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Hit songs provide insight into how memory works

September 9th, 2014

music and memoryEvery now and then there is a song that comes on the radio or television that people simply can not get out of their head.

It can be a track by one of the most famous artists in the world or it could be a song that the person does not even like but they are constantly humming it no matter what. Read the rest of this entry »

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Electric current boosts memory

September 7th, 2014

A new Northwestern Medicine study has revealed that a person's ability to remember events can be improved by targeting specific areas of the brain with an electrical current using magnetic pulses. Read the rest of this entry »

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Parents of autistic child less likely to have more children

September 6th, 2014

child playing with parentsAutism can play a role in the decision-making process for parents thinking of having a child.

Research led by Neil Risch from the University of California, San Francisco, noted that parents who have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are a third less likely to have another child compared to families without an affected child. Read the rest of this entry »

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Walking 6,000 steps a day can reduce knee OA risk

August 13th, 2014

Walking 6,000 steps a day or more could help to tackle knee osteoarthritis (OA), new research has found.Walking 6,000 steps a day can reduce knee OA risk Read the rest of this entry »

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Eating red meat could increase breast cancer risk

August 11th, 2014

As summer approaches many people will be planning barbecues and inviting the whole family round.Eating red meat could increase breast cancer risk Read the rest of this entry »

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