What is Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's Disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of brain disorders that impair a person's mental functioning, especially memory, thinking, and behavior. The term dementia literally means loss of mentation or thinking. Dementia is a broad term which describes the loss of memory, intellect, rationality, social skills and normal emotional reactions. Most …

Asthma Triggers

Asthma is a chronic lung condition that is characterized by difficulty in breathing. People with asthma have extra sensitive or hyper-responsive airways. During an asthma attack, the airways become irritated and react by narrowing and constructing, causing increased resistance to airflow, and obstructing the flow of the air passages to and from the lungs. The …

Male & Female Intelligence Brain Areas Differ

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Although there are virtually no disparities in general intelligence between the sexes, a UC Irvine study has found significant differences in brain areas where males and females manifest their intelligence. The study shows women having more white matter and men more gray matter related to intellectual skill, revealing that no single neuroanatomical structure determines general …