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  • Genes linked to brain size may help explain some neurological diseases
    Genes linked to brain size may help explain some neurological diseases

    In one of the largest research undertakings of its kind, a team of geneticists and neuroscientists has uncovered a number of genetic variations that influence the size of some key brain structures, including the hippocampus and the putamen. The result may advance understanding of such...

  • Sedentary behavior trumps fat as a killer
    Sedentary behavior trumps fat as a killer

    If you had but one New Year's resolution to keep, maybe it should be to get up and move a little more.

  • An ADHD drug may tame binge eating disorder
    An ADHD drug may tame binge eating disorder

    Binge eating disorder, a newly recognized condition in which bouts of voracious eating lead to guilt, shame and often obesity, may yield to lisdexamfetamine (marketed as Vyvanse), a medication that has been used for several years to treat attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in children...

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