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You Can Teach an ‘Older Dog’ New Tricks NEUROSCIENCE NEWSNOVEMBER 5, 2016 *Summary: A new study reports adults and older adolescents can learn certain thinking skills, such as non-verbal reasoning, more effectively than younger people.* *Source: UCL.* [image: Image shows the outline of two heads and clock cogs.]*Older adolescents and adults can learn certain thinking skills including non-verbal reasoning more effectively than younger people.* The study, published in Psychological Science, also highlights the fact that non-verbal reasoning skills can be readily trained and do not repr...mais »
Strange Dark Galaxy Puzzles Astrophysicists The surprising discovery of a massive, Milky Way-size galaxy that is made of 99.99 percent dark matter has astronomers dreaming up new ideas about how galaxies form. [image: Astronomers have long known that small dark-matter dominated galaxies exist. None were supposed to be as big as ordinary spiral galaxies such as NGC 3810, seen here in negative.]*Photo illustration by Olena Shmahalo/Quanta Magazine; Source: ESA/Hubble and NASA* Astronomers have long known of small dark-matter dominated galaxies. None were supposed to be as big as ordin...mais »
«On évaluera son risque d'Alzheimer comme on teste son taux de cholestérol» La directrice et cofondatrice de la société romande AC Immune vient de faire son entrée au Nasdaq aux Etats-Unis. L'entreprise espère faire partie des trois entreprises qui proposeront prochainement un traitement pour lutter contre la maladie d'Alzheimer, aux côté d'Eli Lilly et Biogen La société lausannoise AC Immune a fait son entrée au Nasdaq, la bourse américaine représentant les valeurs technologiques, le 23 septembre. Après la période de silence réglementaire Andrea Pfeifer, la cofondatrice et directrice...mais »
Smoking Causes Cancer, And Now We Know How [image: Smoking Causes Cancer, And Now We Know How] 2 min read ibtimes.com / Avaneesh Pandey A man smokes a cigarette in central London, Feb. 1, 2010.That cigarette smoke — a deadly cocktail of over 70 known carcinogens — can have a … read more
Illuminating Lies with Brain Scan Outshines Polygraph Test NEUROSCIENCE NEWSNOVEMBER 4, 2016 *Summary: A new study confirms that scanning a person’s brain with an fMRI is more accurate at picking up lies than a traditional polygraph test.* *Source: University of Pennsylvania.* *fMRI spots more lies in first controlled comparison of the two technologies.* When it comes to lying, our brains are much more likely to give us away than sweaty palms or spikes in heart rate, new evidence from researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania suggests. The study, ...mais »
- ARTICLES Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 Vol. 388, No. 10053 Published: October 08, 2016 Open Access - ARTICLES Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 Vol. 388, No. 10053 Published: September 21, 2016 Open Access
Seven Substances Added to 14th Report on Carcinogens 11/03/2016 08:41 AM EDT Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - [image: From the National Institutes of Health] Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Environmental Health
*Alzheimer's / Dementia News* Concern that radiation may contribute to development of Alzheimer's 31 Oct 2016 Study: Structure of toxic tau tangles determines type of dementia, rate of progression 31 Oct 2016 Alzheimer's disease: New analyses from Phase 3 studies showing clinical benefit of Tramiprosate 27 Oct 2016 Experimental drug shows promise in treating Alzheimer's disease 27 Oct 2016 Risk of hospital admissions could be reduced with better general practice strategies 26 Oct 2016
Home Featured Mapping the Neurological Processes of Learning and Deciding NEUROSCIENCE NEWSNOVEMBER 2, 2016 *Source: UT Austin.* [image: Image shows a split brain with the hippocampus and pfc highlighted.]*Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin can now map what happens neurologically when new information influences a person to change his or her mind, a finding that offers more insight into the mechanics of learning.* The study, which was published Nov. 1 in the *Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences*, examined how dynamic shifts in a person’s knowledge are updated i...mais »
NEUROSCIENCE NEWSNOVEMBER 2, 2016[image: Image shows amyloid beta.] EARLIER ALZHEIMER’S DIAGNOSIS MAY BE POSSIBLE WITH NEW IMAGING COMPOUND Researchers have developed a new imaging compound that can detect amyloid clumps more effectively than compounds currently in use.
Scientists Say You Should Do This Exercise at Least Twice a Week to Make Your Brain Work Better - October 30, 2016 by PAUL RATNER [image: Article Image] Engaging in regular weightlifting could actually make your brain work better and prevent dementia, concludes new research by Australian scientists. As about 135 million people are estimated to develop dementia by 2050, the study’s findings are key in ensuring healthier brain function in the population.
*Referência da AMICOR Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja* [image: Dr. Johnson, who applied crocheting and needlecraft skills, went on to perform more than 8,500 bypass operations over four decades.]W. Dudley Johnson, Heart Bypass Surgery Pioneer, Dies at 86 By SAM ROBERTS Dr. Johnson, who applied crocheting and needlecraft skills, went on to perform more than 8,500 bypass operations over four decades.