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neurology

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'Cry analyzer' helps identify neurological or developmental disorders in infants

The computer-based tool out of Brown University performs finely tuned acoustic analyses across 80 parameters that reveal details about a baby's health.

By July 11, 2013

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Cinnamon might slow Parkinson's, research suggests

The tools to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease might one day come from the kitchen cabinet instead of the medicine cabinet, according to a new study.

By July 9, 2014

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High-tech electronic headband may help prevent migraines

Just approved by the FDA, the device directs an electric current to the skin and underlying body tissue, stimulating a nerve associated with migraines.

By March 11, 2014

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Brain-to-brain verbal communication in humans achieved for the first time

A team of researchers has successfully achieved brain-to-brain human communication using non-invasive technologies across a distance of 5,000 miles.

By September 3, 2014

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Vertigo sufferers seek treatment on YouTube

People suffering from benign paroxysmal positional vertigo can find easy relief on YouTube. But they have to be choosy about which video they watch -- only 64 percent of the clips showing the Epley maneuver are accurate.

By July 25, 2012

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Heavy drinking hits men's brains harder than women's, study says

Who has the last laugh? Middle-aged men show significant declines in mental processing speed and memory from heavy alcohol consumption, and more so than women, a new study concludes.

By January 27, 2014

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Stanford scientists 'eavesdrop' on the human brain

A new method of recording brain activity affords scientists unprecedented monitoring -- and yes, it involves temporarily removing a portion of a patient's skull to insert packets of electrodes.

By October 15, 2013

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'Dystextia': Muddled texts can signal stroke, doctors say

While anyone who texts has probably sent or received weirdly illegible messages at some point, Harvard researchers point to garbled texts as one possible indicator of neurological problems.

By December 31, 2012

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Embryonic stem cells restores memory function in mice

Scientists have implanted human embryonic stem cells into mouse brains and restored both memory and learning function.

By April 21, 2013