Brain

  • Brain injury may be present even without symptoms 04-03-2014 02:18 PM

    Washington: Damage to the brain may still occur even if symptoms of traumatic brain injury are not present, scientists, including one of Indian origin, suggest. Veterans exposed to explosions who do not report symptoms of traumatic brain injury (TBI) may still have damage to the brain's white matter comparable to...
  • Women have more resilient brains: Study 03-03-2014 03:22 PM

    Washington: Women are able to carry higher levels of genetic defects without getting brain development disorders such as autism, a new study has found. The study provides compelling evidence in support of the "female protective model", which proposes that women require more extreme genetic mutations than do males to push...
  • Bangalore: Rs 225 crore brain research centre to come up 30-01-2014 09:13 PM

    Bangalore: A brain research centre at a cost of Rs 225 crore will come up in a joint effort between Indian Institute of Science and a trust formed by Infosys Executive Vice-Chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan and his wife. IISc, the country's premier university for scientific research and higher education, and the...
  • US doctor walks 10 km in snow to perform brain surgery 30-01-2014 01:57 PM

    A US surgeon walked nearly 10 kilometres through snow to perform a life-saving brain surgery. Dr Zenko Hrynkiw, the only brain surgeon at Trinity Medical Centre in Birmingham, was at a hospital when he was called at a different hospital for an unexpected, life-saving brain surgery. According to reports, Hrynkiw...
  • US: Brain-dead pregnant woman removed from life-support 27-01-2014 11:38 AM

    A brain-dead woman kept alive by a US hospital because she was pregnant has been taken off life support after a court ruled that the hospital was at odds with the law in insisting that it had to keep her alive to protect the life of the baby. Marlise Munoz,...
  • Fish oil can increase brain size: Study 23-01-2014 05:53 PM

    Washington: Eating more fish can give you a bigger brain and also protect against diseases such as Alzheimer's, a new study has claimed. People with higher levels of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil may have larger brain volumes in old age equivalent to preserving one to two...
  • Schumacher could never wake up from artificial coma: reports 16-01-2014 07:46 PM

    London: Legendary Formula One driver Michael Schumacher may never regain consciousness from his medically-induced coma following a skiing accident in late December. The seven-time champion has been in this state for 18 days since hurting his head on a rock while skiing in the French Alps. The doctors have reduced...
  • Parents of a 10-year-old boy believe that exposure to WiFi killed their son 29-12-2013 03:49 PM

    Melbourne: Parents of a ten-year-old boy in New Zealand, who died of brain cancer earlier this year, believe that exposure to WiFi may have killed their son. Parents of Ethan Wyman, who died 11 months after being diagnosed with two brain tumours, want WiFi removed from classrooms at Te Horo...
  • Jharkhand Excise Minister denies involvement in stealing weapons, alleges conspiracy 02-12-2013 11:11 AM

    Jharkhand Excise Minister Jaiprakash Bhai Patel on Monday denied allegations of his involvement in the theft of weapons used by his security personnel. "I deny the media report. Some political parties are out to tarnish my image," Patel told a news conference in Hazaribagh. The two AK-47 rifles and cartridges...
  • Missing weapons case: Court allows brain mapping, narco analysis test on accused 28-11-2013 02:51 PM

    A local court has allowed brain mapping and narco analysis of the three bodyguards of Jharkhand Excise Minister Jaiprakash Bhai Patel and two drivers in connection with the missing weapons case. The police got the permission from the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Hazaribagh, on Wednesday, according to Superintendent of...
  • While you sleep your brain shrinks in size and cleans itself 19-10-2013 01:20 PM

    Washington: The brain cleans itself of toxic metabolic by-products while one is asleep and this cleansing could be the basic purpose behind the state of rest, say experts. The brain's unique method of waste removal, dubbed the glymphatic system, is highly active during sleep, cleaning toxins responsible for Alzheimer's disease...
  • Tunda refuses brain mapping test, court dismisses police plea 26-09-2013 04:38 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court Thursday dismissed a police plea for permission to conduct brain mapping test of Abdul Karim Tunda after the arrested top LeT bomb expert refused to give his consent for it citing his old age and health problems. Tunda, who was produced before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate...
  • Woman finds 'brain-like' object in tomato sauce 17-09-2013 10:04 PM

    A woman from the British city of Worcester found a "brain-like" object in a packet of a tomato passata sauce, a media report said Tuesday. Julleen Marter, 47, discovered the object when she poured the sauce into a pan last Thursday and noticed chunks of grey matter floating in it,...
  • Scientists grow 'mini human brains' from stem cells 30-08-2013 02:18 AM

    Scientists have grown the first mini human brains in a laboratory and say their success could lead to new levels of understanding about the way brains develop and what goes wrong in disorders like schizophrenia and autism. Researchers based in Austria started with human stem cells and created a culture...
  • Indian-origin scientist, team successful in controlling human brain via Internet 28-08-2013 01:17 PM

    Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have conducted the world's first non-invasive human-to-human brain interface in which one person was able to control the motions of another person via Internet. Using electrical brain recordings and a form of magnetic stimulation, Rajesh Rao, a University of Washington professor, sent a brain signal...
  • Lifestyle, work pressure causing brain hemorrhage among youngsters 18-08-2013 11:30 AM

    Lifestyle, mounting work pressure and over-ambition are leading to increasing cases of brain hemorrhage among the 20-30 age group, doctors say. According to Dr K B Shankar, assistant professor of Neuro Surgery at Safdarjung Hospital, brain strokes were earlier noticed in the elderly age group with high blood pressure and...
  • Hrithik talks about 'Krrish 3', says there's a superhero in everyone 10-08-2013 12:15 PM

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand in conversation with 'Krrish 3' actor Hrithik Roshan almost a month after his brain surgery. The actor talks about his new film saying there is a superhero in everyone. ...
  • There is a superhero in all of us: Hrithik 05-08-2013 08:51 PM

    Post his brain surgery, Hrithik Roshan talks about his experience and recalls how the doctors had told him that a steel rod had to be drilled into his skull. He had the choice to either undergo the trauma or just do it and get over with it and move on...
  • Hritik Roshan returns home after brain surgery 12-07-2013 08:06 PM

    It's homecoming not only for Hrithik Roshan but also for a certain star couple who have been trying to keep their relationship under cover. Catch all that's buzzing in Bollywood. ...
  • Bolly Buzz: Hrithik Roshan donates Rs 25 lakh for Uttarakhand flood victims 11-07-2013 03:42 PM

    Hrithik Roshan joins the club of celebs who are raising funds for the victims of Uttarakhand floods. He is reportedly said to have donated Rs 25 lakh. The actor has recently underwent a brain surgery. ...
  • Hrithik Roshan's come out of the surgery stronger, says Sussanne 08-07-2013 10:12 AM

    Mumbai: Hrithik Roshan underwent a brain surgery for removal of a clot at the Hinduja Hospital here Sunday. The surgery was successful and his wife Sussanne Roshan shows "gratitude" to everyone for their "good wishes and prayers" for the star. Hrithik, who was diagonsed with chronic subdural haematoma and was...
  • Hrithik Roshan undergoes a successful neuro-surgery 07-07-2013 04:52 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan underwent surgery here Sunday to remove an old blood clot on the brain surface and the operation went off smoothly. He should be out of the hospital in the next 48 hours, said his father and filmmaker Rakesh Roshan. The 39-year-old was wheeled out of...
  • Hrithik Roshan to undergo a surgery for blood clotting 07-07-2013 01:04 PM

    Mumbai: Hrithik Roshan, one of the reigning stars of the Hindi film industry, will undergo a brain surgery Sunday at Hinduja Hospital. Reportedly the actor's surgery will take place around 2 p.m. or 3 p.m. Hrithik's father, filmmaker Rakesh Roshan, told IANS: "It's a clot between brain and skull. So,...
  • Obama launches $100 mn BRAIN initiative 04-04-2013 12:30 AM

    Washington: Saying that he wanted the next job-creating discoveries to happen not in India or China, but the US, President Barack Obama has unveiled a $100 million initiative to unlock the "enormous mystery" of the human brain. "I don't want the next job-creating discoveries to happen in China or India...
  • Smoking can rot your brain, warns study 26-11-2012 12:46 PM

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