WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Breathing in air pollution can lead to toxic particles entering the brain — and not just through the nose. New research suggests they have a direct pathway through the bloodstream, potentially contributing to brain disorders and neurological damage. “There are gaps in ourContinue Reading

MONDAY, June 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Many COVID-19 long-haulers still have neurological symptoms such as headaches, fatigue and memory problems six months later, new research shows. The findings are the first from an ongoing study of long-haulers by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.Continue Reading

MONDAY, June 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) — New research gives new meaning to the term “hotheaded” — your normal brain temperature is higher and varies much more than previously thought. The findings could lead to future research into whether disruption of daily brain temperature rhythms might trigger dementia and otherContinue Reading

FRIDAY, June 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The babies of women infected with COVID-19 during pregnancy may have developmental difficulties during their first year, a new study suggests. Researchers found that pregnant women with COVID-19 were more likely to have preterm births and infants with developmental problems. The greatest riskContinue Reading

FRIDAY, June 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A degenerative brain condition uncovered in some former professional athletes has been reported in military veterans as well, but a new study suggests it’s uncommon and questions whether service itself confers the risk. At issue is a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE),Continue Reading

FRIDAY, June 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) — People with anorexia nervosa show significant shrinkage in three important areas of the brain, new research reveals. The researchers said their study findings highlight the importance of early treatment, to prevent long-term structural brain changes in people with the eating and mental healthContinue Reading

THURSDAY, June 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A small area of your brain triggers the familiar symptoms of fever, chills, fatigue and loss of appetite when you have a viral or bacterial infection, new animal research suggests. The findings could eventually lead to ways to reverse this process when symptomsContinue Reading