Tag Archives: Brain

Zapping the brain can treat chronic pain (and the results kick-in after just one 40 minute session)

Zapping the brain can treat chronic pain (and the results kick-in after just one 40 minute session) Patients reported feeling no pain after treatment that boosts brain waves Researchers in Northern Carolina say it could lead to new cheap therapy Chronic pain could be the reason for one in 10 suicides, previous findings show By… Read More »

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »