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Brain changes during unique spiritual practice called orgasmic meditation

The study found significant changes in brain function in areas associated with sexual stimulation and also more traditional meditation practices - thus representing a true hybrid in terms of its effects.

Did you know humans can be identified via brain ‘fingerprints’?

But the most identifiable moment of the scans was not locked to a particular time point, which may have to do with how our brains naturally cycle their activity, the team suspect.

How many hours of sleep does your child really need?

There are many children who fail to get sound sleep at night and feel lethargic and are unable to focus on studies during day time.

Birds’ brain may hold clue why they outlived other dinosaurs

A team from the University of Texas at Austin, the US, discovered the fossil, which is nearly 70 million years old and has a nearly complete skull a rare occurrence in the fossil record that allowed

Pinhole surgery for rare brain disorder performed at Star Hospitals

The patient was suffering with a rare disorder of blood vessels of brain called as Dural Arteriovenous Fistula

New study provides key to infant’s healthy brain

The new findings that are published in the Journal of Neuroscience identify a potential contributor to microcephaly, a birth defect in which the head is underdeveloped and abnormally small.

Expert’s take on 7 things you need to know about ‘Black fungus’

Disease often manifests in skin and also affects lungs and brain

Hyderabad: Doctors remove head-sized lump near the brain of 6-month-old

The baby girl was born with a large cystic swelling arising from the back of her head and the swelling, which was increasing in size since birth, grew to such an extent that it was almost larger than the size of the head itself.

Social isolation may reduce face recognition ability: Study

Paper wasps a social insect recognises the brightly coloured faces of other paper wasps. But, when reared in isolation, they tend to lose the ability, according to researchers from Cornell University

Stronger brain activity after writing on paper than smartphone, finds study

Contrary to the popular belief that digital tools increase efficiency, volunteers who used paper completed the note-taking task about 25 per cent faster than those who used digital tablets.

Injuries to head at young age might later worsen cognitive decline

The researchers found that 70-year-olds who had experienced a serious head injury more than 15 years earlier performed slightly worse than expected on cognitive test.

Improving stroke treatment with modified therapeutic molecule

"Glutamate is an essential neurotransmitter for neuronal communication, learning and memory processes, yet above a certain concentration, it becomes toxic to neuronal cells," said researcher

Study discovers specific area of brain prompting desire to overeat

Science is a step closer to a new response to obesity, thanks in part to a study conducted by a team that included Sergio Iniguez, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at The University of Texas at El Paso.

This could be an early sign of Alzheimer’s

"Alzheimer's disease is progressive and may emerge in the brain 20 to 30 years before diagnosis," said researcher Sylvie Belleville from the Universite de Montreal in Canada.

Easy ideas to fit walnuts into your daily meals

You'll be surprised how wonderfully these simple changes can help you in making everyday healthy.

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