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Weight Loss Can Be Contagious

According to a study in the journal Obesity, researchers found that obesity can be socially contagious, and that social networks […]

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Internet Addiction and Brain White Matter

Research on Internet Addiction from China and published in PLoS ONE, compared brain scans of 18 teenagers diagnosed with Internet […]

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By R Kennedy | Brain Scan . Internet Addiction . News
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Cerebrospinal Fluid Levels Change 5 to 10 Years Before the Onset of Alzheimer’s

According to a study in the Archives of General Psychiatry, approximately 90% of patients with MCI and pathologic CSF biomarker […]

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Widespread Brain Atrophy Detected in Parkinson’s Disease

According to a study published in Archives of Neurology, atrophy in the hippocampus, the region of the brain known for […]

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By R Kennedy | Cognition . News . Parkinson's Disease
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Women Rotating Night Shift Work Linked to Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Women who work a rotating (irregular) schedule that includes three or more night shifts per month, in addition to day […]

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By R Kennedy | Diabetes . News . Shift work
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Blood Test Diagnoses Parkinson’s Disease

A new research report appearing in the December issue of the FASEB Journal shows how scientists from the United Kingdom have developed […]

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By R Kennedy | Biomarker . News . Parkinson's Disease
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Sleep education in medical school curriculum: A glimpse across countries

A study in Sleep Medicine assessed the prevalence of education about sleep and sleep disorders in medical school education and […]

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By R Kennedy | Education . News . Sleep
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November Is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

LUNGevity Foundation steps up its push for a national conversation about lung cancer, a disease that affects 1 in 14 […]

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By R Kennedy | Lung Cancer . News
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