Tag Archives: Brain

With free brain tumor screening, the road to early detection may be filled with potholes

The Brain Tumor Foundation’s Road to Early Detection is in Brooklyn, New York, this week, offering free brain tumor screening in its mobile MRI unit to anyone who signs up. The flyer for free MRI brain scans in Brooklyn The visit appears to be the foundation’s second stop on its current “sponsor-a-city” campaign. Earlier this year,… Read More »

Cancer warning – does your head feel like this? ‘Unusual’ warning signs of brain tumours

Cancer is caused by cells in a specific part of the body reproducing uncontrollably, according to the NHS. These cancerous cells can destroy the healthy tissue surrounding them – including organs. More than a third of all people will develop cancer at some point in their lifetime. You could be at risk of a brain… Read More »

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »