Brain Health

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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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Tips To Boost Brain Health And Lower Dementia Risk

You may be able to help keep your brain in shape, not just the rest of your body. A large study in France suggests that delaying retirement and working until later in life may help prevent dementia.

07/15/2013

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