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Gout May Protect Brain from Alzheimer's Disease, Study Finds

Source: FOX News

New research suggests a surprising benefit of gout: protection against Alzheimer’s disease.

Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60

Source: U.S. News & World Report

People who are fit in their 40s seem to retain more brain volume two decades later and also perform better on decision-making tests, new research suggests.

Changes Linked to Alzheimer's Disease Evident Even in Young Brains

Source: Los Angeles Times

A new study finds some of the earliest evidence of brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease in young people without dementia symptoms who died of unrelated causes.

The Science of Why No One Agrees on the Color of This Dress

Source: WIRED

This fight is about more than just social media—it’s about primal biology and the way human eyes and brains have evolved to see color in a sunlit world.

'Big Brain' Gene Found in Humans, Not Chimps

Source: LiveScience

New research suggests that a single gene may be responsible for the large number of neurons found uniquely in the human brain. 

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