Citing rapid behavioral changes that occurred in his 20s, some people have posited that Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev could have been more easily radicalized to the point of carrying out acts of terror because of brain injuries he may have sustained in his fledging boxing career. Researchers say that the possibility that brain injuries […]
Personality may not only dictate if you’d be a contender for Mr. or Miss Congeniality, but may also play a significant role in how the brain makes choices that affect your health.
Recent studies have added to the knowledge about the many health benefits of green tea, noting that chemicals found in the drink can actually help regenerate brain cells. Now, researchers studying the same chemicals have found that they can also shrink cancerous tumors.
The health benefits of drinking green tea daily include everything from aiding in the detoxification of the body to weight-loss. Research has now proven that the beverage can actually help you produce more brain cells. The research, published in Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, shows that chemical properties of green tea provide brain benefits.
If you’ve marked the donor box on your driver’s license you have done more than just give up your organs. You’ve given up your right to informed consent.
Doctors don’t have to tell you or your relatives what will happen to your body during an organ-harvest operation. Your rights are gone because you’re dead. Or are you?
Both The Associated Press and the British newspaper The Telegraph published stories about an alarming societal trend: Children as young as 4 are being subject to gender reassignment procedures and therapies.
A team of researchers studied CT scans of patients who had been diagnosed with probable Alzheimer’s disease and who had similar levels of education and cognitive skills, such as attention, memory, planning and organization. They determined that being multilingual can ward off symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
If you’ve ever found yourself making silly mistakes, such as putting the milk in the cupboard and the cereal in the refrigerator, a region of your brain may have been taking a little nap.
In addition to being low in calories and high in a variety of nutrients, broccoli may have the added benefit of helping patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) fight off lung infections, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University.