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Human brain wired to crave late-night junk food

    Human brain wired to crave late-night junk food

(SC) – A recent study suggests that our brains are physically programmed to be susceptible to cravings for pizza and other junk foods late at night. According to a recent

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Many Doctors Don’t Tell Patients They Have Alzheimer’s

    Many Doctors Don’t Tell Patients They Have Alzheimer’s

  (Time) – It’s hard to believe in today’s era of transparency in modern medicine, but there’s a diagnosis that doctors still try to keep from their patients In a

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More Die From This Than Smoking or Heavy Drinking

    More Die From This Than Smoking or Heavy Drinking

(KMPH) – A brand new study shows that loneliness may not only affect mental health it could also hurt you physically. Researches at Brigham Young University spent the last 35

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Men’s memories worse than women’s, especially with age

    Men’s memories worse than women’s, especially with age

(CNN) – Ladies, science has proven what you’ve been saying all along: A man’s memory is worse than yours. Not only that, but their brains are smaller, at least the

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Man trapped in coma was AWAKE for 12 years but couldn’t move or speak

    Man trapped in coma was AWAKE for 12 years but couldn’t move or speak

( Mirror ) – Martin Pistorius was trapped inside his lifeless body from the age of 12 after being struck

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Alzheimer's and Dementia Prevention

    Alzheimer's and Dementia Prevention

( Help Guide ) – For many years, we’ve been told that there’s little we can do to prevent Alzheimer’s disease

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Scientists, pols vow to find Alzheimer's cure

    Scientists, pols vow to find Alzheimer's cure

( UT San Diego ) – San Diego County officially kicked off its fight against Alzheimer’s Tuesday, with the region’s

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Life Long Consumption of 3-5 Cups of Coffee Lowers Alzheimer’s Risk by 20 Percent

    Life Long Consumption of 3-5 Cups of Coffee Lowers Alzheimer’s Risk by 20 Percent

( Alzheimer’s News Today ) – According to the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC), a nonprofit organization that

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NFL: 3 in 10 ex-players face Alzheimer's, dementia

    NFL: 3 in 10 ex-players face Alzheimer's, dementia

(Commercial Appeal) – The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that

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Study Finds That Brains With Autism Fail to Trim Synapses as They Develop

    Study Finds That Brains With Autism Fail to Trim Synapses as They Develop

(NY Times) – As a baby’s brain develops, there is an explosion of synapses, the connections that allow neurons to

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