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Hormone in plants reverses brain damage caused by fatty diet

In study, when diets were supplemented with the plant hormone abscisic acid, the damage was reversed.

06 Oct 2018 6:12 PM

Airport security trays carry more diseases than toilets

Study finds hand luggage check points are a breeding ground for flu, pneumonia and viruses that can cause brain damage.

05 Sep 2018 3:54 PM

India steps up hunt for origin of mysterious brain-damaging Nipah virus

Infectious disease outbreaks can be a challenge in India

28 May 2018 8:35 PM

10 die in India outbreak of brain-damaging virus, spurring rush to hospitals

The rare virus is spread by fruit bats.

23 May 2018 9:38 AM

Cat bite leaves Greek man unable to speak, read or write

While the disease causes fever, fatigue and swollen lymph nodes, it can also lead to fatal brain swelling and heart infections.

07 Mar 2018 7:20 PM


Choking deaths on the rise, experts warn

Find out why.

23 Oct 2017 1:54 PM

Drinking too much ups risk of cancer in students

Study finds that having five or more beers for men, or four for women, within two hours leads to distinctive changes in brain activity.

15 Sep 2017 2:18 PM

Baby can be allowed to ‘die with dignity’ against parents’ wishes: UK judge

The baby boy suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage, from which he will not recover, say experts consulted by the court.

12 Apr 2017 1:12 PM

Tests detect brain damage despite mild concussion

Compared with men who weren’t in the NFL, the football players had higher levels of TSPO and greater changes in the brain’s white matter.

29 Nov 2016 8:36 AM