Tag Archives: Brain

Patient is woken half-way through brain surgery and ordered to play the VIOLIN as surgeons operate

Incredible moment patient is woken half-way through brain surgery and ordered to play the VIOLIN as surgeons remove a tumour Dagmar Turner, 53, was diagnosed with a large slow growing tumour in 2013 It grew and became aggressive despite her having radiotherapy It was located close to an area that controls the fine movement of… Read More »

Glucose Caffeine Combo Can Improve Brain Activity Efficiency

According to a study, a glucose and caffeine combination can improve brain activity efficiency.[1] Neural substrate for the combined effects of these 2 substances were identified making use of functional magnetic resonance imaging. The main study results were that the 2 substances combined improve cognitive performance in terms of working memory and sustained attention by… Read More »

Study Shows Sports Are Good for Your Brain

The level of high school sports participation is at an all-time high.1 Students who play competitive sports enjoy physical and mental benefits. It reduces the rate of obesity, Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. It also improves cardiovascular and pulmonary function and increases the potential that young people will go on to stay physically… Read More »

Athlete undergoes life-changing brain surgery to remove mass that could have killed her

EXCLUSIVE: Athlete who risked paralysis to have a life-threatening tangle of blood vessels removed from her brain is back to sports after ‘losing all her blood’ during 14-hour surgery Lindsay Vos, 31, of Michigan, suffers from a rare genetic condition known as HHT, which caused a large abnormal tangle of blood vessels to form in… Read More »