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News tag: Brain


Carrots’ many health benefits

2 Feb, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Carrots are so common in the US that it's easy to overlook their potentially powerful benefits to your health. A popular snack food to eat with dips or add to fresh vegetable juice, or as an addition to soups and stews, carrots have been valued since ancient times for their…


No 3D films for young children protects their eyes

12 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Even though eyes of small children do see in 3D, they should have limited exposure to 3D TV or movies, doctors recently recommended. According to Optometry Australia, small children should watch neither films nor TV in 3D, because kids under six could have headaches, feeling tired and nauseous. Additionally, it…


Saving files helps remember additional information

10 Dec, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
When we save a file on the computer, we do more than save the information. That very act also improves our memory of the information stored in the file, according to a new research. Researchers from the University of California, Santa Cruz discovered that by saving a file on the…


“The compass of pleasure” explains mind attraction to food, sex and drugs

27 Nov, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
In his book, „The Compass of Pleasure”, Dr. David Linden, professor at John Hopkins University School of Medicine reveals how the human brain is naturally structured to surrender to food, sex and drugs. The book is peppered with funny stories on how the brain reward system works, why meditation is…


Melancholy music actually makes you happy

11 Nov, 2014 | by Ionut Popescu | 0 comments
Now, two German researchers bring  surprising news to  those trying to shake the blues by listening to a cheerful song. Despite common belief,  the human brain interacts very well with sad music, say the scientists. Trying to understand how sad music translates into good mood for most listeners, Lilla Taruffi…


Our brain is responsible for choosing high-calorie foods

21 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Your insatiable craving for chocolate has nothing to do with lacking will power, but with your brain’s voice saying you just need it, a new research suggests. People are likely to eat those foods their brain tells them have a higher number of calories, Montreal’s McGill University researchers found. The…


Brain awareness after death is real, new study shows

7 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
A new medical study, the largest of its kind, shows awareness in clinically dead patients may still be present minutes after death has occurred. Many people who recovered after cardiac arrests reported similar out-of-body experiences, with most recalling the image a bright light appearing at the end of a tunnel.…


Locating brain’s GPS rewarded with Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

6 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
To John O’Keefe, May-Britt and Edvard Moser we owe knowing how the brain builds a map we use to navigate our environment. For this accomplishment, the British-US scientist John O’Keefe and Norway’s couple May-Britt and Edvard Moser have won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering the brain’s…


Size and weight at birth affect risk of adolescent mental health problems

18 Sep, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
The latest research published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, supports the general theory in evolution that predicates the birth size and weight are partial indicators of the likelihood a person will be diagnosed with autism or schizophrenia. The study involved the medical records of 1.75 million Danish births and…


Sage herb’s impressive health benefits

18 Sep, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
With a sharp flavor, sage herb or garden sage has been grown as a pot herb since ancient Roman times. Famous as being the guardian over all other herbs, sage has many virtues, both culinary and health promoting. Chinese and traditional European medicines have been using it for its disease…