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White British brain tumour patients ‘more likely to die in a year’

A study has shown that white British patients with brain tumors are more likely than those from other ethnicities to die in the first 12 months.
Arginine, an inexpensive oral drug, could enhance radiation therapy for cancer
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Arginine, an inexpensive oral drug, could enhance radiation therapy for cancer

In a proof of concept, randomized clinical trial, investigators from Weill Cornell Medicine & Angel H. Roffo Cancer Institute found that
A New Dementia Test Raises More Questions Than Answers
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A New Dementia Test Raises More Questions Than Answers

A family member may notice that their loved one is experiencing dementia. This could be a spouse becoming forgetful or a parent who loses their
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Dogs who hear a bell every day at chowtime become classically trained to drool at its mere sound, as Ivan Pavlov, a physiologist in the 1890s
Brain Implant Translates Paralyzed Man's Thoughts Into Text With 94% Accuracy
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Brain Implant Translates Paralyzed Man's Thoughts Into Text With 94% Accuracy

A 2007 spinal cord injury left a man paralysed from the neck down. He has since demonstrated that he can communicate his thoughts using a brain
Getting Enough Sleep? New Study May Be a Wake-Up Call For Those Who Doze This Long
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Getting Enough Sleep? New Study May Be a Wake-Up Call For Those Who Doze This Long

Good sleep is essential for many reasons. It is important for our bodies to repair and function properly. Research has also shown that insufficient
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‘Our notion of privacy will be useless’: what happens if technology learns to read our minds?

According to Tom Oxley, a neurosurgeon from Australia, the skull serves as a shield of privacy. The brain is our last private part. Oxley is the CEO
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A surgeon removed the wrong piece of my brain, altering my life forever. Here's why I chose to forgive him.

Courtesy Lorena Junco My adrenal gland had developed a tumor that required to be removed. The wrong gland was removed by my surgeon. I have been
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After a concussion, the brain may no longer make sense of sounds

The brain may not be able to make sense of sounds after a concussion Callista Images/ImageSource/Getty Images Callista Images/ImageSource/Getty
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Dual-drug treatment offers hope to children with rare brain cancer

Scientists have combined two cancer drugs to create a treatment that can be used for children with brain tumours. Diffuse intrinsic Pontine glioma,