Home > Mental health > Brain > News News All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News Rare tapeworm found in British man's brain Most tapeworms live in the gut, but some species travel to areas such as the eyes, spinal cord and brain. Ask CyberShrink » Blog Bipolar journey » Talk Heart to heart forum » Quiz Are you a hypochondriac? » How brain injury affects you Transparent brains Brain structure may predict risky financial behaviour The structure of people's brains may reveal how likely they are to take risks involving money. 10 reasons why you can't concentrate Struggling to focus? Can’t remember where you put your keys? We look at 10 possible causes for mental fuzziness . Some brain functions don't decline with age New research has found that people's spatial attention skills don't seem to decline as they grow older. Bilingualism helps protect the ageing brain The positive effects of bilingualism are seen whether people learn new languages as children or adults, researchers have found. Bigger brain aneurysms not more likely to burst A study found that the size of a brain aneurysm had little effect on its risk for rupture, particularly among men. Playing football in hot weather may up concussion risk Playing football during hot and humid weather might lead to a 'perfect storm' of risk factors that boost the chances of concussion. “ Latest comment on Health24 Henry Thomas says... And they ban smoking... They should ban food. 40 percent of SA women are overweight ” Meditation can improve sports performance Mindfulness meditation, which focuses on the present moment to clear the mind, is a topic that is currently being studied in sports performance. Schizophrenics more likely to develop dementia Schizophrenics have double the risk of getting dementia compared to non-schizophrenic patients, but are less likely to get cancer. Music may increase left brain activity Improved blood flow to left side of the brain can be observed after just a half hour of musical training. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Healthy weight » Underweight? Eating speed linked to BMI Weight and BMI affect fertility Should we really consider BMI? The Body Mass Index is widely used to assess if an individual is overweight or not. DietDoc investigates how accurate this tool really is. Digital health news » Screensaver or eyesaver? How to survive load shedding Computer may predict infectious influenza New Ransomware virus causes havoc An incredibly destructive computer virus is on the rise, charging user's thousands of rand to unlock their own devices once infected with terrible consequences if they don't.