TUESDAY, Aug. 21, 2018 -- Radiation therapy for the most common childhood brain tumor can cause memory problems, new research suggests.
Specifically, it can leave young survivors struggling to create memories of recent personal events, the small study found. But survivors' ability to recall ones that happened before radiation wasn't affected.
MONDAY, Aug. 27, 2018 -- In a new study of patients with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation (a-fib), 4 in 10 had previously undetected brain damage, though none had a history of stroke or mini-stroke.
This brain damage could put them at risk for mental decline and dementia, researchers said.