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Dementia breakthrough: Simple brain scan is 98% accurate

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Simple brain scan can detect early-stage Alzheimer's with up to 98% accuracy and give same-day result, study finds — and it could be on the NHS by 2025Computer programme uses standard MRI technology found in most hos...

Brain zapper that can steady trembling hands

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How high-powered ultrasound waves that ZAP a patient's brain can ease debilitating tremors that affect more than a million Britons A one-time treatment that zaps the brain with high-powered ultrasound waves can ease ...

Could £20 brain zapper cut your blood pressure?

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Could £20 brain zapper cut your blood pressure? Gadget that clips onto the ears and can be worn while watching television could improve condition, study showsLead neuroscientist and developer said it changes brain co...

Study suggests women’s brain temperatures are higher than men’s

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Hotheads! Study suggests women's brain temperatures are higher than men's... and are more likely to top 40C Study shows womens brains are more likely to top 40C than men's brains  Laboratory in Cambridge found women'...

Social isolation raises dementia risk by changing brain volume: study

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Living alone raises risk of dementia, study findsScientists studied brain scans of 30,000 socially isolated Britons over a decade Results showed lower grey matter volume in brain areas involved in memory  They called...

Listening to ‘groovy’ music like ABBA can boost brain performance

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Stayin' ALERT! Listening to 'groovy' music like ABBA or the Bee Gees can boost brain performance, study revealsListening to 'groovy' music can boost brain performance for those familiar with it Scientists from the Un...

World-first nasal drops that reversed little Senna’s brain damage 

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World-first nasal drops that reversed little Senna's brain damage: Parents' delight as daughter they were told would likely never walk is up and running At 18 months, Senna Mennes loves to run and dance around, just ...

Mother claims son nearly died after A&E medics missed brain abscess

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Boy, one, 'nearly died from brain abscess after A&E medics said violent sickness and tiredness was just constipation'Amie Tweed, 25, from Maldon, Essex, took her son Teddy to hospital on March 14  Medics told her his...

Brain fluid from young mice can improve memory in old mice, study says

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Scientists REVERSE memory loss in mice by injecting them with brain fluid of younger rodents in potential dementia breakthroughResearchers infused cerebrospinal fluid from young mice into brains of old mice Cerebrosp...

Dog put down after ripping off owner’s nose may have had brain tumour

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Dog-owner reveals he had to put down his beloved husky pit bull cross called Arghh after he ripped off his nose only to discover the fluke attack may have been caused by a brain tumourA dog named 'Arghh' ripped off h...

Brain implant helps reverse symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

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Brain implant helps reverse symptoms of Parkinson's in first patient to receive the treatment as part of medical trialA Parkinson's patient has had his symptoms reversed by a device implanted into his brain, the firs...

Scientists discover brain circuit that boosts maths skills in children

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Scientists discover a brain circuit that boosts maths skills in children - and it could be targeted to improve learningBrain circuit that boosts maths skills in children has been discovered by experts Triggers area c...

Schoolgirl put in coma after A&E docs dismissed brain swell as a cold

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Schoolgirl, 12, almost died after A&E doctors dismissed her meningitis as just a coldHarri Tuson, from Eltham, took a turn for the worse after suffering from a cold  A&E medics dismissed her symptoms as a virus, ...

Brain charts map the rapid growth and slow decline of the human brain

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Number of brain cells peaks before we turn SIX: First ever human brain charts map the rapid growth and slow decline of grey and white matter from a 15-week-old foetus to 100-year-old adultBrain charts spanning our en...

‘People come, people go’: BBC dismisses ‘brain drain’ of top talent

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'People come, people go': BBC dismisses 'brain drain' of top talent as Dan Walker joins Emily Maitlis, Andrew Marr, Jon Sopel and Louise Minchin in ditching the broadcaster for its rivalsEXCLUSIVE: Insiders said ther...

NHS refuses to fund brain tumour zapper as it is ‘not cost effective’

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Tessa Jowell's brain tumour zapper could give mother-of-two Nancy, 47, more precious time with her family... but the NHS said the £240,000-a-year treatment is not 'cost effective'Nancy Carter-Bradley, from Hampshire ...

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