Researchers at the UC-San Francisco have been testing a 3D video game they say reverses some of the negative effects of aging on the brain. The findings, published in 'Nature' provide scientific support to the field of brain fitness.
Deutsche Welle (Oct. 13, 2013) Just pop a pill and you're suddenly at the top of your game - that's a dream fueled by the widespread global abuse of drugs that claim to enhance mental performance.Klaus Lieb, director of the clinic ... watch video
Reuters (July 16, 2013) German and Canadian scientists have built a three dimensional map of the human brain to help in the development of new treatments for neurological disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Aug. 4, 2013) A healthy brain just keeps getting better with age. That is the surprising discovery of Ernst Poeppel, a brain researcher in Munich. Vocabulary, verbal memory and spacial and associative reasoning ... watch video
TheStreet (Mar. 18, 2014) The top venture capitalists at the digital SXSW conference in Austin, Texas believe wearable technology will see most of its growth in the medical field. While fitness wearables have taken off and ... watch video
AP (May 8, 2013) Treat or monitor? It's a difficult decision prostate cancer patients and doctors must make based on how aggressive they think a tumor might be. But new genetic tests could lessen the guessing game ... watch video
Newsy (Nov. 5, 2014) Working irregular shifts over an extended period of time could have irreversible effects on your brain — specifically memory and processing speed.
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July 2, 2015 Biologically active molecules released by digesting bread and pasta can survive digestion and potentially pass through the gut lining, suggests new research. The study reveals the molecules released ... read more
July 2, 2015 Acute liver failure is a rare yet life-threatening disease for young children. It often occurs extremely rapidly, for example, when a child has a fever. Yet in around 50 percent of cases it is ... read more
July 1, 2015 Indoor tanning rates dropped among adults from 5.5 percent in 2010 to 4.2 percent in 2013, although an estimated 7.8 million women and 1.9 million men still engage in the practice, which has been ... read more
July 1, 2015 Boys are more likely than girls to receive a prescription for antipsychotic medication regardless of age, researchers have found. Approximately 1.5 percent of boys ages 10-18 received an ... read more
July 1, 2015 New research using data from the reputable Look AHEAD study suggests doctors may want to look at results from a patient’s first two months of intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) to help predict ... read more
Oct. 30, 2013 Video gaming causes increases in the brain regions responsible for spatial orientation, memory formation and strategic planning as well as fine motor skills. This has been shown in a new study. The ... read more
Sep. 20, 2010 Playing a violent video game can increase aggression, and when a player keeps thinking about the game, the potential for aggression can last for as long as 24 hours, according to a new ... read more