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This is Your Brain on March Madness

KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEVGetty Images Your team made it to the next round. What could make your brain happier? Well, sex and a national championship, perhaps. But not much else. Here’s what’s going on as you watch March Madness: After selection Sunday Devour all the who-made-it-in reports you can: “Just thinking about the game activates neurons that… Read More »

New drug combination shows promise for common pediatric brain tumor

A new combination treatment aimed at resistant and recurrent low-grade gliomas slowed tumor growth and killed tumor cells in laboratory and mouse models. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine combined carboplatin, a standard chemotherapy drug that works well against these brain tumors, and everolimus, which… Read More »

Attention Moms! Lack of Vitamin B During Pregnancy can Cause Brain Diseases in Babies

Pregnancy. (Photo Credit: Pixabay) New research says that pregnant women who don’t have enough vitamin B could put their babies in risk of brain diseases. So apart from taking flu shots, women should ensure proper intake of vitamin B during pregnancy. The study showed that higher levels of choline a water-soluble compound, which is often… Read More »