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New test for amyloid plaque could help with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Simple, Online Test May Detect Alzheimer’s Disease

The number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease is on the rise and a simple test could help spot early signs of the disease.

01/13/2014

A real human brain being displayed as part of an exhibition in Bristol, England. (credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Viral Video: Could Your Brain Be Hacked?

Your brain is an electrical device, which means that it can be interfaced to electrical devices. So, the question must be asked: Could your brain be hacked?

10/03/2013

A real human brain being displayed as part of an exhibition in Bristol, England. (credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Viral Video: The Internet & Our Brain

Most of us spend significant time everyday on the internet. And whether we like it or not, it’s affecting us — and our brains.

KRLD–05/09/2013

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Doctor Discusses Weight, Sugars, Pill Colors

Dr. Crystal Foster talks about the latest medical headlines including a surprising link between weight and mortality, how sugars affect the brain, and the differences in pill colors.

01/03/2013

Alzheimer’s Drug Fails Study But Flashes Potential

An Alzheimer’s treatment from Eli Lilly and Co. failed to slow memory decline in two separate patient studies, but the drug did show some potential to help in mild cases of the mind-robbing condition that is notoriously difficult to treat.

08/24/2012

Workout participants exercise in a fitness class. (credit: AP Photo)

Exercise May Lower Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

A recent study suggests that keeping your body active could help keep your mind sharp. According to researchers, physical activity lowers the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

05/07/2012

A two year-old little girl enjoys an ice cream cone. (credit: Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Looks At What Causes ‘Brain Freeze’

As temperatures continue to climb and summer approaches hundreds of thousands of North Texans will undoubtedly enjoy a treat that can take you from sheer delight to extreme discomfort. Of course Iā€™m talking about the temporary, excruciating pain of brain freeze! Now a new study claims to have finally unlocked clues as to what causes the chilly sensation.

04/23/2012

A person plays the computer game "World of Warcraft." (credit: NIGEL TREBLIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Says “World Of Warcraft” Boosts Senior Brains

Put down the bingo cards, Grandma. A new study suggests that the popular online role-playing game “World of Warcraft” may keep aging brains sharp.

03/01/2012

A researcher looks at a laboratory sample under a microscope. (credit: AP Photo)

Alzheimer’s Disease Spreads By Jumping Across Brain Cells

Alzheimer’s disease spreads through the brain like an infection, jumping from one cell to another, according to a new study.

02/02/2012

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Brain Teasers Could Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Doctors always talk about the importance of daily exercise to stay healthy. But when it comes to fitness, are you doing enough to work out your brain?

01/25/2012

A 4-year-old autistic boy undergoing intensive therapy. (credit: Getty Images/David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Autism Risks For Siblings Are Higher Than Thought

A new study suggests nearly one in five children with an autistic older sibling will develop the disorder too — a rate much higher than previously thought.

08/15/2011

A doctor examines a patient's brain. (credit: Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images)

Plano Doctor Says He Can Retrain Your Brain

If you or someone you know struggles with depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder, there could be help available that does not involve medication.

06/24/2011

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