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High blood pressure shrinks your brain, study finds

1 minute ago   |   The Independent

Faster increases in blood pressure between the ages of 36 and 43 linked to smaller brain volume
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Expert reaction to a study looking at midlife blood pressure and brain volume

5 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   3 articles

Research, published in The Lancet Neurology, reports that high blood pressure and rising blood pressure between the ages of 36 and 53 are associated with smaller brain volume...
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High blood pressure in your 40s linked to smaller brain size at 70

6 hours ago   |   New Scientist

People with high blood pressure in their 40s seem to have smaller brains at age 70, suggesting that looking after your health may help prevent some forms of dementia
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Neurosurgeon: I've Seen Joe Biden's Brain and It's Perfectly Fine

7 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

“No brain damage,” declares Dr. Neal Kassell. “There was no damage whatsoever.”
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Humm forehead wearable may help you find your keys - CNET

7 hours ago   |   CNET

The brain-buzzing forehead strip speeds up learning and improves memory, says its creator.
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Meet Tesla's self-driving car computer and its two AI brains - CNET

10 hours ago   |   CNET

Tesla's in-house chip is 21 times faster than the older Nvidia model Tesla used. And each car's computer has two for safety.
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Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression?

10 hours ago   |   New Scientist   |   2 articles

Evidence is growing that air pollution is linked to mental health conditions. But it's not clear yet how - and if - pollution may be affecting our brains.
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Netflix documentary Inside Bill's Brain examines mind of Bill Gates - CNET

11 hours ago   |   CNET

Director of An Inconvenient Truth will helm the three-part series.
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Joe Biden's former brain surgeon explains why he's not too old to be president

Joe Biden's former brain surgeon explains why he's not too old to be president

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

At age 76, former Vice President Joe Biden would be the oldest president to take office if he became the Democratic nominee and won the 2020 election. Despite his current...
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When the fringe is no joke: minding your mental health in Edinburgh

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Performing at the festival can be a taxing experience. Objectively Funny has created a peer support network that turns attention offstage It's lunchtime in Edinburgh's Old Town...
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Vatican's banker, Cardinal George Pell, loses child abuse conviction appeal

Vatican's banker, Cardinal George Pell, loses child abuse conviction appeal

The most senior member of the Catholic Church to be found guilty of child abuse has lost an appeal against his conviction. Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds Has a Perfect Solution for Fans Who Are Mourning Marvel's Loss...

Ryan Reynolds Has a Perfect Solution for Fans Who Are Mourning Marvel's Loss of Spider-Man

Ryan Reynolds is a man with answers! The Deadpool actor is weighing in on the recent news that Spider-Man is reportedly no longer part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe... Read more ...

Donald Trump cancels meeting with Danish PM after she refuses to sell Greenland

Donald Trump cancels meeting with Danish PM after she refuses to sell Greenland

The US President posted a picture of a golden Trump Tower in Greenland less than 24 hours ago as he ramped up rhetoric about guying the island Read more ...

UK weather forecast: Gales force winds to lash Britain before 29C heatwave

UK weather forecast: Gales force winds to lash Britain before 29C heatwave

Gale force winds and heavy rain will lash the UK today ahead of a heatwave that could break the record for the hottest August bank holiday ever Read more ...

New James Bond film title revealed as No Time To Die

New James Bond film title revealed as No Time To Die

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'Look forward to rescheduling': Trump scraps entire trip to Denmark after...

'Look forward to rescheduling': Trump scraps entire trip to Denmark after its prime minister rejected his idea of buying Greenland

President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he scrapped plans to meet with Denmark's prime minister after she rebuffed his idea of possibly purchasing the autonomous island of... Read more ...

Gary Neville makes bold Paul Pogba prediction despite Man Utd star's penalty...

Gary Neville makes bold Paul Pogba prediction despite Man Utd star's penalty miss

Paul Pogba saw his 68th-minute spot-kick saved by Wolves stopper Rui Patricio as United dropped points in the Premier League Read more ...

Cavaliers and Roundheads: four thoughts about the Article 50 litigation

Cavaliers and Roundheads: four thoughts about the Article 50 litigation

[If you value independent and reliable law and policy blogging at Jack of Kent, please support this blog at its Patreon site - many thanks.] 11th July 2016 There are three... Read more ...

The two Article 50 legal claims - the current details

The two Article 50 legal claims - the current details

[If you value independent and reliable law and policy blogging at Jack of Kent, please support this blog at its Patreon site - many thanks.] There are a couple of legal claims... Read more ...

'Spider-Man' is reportedly out of the MCU after Disney and Sony fail to...

'Spider-Man' is reportedly out of the MCU after Disney and Sony fail to reach agreement

It seems like Spidey won't feature in any more Marvel movies Spider-Man is reportedly out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Sony and Disney failed to reach an agreement... Read more ...