Brain

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Think sharper and look slimmer with our 7-day ultimate body and mind routine

The road to a fit mind isn't paved in crossword puzzles alone. In fact, walking that road can also give your gray matter a boost, according to top researchers. "Exercise is as close to a magic bullet as brain fitness gets," says John Medina, PhD, director of the Brain Center for Applied Learning at Seattle Pacific University. Physical activity bathes neural tissue in oxygen-rich blood, increasing the production of chemicals that improve memory, attention, and problem-solving.

Gestational vitamin D deficiency: long-term effects on the brain

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Gestational vitamin D deficiency causes permanent changes in the developing rat brain. Not only does it alter brain gene and protein expression, deficiency disrupts the balance between neuronal s...

What do patients with brain metastases from non-small cell lung cancer want from their treatment?

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Brain metastases are a common complication of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Prognosis is poor and the effectiveness of whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) is uncertain for patients with moderat...

Healing the Broken Brain Syndrome

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The article focuses on the remarkable findings of Doctor Mark Hyman, founder and medical director of the UltraWellness Center in Lenox, Massachusetts, on mental problems. Hyman explains how menta...

Gingko biloba Extract (EGb 761) Prevents Ischemic Brain Injury by Activation of the Akt Signaling Pathway

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EGb 761 is a standardized extract of Gingko biloba that exerts protective effects against ischemic brain injury. This study investigated whether EGb 761 modulates the neuroprotective effects thro...

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