Researchers at the University of Texas said that those who are accustomed to heading the ball and play soccer are less able to complete tasks that require basic thinking skills. (more…)
Scientists warn that chemotherapy can cause brain damage in patients with breast cancer. A study revealed that breast cancer patients who have used drugs to kill cancer cells experienced a significant reduction in activity in the brain responsible for memory and planning than those who did not undergo the treatment.
Researchers from Stanford University believe the findings could explain the phenomenon of “chemo brain” – a term used to describe a foggy mind and memory disorders after undergoing chemotherapy treatment. (more…)
The research found that vampire bat saliva contains DSPA (desmoteplase) enzymes. This enzyme is what functions that helps thin the blood sacrifice of blood flow more freely. (more…)
Antisocial kids who missuses drugs, break the law, and acts carelessly, are thought to have suffered brain damage. This is a result of a study by researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, published in the online journal PLoS ONE. (more…)
Various risk of diseases such as diabetes and hypertension can be seen from the condition of the retina. Now, the same method can also be used to estimate the risk of stroke and the accompanying damage, including dementia.
The way is by observing the condition of the small blood vessels in the retina (eyeball), which position is on the front of the eyeball. The presence of bleeding or leakage in these parts, has long been linked with risk of diabetes and hypertension. (more…)