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1 hr ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Why do people believe we only use 10 percent of our brains?

You've probably heard the popular claim that humans only tap into about 10 percent of their brainpower.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Urban Legend

1 hr ago | WPTV Local News

Video: Do we only use 10 percent of our brains?

Neurologists have debunked that urban legend countless times in the past, with many calling it a laughable and completely false myth.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Urban Legend

2 hrs ago | Freshnews

Over Half of Audited Multiple Sclerosis Patients Currently Treated...

Decision Resources Group finds that over half of audited multiple sclerosis patients currently treated with Biogen Idec's oral disease-modify therapy Tecfidera have ever experienced flushing and/or gastrointestinal events while on the therapy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health

6 hrs ago | Live Science

Parkinson's Could Enhance Creativity

Researchers compared the creativity levels of 27 Parkinson's patients with 27 healthy people of the same education level and age.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Parkinson's Disease, Health

12 hrs ago | The Nation

Brain Day today

World Federation of Neurology is all set to launch the first World Brain Day, an event dedicated to bringing more attention to the importance of brain health and the prevention of brain diseases, a largely underestimated health problem, today .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pakistan

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Journal of Medical Internet Research

A Web-Based Non-Intrusive Ambient System to Measure and Classify Activities of Daily Living

This demographic shift leads to an increasing prevalence of age-associated disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia.

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Related Topix: Switzerland, World News, Medicine, Alzheimer's, Health

TheDailyBeast.com

Can a Pill Increase Creativity?

A new study shows that Parkinson's patients on the drug levodopa are much more creative than their peers.

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Related Topix: Medicine

WTVF Nashville

Could Down Syndrome Be The Key To Alzheimer's?

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's. More than 400,000 of them also have Down syndrome.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), UC San Diego, Medicine, Genetics, Dementia

The Gaston Gazette

Ability to Dance: Studio reaches out to children with special needs

Wearing a pink dress, she explored the dance floor, listened to music and checked out the ballet barre at a recent open house for DanceAbilities Academy, a special needs dance studio opening in Gastonia.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine

Psychology Today

Why Exercise is Good Therapy

There are some fascinating new medical studies out that link heightened anxiety levels to deficits in new brain cell development.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Bad Astronomy Blog

Babylonian Neurology and Psychiatry

A fascinating little paper in Brain examines Neurology and psychiatry in Babylon .

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Related Topix: Babylon, NY, Medicine, Supernatural

Psychology Today

A Noise That Annoys

Over the past few years I have suffered occasional bouts of tinnitus and have to say that when it occurs it completely dominates all my thoughts and thinking .

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Related Topix: Medicine

InformationWeek

Post Your Own Reply

Re: 'From now until the end of time, I'll be the jerk neurologist who was rude to a World War II veteran,' [[ QUOTE ]] McKee sued Laurion for defamation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Veteran Affairs, St Louis County, MN

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

North Carolina legislators have cleared the way to allow the use of hemp oil extract ...

North Carolina legislators have cleared the way to allow the use of hemp oil extract treatment in clinical studies, giving hope to those who suffer from severe seizure disorders including one Tuscola High School graduate.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Marijuana, Medicine, Asheville, NC

Scotsman.com

One billion to watch Glasgow 2014 opening ceremony

HE IS A doctor with a gift for treating children with the rarest of diseases who is no stranger to seeing the innocent suffer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health

The Jersey Journal

Overlook Medical Center in Summit recognized by U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News & World Report again recognized Overlook Medical Center among the best hospitals in central New Jersey and as a "Best Regional Hospital" for Neurology and Neurosurgery, as reported in the publication's annual Best Hospitals list for 2014-15.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Urology, Nursing

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Former Mayo Clinic CEO Dr. Thane Cody: 1932-2014

Dr. Thane Cody, who was instrumental in bringing the Mayo Clinic to Jacksonville and served as its first chief executive officer, died Thursday at his Queens Harbour home.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Otolaryngology

Psychology Today

Heartbroken: What Does Neuroimaging Show About Your Pain?

If a loved one leaves you, it hurts. In addition to emotional pain, you are likely to feel a pain in your chest as if your heart were literally breaking.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Medicine

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Times of Israel

Israeli researchers say Parkinson's medication may boost creativity

Drugs taken to fight Parkinson's disease may have a beneficial side effect - a study by Israeli researchers confirms that patients taking particular medicines tend to be more artistic.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Medicine

Medical Daily

Doctors Unravel The Placebo Effect Of Fake Parkinson's Disease Treatment

In a new study examining patients with advanced Parkinson's disease, neurologists say they've identified parts of the brain that control placebo effect, raising hopes of singling out people most susceptible.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Medicine

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