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Dell Medical School, The University Of Texas At Austin, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Seton Brain and Spine Institute, New York University Medical Center, Human Brain Stimulation and Electrophysiology Lab , Seton Healthcare Family, Alzheimer’s, Zoltan Nadasdy, Psychology, Memory, spatial navigation, Robert Buchanan

Human Cognitive Map Scales According to Surroundings

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A new study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences refines our understanding of a human skill — the ability to instantaneously assess a new environment and get oriented thanks to visual cues.

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Veterans Heart Patients with Depression Face Difficulties Affording Healthcare

A study of more than 13,000 veterans with heart disease revealed that for those who also had depression, gaining access to and affording healthcare and medications is more difficult than those without depression.

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Women's Health, stress and health

Mayo, ASU Program Helps Mothers in Medical Professions Lower Stress and Beat Burnout

Mothers who work as health care professionals, such as physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, can reduce their stress levels and burnout significantly by participating in close supportive groups at work, according to a new study by researchers at Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic.

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Stroke, Stroke Rehabilitation, Arm impairment , mobile app, Mobile App Development , health app, Health Technology, mobile technology, Occupational Therapy, Toronto Rehab, Dr. Mark Bayley, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University, Dr. Steven Wolf

First-of-Its-Kind App Offers Personalized Rehab Therapy for Stroke Patients

A new, first-of-its-kind app is now available to support clinicians with decisions on best practice rehabilitation strategies for patients with arm impairment due to stroke.

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Anderson Cooper, 60 Minutes, Smartphone, Anxiety, Brain, Hacking, CSUDH, Google, Apps, Social Media

Professors Discuss Consequences of 'Brain-Hacking' Software for Smartphones

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Anderson Cooper visited CSU Dominguez Hills for story about the effects of habit-forming smartphone applications.

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Brain Cancer Cells, Medulloblastoma, Glioblastoma, pediatric brain cancers

PID1 Gene Enhances Effectiveness of Chemotherapy on Brain Cancer Cells

Investigators at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have found that the gene PID1 enhances killing of medulloblastoma, the most commonly occurring malignant primary brain tumor in children, and glioblastoma, the most commonly occurring malignant primary brain tumor in adults.

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Brain Health, Infant Brain Development, Oxygen Deprivation, Birth, Pediatric, Ut Southwestern

Weather-Forecast Tool Adapted to Evaluate Brain Health of Oxygen-Deprived Newborns

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UT Southwestern Medical Center pediatric researchers have harnessed an analytical tool used to predict the weather to evaluate the effectiveness of therapies to reduce brain injury in newborns who suffer oxygen deprivation during birth.

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Trauma, Injury, Skull, Head Injury, Head Trauma, Texas A&M, Rensselaer, Mariah Hahn, Melissa Grunlan, NIH

A Moldable Scaffold for Bone

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A team including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is developing a bioactive foam that can be used to replace skull bone lost to injury, surgery, or birth defect.

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Queen's University Belfast, Aware, Depression, world health day

Queen’s and AWARE Collaborate on a New Online Support Service for Adults with Depression in Northern Ireland

Queen’s University Belfast and AWARE, the national depression charity for Northern Ireland, announce a new online support service for adults with depression to mark World Health Day (Friday 7 April).

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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the Mount Sinai Health System, Hippocampus, CA1, Memory, Learning, Neuronal Representation, Prefrontal Cortex, Proactive Interference

Mount Sinai Study Reveals How Learning in the Present Shapes Future Learning

Prefrontal cortex shapes memory formation by modulating hippocampal encoding







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