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McCain’s Brain Tumor is Aggressive Form of Cancer

U.S. Senator John McCain is being treated for glioblastoma multiforme, one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer. It is a malignant tumor that grows at a very rapid rate and is able to shift to new locations within the brain, according to the Mayo Clinic, a non-profit medical research group. Glioblastomas generate microscopic roots that penetrate brain tissue, making complete surgical removal impossible, Mayo says. McCain’s doctors at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in southwestern city of Phoenix, Arizona said they removed all of the tumor that was visible on…

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You’ve Been Using Your Brain Wrong: Human Brains Aren’t Designed to Remember Things

If you think that the secret to effective brainpower is to stuff it with as much information as possible using your memory, think again. Look at these. This is what will appear in your mind when I ask you to recall the night view in the city. When it comes to memory, our brains are typically no better than an 8GB USB storage device. In the modern world, information bombards us constantly. And if we rely on our 8GB capacity to memorize as much as possible, the only way to…

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Report: US Senator McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

Medical tests performed on U.S. Senator John McCain show he has a glioblastoma, an aggressive kind of brain cancer, according to McCain’s office and CNN. McCain had a 5-centimeter (2-inch) blood clot removed from above his left eye at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix on Friday.  The surgery went well, the hospital said, and McCain was planning to recuperate this week in Arizona. His surgery prevented a potential vote on the Republican health care plan. McCain, a Vietnam veteran and former prisoner of war, was elected to the Senate in…

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How I Become Creative by Spending 10 Minutes a Day to Exercise My Brain Muscle

I still remember that time when I was around the age of 6, I drew a picture about me and my parents during art class. That was my first class and I could draw anything but I really wanted to draw my family and so I did. My other classmates drew something different, some drew animals, some drew ugly aliens, some drew pretty princesses. My teacher came to me and said, “Brian, you can be more creative next time.” And that moment I thought, maybe I really wasn’t a creative…

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How to Have the Second Brain to Remember More

Your whole life depends on you being able to retrieve things from your memory. I’m sure you know what I mean… “Where are my keys?” “What major tasks do I need to complete today?” “What time is that meeting I need to attend?” Questions such as these bombard our minds daily. If you’re able to recall the relevant information, you’ll keep your life on track. However, if you fail to recall the information – your life will start to move in a confused and unproductive direction. We’d all love to…

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Your Brain Power Is Unlimited. You Just Need Fish Oil Supplements to Boost It

Do you believe that your brain power is limited? If you do, then you may already be thinking that your mental performance has reached its peak. Think again. Brain power cannot only be strengthened and expanded – but is also practically limitless. For example, did you know that U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt could reportedly recite from memory entire newspaper pages?[1] He was also a speed reader who is alleged to have read two to three books a day. (Most people struggle to read two to three books a month!) Your…

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Alzheimer's may be linked to defective brain cells spreading disease

Science Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s may be linked to defective brain cells disposing toxic proteins that make neighboring cells sick, say researchers. These findings could have major implications for neurological disease in humans and possibly be the way that disease can spread in the brain. Alzheimer’s may be linked to defective brain cells spreading disease

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