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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Brain Research: Brain abnormalities in people with schizophrenia identified ♦ Smartphones may be detrimental to learning process ♦ Memory, thinking ability keep getting worse for years after a stroke

Memory, thinking ability keep getting worse for years after a stroke A stroke happens in an instant. And many who survive one report that their brain never works like it once did. But new research shows that these problems with memory and thinking ability keep getting worse for years afterward -- and happen faster than normal brain aging
Smartphones may be detrimental to learning process A yearlong study of first-time smartphone users has found that users felt smartphones were actually detrimental to their ability to learn. The research reveals the self-rated impact of smartphones among the users.
Brain abnormalities in people with schizophrenia identified Structural brain abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia have been identified by researchers, providing insight into how the condition may develop and respond to treatment
S100B protein in diagnosing intracranial hemorrhage in some patients with mild head injury Researchers have examined elderly patients and adult patients receiving antiplatelet therapy who had presented with mild head injury to see if levels of S100B protein could help identify whether intracranial bleeding was present. If there was no indication of intracranial hemorrhage, the patients would not need additional testing or hospitalization.

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