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The growing culprit behind liver disease

Feel like you're going crazy? Too much fat in your liver can lead to toxins that mess with your mind. And it's a problem doctors are seeing more and more.


Little proof brain supplements work

Little proof brain supplements work

In the fight against memory loss, nothing is certain, doctors say. A seemingly steady stream of new research purports to show supplements' and vitamins' promise in preventing or slowing cognitive decline, but in reality no hard evidence supports taking any of them. At the same time, such supplements have been proved safe, barring drug interactions and other complications, so some doctors recommend trying them anyway.


Brain games may not boost mind power

A new study raises questions about the cognitive usefulness of brain-training computer games.


'Mind-reading' brain-scan software showcased in NY

'Mind-reading' brain-scan software showcased in NY

Mind reading may no longer be the domain of psychics and fortune tellers - now some computers can do it, too....


Tiny insect brains can solve big problems

Insects may have tiny brains, but they can perform some seriously impressive feats of mental gymnastics.


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