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Dallas Police Officer Survives Brain Tumor

A lunch meeting with friends became a big ordeal for one Dallas police officer. A few moments of silence before ordering food may have very well saved his life.

07/17/2014

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7 Myths About The Human Brain

Humans can only use 10 percent of their brains, right? Wrong. This video shows off seven myths about the human brain that you probably thought were true.

07/08/2014

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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