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Little lifesavers -- kids capable of CPR

Nine-year-olds can and should learn CPR. A study of 147 schoolchildren, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care, has shown that, although the smallest may lack the requisite strength, the knowledge ...

dateJul 31, 2009 in Other
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White matter changes may predict dementia risk

Elderly people with no memory or thinking problems are more likely to later develop thinking problems if they have a growing amount of "brain rust," or small areas of brain damage, according to a study published in the July ...

dateJul 13, 2009 in Neuroscience
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When it comes to intelligence, size matters

A collaborative study led by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), McGill University has demonstrated a positive link between cognitive ability and cortical thickness in the brains of healthy 6 to 18 year ...

dateMar 25, 2009 in Neuroscience
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