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Tempting foods can trigger urge to indulge

Seeing a milkshake can activate the same areas of the brain that light up when an addict sees cocaine, U.S. researchers said on Monday. Full story

Depressed moms respond less to baby's cries

Brain scans of mothers suffering from depression reveal they respond differently than healthy moms to their crying babies, a new study finds. Full story

Brainpower: Human Minds May Soon Control Prosthetic Limbs

Brain-controlled robotic limbs could soon give paralyzed individuals a new chance at mobility. Full story

Cell phone radiation alters brain activity, study shows

Spending 50 minutes with a cell phone plastered to your ear is enough to change brain cell activity in the part of the brain closest to the antenna. Full story

Study: Cell phones affect brain

   A new study found that cell phone use can stimulates brain activity. NBC's Erika Edwards reports.

Brain's response to sugars may explain obesity

Two very similar sugars — fructose and glucose — cause quite opposite reactions in some regions of the brain, according to a new study. Fructose stimulates brain activity in those regions, while glucose decreases them. Full story

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