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Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Taser Shock Can Impair Memory and Ability to Process Information, on the site Neuroscience News 3 minutes ago
More than two million citizens have been Tased by police as Taser stun guns have become one of the preferred less-lethal weapons by police departments across the United States during the past decade. But what does […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, A More Effective Speech Therapy Approach for Children with Down Syndrome, on the site Neuroscience News 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
A new study indicates that children with Down syndrome who have motor speech deficits have been inadequately diagnosed, which could have a major impact on the interventions used by speech pathologists when […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Aggression’s Role in the Creation of New Nerve Cells, on the site Neuroscience News 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
A group of neurobiologists have proven experimentally that aggression has an influence on the production of new nerve cells in the brain.
A group of neurobiologists from Russia and the USA, including Dmitry […]
Tübingen researchers activate previously dormant memory cells.
Tübingen neuroscientists have succeeded in activating dormant memory cells in rats. Using weak electrical impulses targeted at previously i […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Study Aims to Change Athletes’ Perception and Reporting of Concussions, on the site Neuroscience News 23 hours, 13 minutes ago
University of Georgia researchers are announcing a study addressing ways to reduce the stigma surrounding concussions, an injury so commonly associated with football.
Funded by a three-year, $400,000 grant from […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, A Molecular Link Between Type 2 Diabetes and Some Psychiatric Disorders, on the site Neuroscience News 23 hours, 17 minutes ago
New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that prevalent protein found in schizophrenia also plays a direct role in the function of pancreatic beta cells, which produce insulin to maintain blood sugar […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Characterizing Nerve Cells That Detect Motion by Light Changes, on the site Neuroscience News 23 hours, 23 minutes ago
The ability to see the direction in which something is moving is vital for survival. Only in this way is it possible to avoid predators, capture prey or, as humans in a modern world, cross a road safely. However, […]
How does the brain make connections, and how does it maintain them? Cambridge neuroscientists and mathematicians are using a variety of techniques to understand how the brain ‘wires up’, and what it might be abl […]
Study reveals new facets of the adult brain.
A new study from the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory in the Feb. 4 online edition of Neuron sheds light on the innate plasticity of the adult brain at its […]
Doctors who order several days of rest after a person suffers a concussion are giving sound advice, say researchers, and new data from animal models explains why.
Georgetown University Medical Center […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Scientists Find Brain Plasticity Assorted in Functional Networks, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 1 hour ago
The brain still has a lot to learn about itself. Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have made a key finding of the striking differences in how the brain’s cells can change through […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, How the Brain and Body Regulate Response to Stress, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 20 hours ago
Tel Aviv University researchers combine genetic testing and brain imaging to determine vulnerability to PTSD
Our ability to cope with stress depends on how efficiently our body and mind regulate their response […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Treating Depression With Non-Invasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 20 hours ago
Depression can be a devastating and unremitting problem.
Researchers of a new study published in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry report successful reduction of depressive symptoms in patients using a […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, High Dose Statin Treatment May Improve Symptoms of Macular Degeneration, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 20 hours ago
Researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School and the University of Crete have conducted a phase I/II clinical trial investigating the efficacy of statins (cholesterol-lowering medications) for […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Why Female Newborns Are Better Protected From Brain Injury, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 20 hours ago
Each year, thousands of newborn babies suffer complications during pregnancy or birth that deprive their brains of oxygen and nutrient-rich blood and result in brain injury. This deprivation results in hypoxic […]
An international team of scientists has for the first time shown that mitochondria, the batteries of the cells, are essential for ageing.
In a study, published today in the EMBO Journal and led by Dr João […]
Researchers at Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute report that humans have a surprisingly high number of genes in which one of two copies has been randomly silenced. They suggest that the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Mesh-Like Scaffold is Disordered in Cells Affected by Alzheimer’s Disease, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 22 hours ago
Skeleton that protects brain cells’ control center is found to be damaged.
Brain cell death in Alzheimer’s disease is linked to disruption of a skeleton that surrounds the nucleus of the cells, a researcher in […]
The Zika virus outbreak and related health issues — including an observed increase in neurological disorders and neonatal malformations in Brazil — led World Health Organization officials to declare a Public Hea […]
Study of plaque production holds promise of helping improve treatment.
Building on research reported last year, Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital have succeeded in i […]
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