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Brain Development & Addiction with Gabor Mate

DVD available at http://www.heartspeakproductions.ca For over ten years Gabor Mate has been the staff physician at the Portland Hotel, a residence and harm reduction facility in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. His patients are challenged by life-threatening drug addictions, mental illness, Hepatitis … Continue reading

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Music training helps kids’ brain development

Press TV Early musical training can help the brain development of children even before they become able to walk or talk, according to the first-ever study of its kind. Researchers of the McMaster University in Ontario, Canada demonstrated that one-year … Continue reading

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Memory in Adults Impacted by Versions of Four Genes

Science Daily Two research studies, co-led by UC Davis neurologist Charles DeCarli and conducted by an international team that included more than 80 scientists at 71 institutions in eight countries, has advanced understanding of the genetic components of Alzheimer’s disease … Continue reading

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Evidence of Altered Brain Sexual Differentiation in Mice Exposed Perinatally to Low, Environmentally Relevant Levels of Bisphenol A

Rubin et al. Endocrinology Humans are routinely exposed to bisphenol A (BPA), an estrogenic chemical present in food and beverage containers, dental composites, and many products in the home and workplace. BPA binds both classical nuclear estrogen receptors and facilitates … Continue reading

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Fish oil pills don’t improve kids’ braininess

Source: Reuters Despite some evidence that taking fish oil pills during pregnancy can help children’s brain development, a new study suggests that the supplements make no difference in measures of intellect when the kids are six years old. The findings … Continue reading

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