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Study: Asymmetry in the brain is an early sign of Alzheimer's

Dementia affects the symmetry of the hemispheres of the brain It has long been known that the structures in the brain are massively impaired in dementia such as Alzheimer's. Scientists at the Ludwig Maximillians University (LMU) in Munich have now demonstrated for the first time that the brain structures change asymmetrically in dementia.
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Regular casting in the brain

The brain organizes casting for different cells For decades, neuroscientists have been wondering how the brain can learn new tasks again and again without constantly having to grow over the course of life. There are indications that the number of brain cells - for example nerve cells and glial cells - initially increases when we learn, but many are later discarded or assigned to other roles.
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St. John's wort works for depression - however, some preparations are unsuitable

The Öko-Test Foundation evaluates 20 St. John's wort products Depression is often underestimated, because contrary to an occasional low mood, depression has a massive impact on the thinking, feeling and acting of those affected and can also be accompanied by disorders of the body's functions. Depressed people mostly cannot free themselves from the disease on their own and need professional and / or medicinal support.
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Chronic iron deficiency increases the risk of a heart attack

Risk of acute coronary syndrome in the case of iron deficiency increased by 70 percent For example, in patients with acute coronary syndrome (heart attack or unstable angina pectoris) who suffer from iron deficiency, the risk of cardiac death or heart attack is significantly increased, reports the German Society for Cardiology (DGK) and citing a contribution from Hamburg cardiologists on the European Cardiology Congress (ESC) in Barcelona.
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