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Stressed brain linked to broken heart

Heightened activity in the brain, caused by stressful events, is linked to the risk of developing a rare and sometimes fatal heart condition, according to research published in the European Heart Journal [1]. The study found the greater the activity … Continue reading

Published Friday, March 26th, 2021 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cardiology, Neuroscience

High blood pressure in midlife is linked to increased brain damage in later life

Higher than normal blood pressure is linked to more extensive brain damage in the elderly, according to a new study published in the European Heart Journal [1]. In particular, the study found that there was a strong association between diastolic … Continue reading

Published Thursday, November 26th, 2020 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cardiology, Neuroscience

Scientists discover what happens in our brains when we make educated guesses

Researchers have identified how cells in our brains work together to join up memories of separate experiences, allowing us to make educated guesses in everyday life. By studying both human and mouse brain activity, they report that this process happens … Continue reading

Published Thursday, September 17th, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Posted in Neuroscience, Uncategorized