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Brain & Nerves

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Clinical Trial Studies Treating Brain Tumor with Genetically Modified Poliovirus

A new clinical trial is looking into validating whether a modified version of the virus that causes polio can impact the survival rates of people with glioblastoma (GBM), a deadly cancer of the brain.

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How You Can Reduce Your Risk of Having a Stroke

Many conditions can damage blood vessels on the inside, leading to more of the plaques that can block blood flow in those vessels. Learn about steps you can take to reduce your risk of having a stroke.

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How the Right Kind of Stress Can Improve Your Brain Power

The right kind of stress has been shown to help improve symptoms of fibromyalgia, autoimmune diseases, high blood pressure and decreased libido. How to make stress improve your memory.

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How Coloring Brain Tumors Pink Can Help Cancer Patients Live Longer

When a surgeon removes a brain tumor, precision is everything: The goal is to remove as much tumor as possible, while preserving the surrounding brain tissue. A drug can improve a surgeon's ability to do that by turning tumor cells bright pink.

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Dementia: What You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk

Fortunately, we know some of the risk factors that increase our chances of mental decline. What to do to maintain your brain.

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Beyond CPAP: An Alternative Treatment for Moderate to Severe Sleep Apnea

Many people find a CPAP machine too noisy or too uncomfortable for sleep. A recently approved treatment called Inspire therapy may help people who want to avoid surgery for sleep apnea.

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Clinical Trial Leads to New Treatment for Stroke Patients

A recent clinical research study offers new hope for stroke patients who present for treatment up to 24 hours after the onset of symptoms.

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New Drug Therapy May Reduce Apathy in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

Apathy is one of the most prevalent behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. However, apathy in Alzheimer's patients is often under-recognized or misdiagnosed as depression.

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