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  • Blue light may help heal TBI

    Blue light may help heal TBI
    If you or someone you love has suffered a concussion or traumatic brain injury (TBI), you may know that difficulty sleeping can be a significant symptom. But a new study funded by the United States ...
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  • Walnuts May Help Fight Cognitive Decline in Elderly

    Walnuts May Help Fight Cognitive Decline in Elderly
    Most kinds of nuts are good for your brain and body, but new research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has singled out walnuts for their ability to help slow cognitive decline ...
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  • Dementia affects English and Italian speakers differently

    Dementia affects English and Italian speakers differently
    Does that language you play a role in how people with dementia communicate? New research seems to indicate that it does. A small study from a team at the University of California looked at ...
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  • Is brain volume always tried to memory and thinking?

    Is brain volume always tried to memory and thinking?
    The short answer is "no." A German research tea look at the brains of 330 older adults and found that the size of the hippocampus is only beneficial to people who also have more white-matter circuitry ...
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  • Why Fasting Might Help Your Brain

    Why Fasting Might Help Your Brain
    A recent article in The New England Journal of Medicine reports that intermittent fasting may benefits the brain by decreasing blood pressure, resting heart rates and blood lipid levels. More ...
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  • Can Comic Books Improve Brain Function?

    Can Comic Books Improve Brain Function?
    Next time your kid picks up a comic book, don't be so quick to assume it's a waste of time. Because comics use both images, words, sound effects, color, spatial layouts, panel composition and more, ...
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  • The Biggest Brain Breakthroughs of 2019

    The Biggest Brain Breakthroughs of 2019
    Our understanding of the brain increases with each passing year, thanks to advances in technology and medicine. We have new methods to study it, improve it and even fix it, but sometimes the big ...
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  • Wayne Becomes a Proficient Reader at 72!

    Wayne Becomes a Proficient Reader at 72!
    As an adult, Wayne learned that a childhood brain injury may have weakened his cognitive skills, leaving him to struggle with reading his entire life. At 72, he went to LearningRx for a cognitive ...
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  • Gender gap closing for women with ADHD

    Gender gap closing for women with ADHD
    A June 2019 article in ADDitude magazine reports that ADHD diagnoses for women in mid-life is on the rise, helping to close the gender gap by 31% for adults with ADHD. Although men still outnumber ...
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  • Brain Injury Survivor Turns to Personal Brain Training

    Brain Injury Survivor Turns to Personal Brain Training
    After a bike accident left Drew with a serious traumatic brain injury, a hospital stay, physical and occupational therapies helped addressed his physical injuries, but he needed help addressing his ...
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