the Food and Drug Authority (FDA) for

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The Neurologists Who Fought Alzheimer’s By Studying Nuns’ Brains

by Natalie Zarrelli for Atlas Obscura: The 30-year partnership between convents and brain researchers has been unexpectedly rewarding. In Mankato, Minnesota, in 1991, David Snowden sat across from an 100-year-old nun named Sister Mary, administering a test. He asked her……

by Natalie Zarrelli for Atlas Obscura: The 30-year partnership between convents and brain researchers has been unexpectedly rewarding. In Mankato, Minnesota, in 1991, David Snowden sat across from an 100-year-old nun named Sister Mary, administering a test. He asked her……

How Fear is Processed in the Brain

BrainHealth’s Dr. John Hart and Dr. Bambi DeLaRosa explain their recent study on how the brain processes fear….

BrainHealth’s Dr. John Hart and Dr. Bambi DeLaRosa explain their recent study on how the brain processes fear….