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Brain Health

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A Personal Trainer For Your Brain

Yes, you can train your brain! Which is great news for those of us who can’t remember where we left our keys, forget important appointments, or perhaps still suffer the effects of a concussion.

10/20/2013

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Spinal Cord Stimulation: Improved Treatment Helps Relieve Chronic Pain

Pain sufferers are turning to a treatment that uses a device implanted beneath the skin to send electrical signals to the spinal cord to control chronic pain.

10/20/2013

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How Sleep Nurtures Your Brain

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.

10/20/2013

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Tips To Ward Off Memory Problems

Contrary to popular belief, Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia are not natural consequences of growing old.

10/20/2013

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New Marker May Help Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease in Early Stages

Parkinson’s disease, which affects more than 1 million individuals throughout the United States, often arises slowly and without early warning signs.

10/20/2013

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Stroke Strikes Growing Number Of Young Adults

Stroke has traditionally been thought to strike older individuals. But now a new study in the Lancet medical journal shows a growing number of young and middle-aged adults being affected by it.

10/20/2013

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Does Weather Trigger Headaches?

There has been little scientific evidence to back up the assertions of headache sufferers attributing their pain to the weather. Now, a study of more than 7,000 patients, led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center provides some of the first large-scale data on how environmental conditions influence headache pain.

10/20/2013

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VIDEO: Zumba For Parkinson’s Patients

More people are turning to zumba dance exercise to help treat a variety of conditions, as well as boosting good overall wellness.

10/20/2013

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VIDEO: Using TMS To Treat Depression

Doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are turning to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a non-invasive technique used to treat depression.

10/20/2013

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VIDEO: Learning About Alzheimer’s

An overview of Alzheimer’s Disease, including risk factors and prevention.

10/20/2013

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