Posts tagged: Brain

BBC NEWS | Health | Daily caffeine ‘protects brain’

By , April 4, 2008 9:21 pm

BBC NEWS | Health | Daily caffeine ‘protects brain’
Coffee may cut the risk of dementia by blocking the damage cholesterol can inflict on the body, research suggests.

And a good reason to drink coffee… πŸ™„ πŸ˜‰

Mobile phones ‘more dangerous than smoking’ : TreeHugger

By , April 4, 2008 8:32 pm

Mobile phones ‘more dangerous than smoking’ : TreeHugger
So says Dr. Vini Khurana, an Australian neurosurgeon. His recent 15-month critical review of the link between mobile phones and malignant brain tumors concludes that the phones could kill far more people than smoking or asbestos, that people should avoid using them wherever possible, and that governments and the mobile phone industry must take “immediate steps” to reduce exposure to their radiation.

I don’t know if they are or aren’t dangerous, but studies saying they are keep popping up from all over the world so I use one as little as possible. Time will tell.

Brain Scanner Can Tell What You’re Looking At

By , April 4, 2008 7:56 pm

Brain Scanner Can Tell What You’re Looking At

Interesting and scary at the same time. Lots of uses as well as misuses for this kind of tech. First thing that comes to mind is Big Brother and thought crimes. Then there is communicating with folks that can’t due to birth defects or injuries.

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