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Read this to know how our working memory functions
Life

Read this to know how our working memory functions

A new study finds that bursts of neural activity take place as the brain holds information in mind.

Taking the stairs can improve brain health: Study
Life

Taking the stairs can improve brain health: Study

Climbing the stairs can not only help you stay physically fit but also improve brain health, suggests new research.

How tuning brain can lead to self-motivation
Life

How tuning brain can lead to self-motivation

Using a new brain imaging strategy, scientists have now taken a first step in understanding how to manipulate specific neural circuits using thoughts.

Did you know that your intelligence depends on your brain 'personality'?
Life

Did you know that your intelligence depends on your brain 'personality'?

Just as personality traits of people may differ, brain also has different traits that affect both anatomical and cognitive factors, says a new study.

Skin cells to kill brain cancer: Researchers develop new method to fight deadly tumour
World

Skin cells to kill brain cancer: Researchers develop new method to fight deadly tumour

According to the study, skin cells can be turned to embryonic stem cells, which can then move throughout the brain and kill the cancer-causing cells.

Surprise! Junk food could shrink your brain, says new study
Life

Surprise! Junk food could shrink your brain, says new study

Eating junk food may shrink the part of your brain involved in learning, memory and mental health, a new study has claimed.

15-year-old Indian-origin schoolboy in UK develops new Alzheimer's test
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15-year-old Indian-origin schoolboy in UK develops new Alzheimer's test

A 15-year-old Indian-origin boy in the UK has developed a potential test for Alzheimer's which could allow the disease to be diagnosed 10 years before the first symptoms appear and even stop its progression.

Maggi controversy stokes health fears: Here's how lead can harm your body
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Maggi controversy stokes health fears: Here's how lead can harm your body

As states all over India are now testing to see whether Maggi is safe or not, here are some ways in which lead can harm your body.

Neurons in brain interact just like friends on Facebook, says study
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Neurons in brain interact just like friends on Facebook, says study

Neurons in the brain are wired like a social network, researchers from the University of Basel say.

Learning a second language after age 10 boosts brain: study
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Learning a second language after age 10 boosts brain: study

The findings mirror observations from previous studies that found these improvements in people who learned a second language at a much earlier age.

'Inherited viruses' probably helped humans get smarter: study
Life

'Inherited viruses' probably helped humans get smarter: study

Inherited viruses that are millions of years old play an important role in building up the complex networks that characterise the human brain.

Now, a remote control could take your headaches away
India

Now, a remote control could take your headaches away

A hospital in Mumbai had literally put the remote in its patient's hands: A British man who suffered from chronic headaches had electrodes inserted along his neck which control the intensity of his headaches with a pacemaker!

Cocoa can reverse age-related memory decline, shows study
Life

Cocoa can reverse age-related memory decline, shows study

Cocoa can reverse age-related memory decline in healthy older adults by improving brain function, says a new study.

GPS system in the brain: How 2014 Nobel prize winners can help with Alzheimers
Life

GPS system in the brain: How 2014 Nobel prize winners can help with Alzheimers

Yesterday the Nobel Prize Committee in Switzerland announced the Nobel in medicine. The winners of the prize helped discover the brain's GPS system.

Drink up! Beer may keep your brain sharp
Entertainment

Drink up! Beer may keep your brain sharp

We know how certain flavonoids found in red wine, blueberries and dark chocolate may play a role in forming memories. Add the bubbly beer to it.

Study explains why some people see the world as 'a glass half empty'
Life

Study explains why some people see the world as 'a glass half empty'

Researchers have identified a control mechanism in the brain that processes sensory and emotive information that humans experience as "disappointment".

Switch that enables us to fall into deep sleep found in brainstem: Study
Life

Switch that enables us to fall into deep sleep found in brainstem: Study

Researchers have discovered a sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem that enables us to fall into deep sleep.

Many types of Schizophrenia, can be divided into 8 classes: Study
Life

Many types of Schizophrenia, can be divided into 8 classes: Study

Schizophrenia is not a single disease but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders, each with its own set of symptoms, scientists have found.

Exercising for cardiovascular strength may also help your brain
Life

Exercising for cardiovascular strength may also help your brain

Exercising to improve your cardiovascular strength may protect from cognitive impairment as you age, according to a new study.

Brain 'switch' controlling blood sugar levels discovered by researchers
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Brain 'switch' controlling blood sugar levels discovered by researchers

Researchers have identified the mechanism in the brain that is key to sensing glucose levels in the blood, linking it to both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.