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Coronavirus likely to target the brain as well as lungs

The new study has found that, among some patients, the virus uses the brain as a fertile breeding ground in which to replicate itself.

Even minor brain injuries have hidden long-term effects - new research

The research also sheds light on traumatic brain injuries.

Young brains, old brains: Memory, thinking and aging

Do seniors feel fine? A major issue is how well our brains function.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
16/07/2020
Sheba Medical Center team at the Coronavirus isolation ward of Sheba Medical Center unit, in Ramat G

Serious brain disorders found in mild, recovering COVID-19 patients

The neurological symptoms reported in the 43 patients included confusion, psychosis, seizures, hallucinations, delusions, necrosis, deteriorating vision and strokes, among other symptoms.

08/07/2020
Baby crying [Illustrative]

3-week-old baby hospitalized with brain infection after brit gone wrong

Evidence of newborn herpes infections accompanied by brain infections and their connection to the 'oral suction' in circumcisions have been widely described in medical history for the past 200 years.

Severe COVID-19 can damage the brain, preliminary study finds

The most common brain complication seen was stroke, which was reported in 77 of 125 patients. Of these, most were in patients over 60, and most were caused by a blood clot in the brain.

By REUTERS
26/06/2020
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New Israeli 'smell test' can predict if comatose patients will wake up

The study found that 100% of unconscious brain-injured patients who responded to the smells regained consciousness, even those that were classified as being in a vegetative state.

New sleep method found by TAU researchers will improve memory retention

Discovery of method reveals process which utilizes smell can strengthen memories stored in one side of the brain.

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Israel researchers find brain damage can occur even with mild head trauma

The research underscores the need for brain-imaging techniques that could help predict damage to the blood-brain barrier regardless of symptoms.

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