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This Is What Your Brain Looks Like with PTSD

alexkich/Shutterstock Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is distressingly common: The nonprofit organization PTSD United notes that “70 percent of adults in the United States have experienced some type of traumatic event at least once in their lives.” And the condition seems to bring about permanent changes in how the brain functions, say researchers. PTSD is… Read More »

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's blood test detects brain damage years before symptoms

A blood test for a protein could identify people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease a decade or more before symptoms, such as a decline in memory and thinking, emerge. A simple blood test may soon detect Alzheimer’s years in advance. This was what an international group of scientists concluded after evaluating the simple… Read More »