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Doctors discover Irish student who was admitted to hospital for depression actually had a deadly brain infection

Hannah Farrell Hannah Farrell Doctors discover Irish student who was admitted to hospital for depression actually had a deadly brain infection Independent.ie A Dublin student who was admitted to a psychiatric hospital after doctors thought she was having a mental breakdown has told how tests revealed she actually had a deadly brain infection. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/doctors-discover-irish-student-who-was-admitted-to-hospital-for-depression-actually-had-a-deadly-brain-infection-38075556.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article38075706.ece/cb4cb/AUTOCROP/h342/erin.PNG… Read More »

Older Aussies walk towards a sharper brain

A morning walk could improve older Australians’ brain function throughout the day with researchers unlocking the perks of moderate-intensity exercise. Men and women, aged 55 to 80, had improved cognitive performance across an eight-hour day after morning physical activity, the study published overnight reveals. If the same group added three-minute light-intensity walks across the day… Read More »

Not all sleep is equal when it comes to cleaning the brain

New research shows how the depth of sleep can impact our brain’s ability to efficiently wash away waste and toxic proteins. Because sleep often becomes increasingly lighter and more disrupted as we become older, the study reinforces and potentially explains the links between aging, sleep deprivation, and heightened risk for Alzheimer’s disease. “Sleep is critical… Read More »