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"Just like the Human Genome Project advanced research in genetics, a project to map the human brain will accelerate our understanding of how the mind works. As reported by the New York Times, the Obama administration will unveil an effort to map out brain activity as part of its budget proposals..."

The nerve fibres of the brain were traced by diffusion spectrum imaging, and coloured to represent their direction. One of the first scans carried out by the Human Connectome Project to map the brain's long-distance communication network.

According to new research, the size of the Brain is tied to #DementiaRisk. http://www.webmd.com/alzheimers/news/20151015/hippocampus-dementia-brain

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To Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer's, Eat Fish

Want to reduce the risk of #Alzheimer’s? Eat more fish! http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/02/10/to-reduce-the-risk-of-dementia-eat-fish?_r=0

Blocking brain inflammation could help treat #AlzheimersDisease. http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/blocking-brain-inflammation-could-treat-alzheimer-s-116010800637_1.html

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A Medical Mystery of the Best Kind: Major Diseases Are in Decline