Brains May Be as Unique as Fingerprints

FRIDAY, July 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests that no two brains are alike, as genetics and experience make their mark on your mind. “With our study, we were able to confirm that the structure of people’s brains is very individual,” said study author Lutz Jancke. He is a professor of neuropsychology at…

Are Concussions Tougher on Athletes With ADHD?

THURSDAY, July 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Young athletes with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might be at higher risk of developing depression and anxiety symptoms after a concussion, a preliminary study suggests. The study, of nearly 1,000 college athletes, found those with both ADHD and a history of concussion scored higher on measures of depression and…

Fatty Fare a Fave for 'Otzi the Iceman'

THURSDAY, July 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Otzi the Iceman had a deep love for high-fat foods, say researchers who analyzed the ancient man’s last meal. The oldest naturally preserved ice mummy was discovered in the Eastern Italian Alps in 1991. Researchers said their analysis of Otzi’s stomach contents offer important clues about the eating…