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Fish oil helps to boost brain functioning, improves mood

A new study finds that fish oil helps to boosts brain functions and also improves mood as it contains Omega-3 fatty acids.

Brain injury linked to stiffened arteries

 Individuals who suffer from stiffening of the arteries and are in their 40s may experience subtle and structural damages in their brains, finds a new study.

Why female newborns stay better protected from brain injury

It has been known for some time that male infants are more vulnerable to hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) - a type of brain injury - than females, but why this gender difference exists has remained a mystery.

Lamar Odom unaware of what caused his brain injury: Khloe

Lamar Odom unaware of what caused his brain injury: Khloe

Lamar Odom recently had a brain injury.

Love cycling? Wear helmets to protect head after accident

 Stricter rules for wearing helmets by cyclists can save many lives as researchers have found that the those wearing helmets have a 58 percent reduced odds of severe traumatic brain injury after an accident, compared to their non-helmeted counterparts.

How energy drinks may traumatize your brain

You may want to lessen Red Bull consumption as a recent study has linked energy drinks to traumatic brain injury in teens.

Attention disorder linked to traumatic brain injury

 A study has found links between traumatic brain injury and a history of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), suggesting that adults with a history of brain injuries may benefit from improved screening for the behavioural disorder.

Depression drug could delay brain injury recovery

Drugs used to treat a broad range of common conditions including bladder problems, insomnia and depression could delay the recovery of brain injury patients.

Researchers find way to retrieve 'lost' memories

Memories lost due to traumatic brain injury, stress, or diseases such as Alzheimer's may be retrieved by activating brain cells with light, shows a promising study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

Eye tracking technology can gauge brain injury

Researchers have developed a new technology that can assess the location and impact of a brain injury merely by tracking the eye movements of patients as they watch television for less than four minutes.

Patients in vegetative state show 'hidden awareness'

A new study has revealed that there is "hidden brain signatures" of consciousness in the patients in a vegetative state.

Oldest evidence of human brain damage found

Anthropologists have unearthed a 100,000-year-old skeleton of a child in Israel who may have died because of a brain injury - the oldest evidence of brain damage in a modern human.

Immune response to injury may damage brain: Study

Can our immune system trigger memory impairment and cognitive dysfunction leading to chronic neurological diseases? Researchers at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio believe so.

Brain injury may be present even without symptoms

Damage to the brain may still occur even if symptoms of traumatic brain injury are not present, scientists, including one of Indian origin, suggest.

Bangalore ATM attack: Victim discharged from hospital, accused still at large

Corporation Bank officer Jyothi Uday, who was brutally attacked with a machete inside an ATM kiosk, was reportedly discharged from hospital on Saturday.

Bangalore ATM attack: Police detain suspect

Police has detained a suspect in the brutal attack of a middle aged woman in an ATM kiosk last month.

Bangalore ATM attack: Man resembling assailant spotted in Andhra

In the latest development, Andhra Pradesh PSU bank officials on Sunday claimed to have possibly spotted the unidentified assailant, who had brutally battered a middle aged woman in an ATM kiosk here on November 19.

Bangalore ATM attack victim recovering, assailant not ‘first timer’

Doctors said on Wednesday that the woman, who was attacked inside an ATM kiosk here last evening, remains critical but stable and has suffered a brain injury.

Biosensor to detect brain injuries during heart surgery

Scientists have developed a fingernail-sized biosensor that could alert doctors when serious brain injury occurs during heart surgery.

How brain filters out distractions to concentrate

Researchers have shed new light on the cellular mechanisms responsible for the ability of brain to pay attention to relevant information while ignoring distractions.