Dr. Nader Pouratian, MD, PhD

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Affiliation:

  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center,UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

Location:

  • UCLA Neurosurgery
  • 300 UCLA Medical Plaza
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 310-825-1111
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    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana's potential effect on brain structure remains a subject of intense scientific scrutiny, but mixed results have emerged from two of the latest studies on the topic.

    Researchers in one study have concluded that marijuana use likely does...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Brain irregularities are present before a person develops schizophrenia, researchers report.

    In previous work, the Yale University researchers found that schizophrenia was linked with significant changes in connections between the thalamus and ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Brain irregularities are present before a person develops schizophrenia, researchers report.

    In previous work, the Yale University researchers found that schizophrenia was linked with significant changes in connections between the thalamus and ...Full Article

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    MONDAY, Aug. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A certain type of social behavior helps babies learn a second language, a new small study suggests.

    Researchers found that babies who engaged in more "gaze shifting" during sessions with a tutor showed increased brain response that indicates langu...Full Article

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    MONDAY, Aug. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A certain type of social behavior helps babies learn a second language, a new small study suggests.

    Researchers found that babies who engaged in more "gaze shifting" during sessions with a tutor showed increased brain response that indicates langu...Full Article

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    SUNDAY, Aug. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Music therapy might someday help people with epilepsy, a new study suggests.

    About 80 percent of epilepsy patients have temporal lobe epilepsy, in which seizures originate in the temporal lobe of the brain. Music is processed in the auditory cortex...Full Article

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    SUNDAY, Aug. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Music therapy might someday help people with epilepsy, a new study suggests.

    About 80 percent of epilepsy patients have temporal lobe epilepsy, in which seizures originate in the temporal lobe of the brain. Music is processed in the auditory cortex...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney problems can increase the risk of brain disorders, a new study finds.

    The findings suggest that protecting kidney health may also benefit the brain, the researchers said.

    They studied data from more than 2,600 people in the Netherl...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney problems can increase the risk of brain disorders, a new study finds.

    The findings suggest that protecting kidney health may also benefit the brain, the researchers said.

    They studied data from more than 2,600 people in the Netherl...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults scoring poorly in higher-level thinking skills -- those used to reason, plan and solve problems -- are significantly more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke, new research suggests.

    European scientists found that seniors with ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults scoring poorly in higher-level thinking skills -- those used to reason, plan and solve problems -- are significantly more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke, new research suggests.

    European scientists found that seniors with ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Brain scans reveal that preschoolers whose parents read to them regularly show more activity in key areas of their brains.

    Reading to young children is well known to have benefits, including better language skills. And experts already urge paren...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Brain scans reveal that preschoolers whose parents read to them regularly show more activity in key areas of their brains.

    Reading to young children is well known to have benefits, including better language skills. And experts already urge paren...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The spines of boys and girls aren't the same size at birth, a new study shows.

    Researchers suspect this difference is probably due to an evolutionary adaptation that allows females' spines to cope with the added weight they carry during pregnanc...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The spines of boys and girls aren't the same size at birth, a new study shows.

    Researchers suspect this difference is probably due to an evolutionary adaptation that allows females' spines to cope with the added weight they carry during pregnanc...Full Article