Brain Exhibit at Valley River Center

EUGENE, Ore. — Fifth graders from Riverbend Elementary toured an inflatable brain Friday at Valley River Center. There was a big emphasis on health and safety. PeaceHealth staff used a melon to show what could happen if you don’t wear a bike helmet. It was also a chance to talk about the Gamma Knife surgery … Continue reading »

UO Researchers Study Brain Games

EUGENE, Ore. — If you use brain games to make yourself smarter, some researchers at the University of Oregon have some bad news. UO researchers say they were able to look right into people’s brains to watch brain activity while people were doing simple tasks. These tasks were similar to these online games that are … Continue reading »

Migraines Could Permanently Change Brain

(CNN) — Your migraine might be doing more than just causing you discomfort. It might be hurting your brain. While the pain of migraines is temporary, there’s new research out that suggests the effects are long lasting. Your brain’s health may be permanently changed by these painful headaches. The new study, published in the journal … Continue reading »