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Brain Fit Club

BIDMC’s Brain Fit Club includes everything from specialized computer brain training to meditation classes to help gym members maintain and improve brain health throughout their life. Above content provided by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. […]

08/25/2015

BIDMC Scientists Develop Antibody to Treat Traumatic Brain Injury

By BONNIE PRESCOTT, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Staff Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) affect approximately 20 percent of the more than 2 million troops who have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, and brain injuries caused […]

08/25/2015

Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Control Parkinson’s Symptoms

By MICHAEL LASALANDRA, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Correspondent A surgical procedure that involves implanting electrodes in the brain is helping some patients with Parkinson’s disease control their symptoms after medications stop working. Parkinson’s patients are usually […]

08/25/2015

Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness

By HELEN M FARRELL, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Staff There is something mysterious about mental illness.  Most common medical problems manifest through very obvious signs and symptoms. The flu generally comes with sweating, […]

08/25/2015

How Sleep Nurtures Your Brain

By MICHAEL LASALANDRA, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Correspondent Getting the proper amount of sleep each night doesn’t just help us operate at peak efficiency the next day — it also nurtures the brain itself. […]

08/25/2015