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Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Calling for Aid: Damaged Nerve Cells Communicate with Stem Cells, on the site Neuroscience News 20 minutes ago
Nerve cells damaged in diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), ‘talk’ to stem cells in the same way that they communicate with other nerve cells, calling out for ‘first aid’, according to new research from th […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Sex Reassignment Hormone Treatments Alter Brain Chemistry, on the site Neuroscience News 24 minutes ago
Hormonal treatments administered as part of the procedures for sex reassignment have well-known and well-documented effects on the secondary sexual characteristics of the adult body, shifting a recipient’s […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Single Drop of Blood in Brain Can Trigger Immune Response Akin to Multiple Sclerosis, on the site Neuroscience News 29 minutes ago
Disruption of the blood-brain barrier triggers a cascade of events that results in autoimmunity and brain damage characteristic of multiple sclerosis.
A new study from the Gladstone Institutes shows that a […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Fragmented Infant Sleep Could Predict Problematic Toddler Behavior, on the site Neuroscience News 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
Tel Aviv University study finds frequent night wakings, broken sleep patterns are linked to trouble later on.
Temper tantrums and misbehavior, restlessness and inattention are the trappings of the typical […]
Study reveals neuron-firing patterns that underlie time measurement.
Keeping track of time is critical for many tasks, such as playing the piano, swinging a tennis racket, or holding a conversation. […]
Latest study shows effects of hypothermia on infant brain metabolism using MRS imaging.
A unique study at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles of newborns treated with hypothermia for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Immune Gene May Prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease, on the site Neuroscience News 3 hours, 35 minutes ago
An estimated seven to ten million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s disease (PD), which is an incurable and progressive disease of the nervous system affecting movement and cognitive function. More than […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Speech Processing Difficulties Could Be An Effect of Dyslexia, Not a Cause, on the site Neuroscience News 4 hours, 36 minutes ago
The cognitive skills used to learn how to ride a bike may be the key to a more accurate understanding of developmental dyslexia. And they may lead to improved interventions.
Carnegie Mellon University […]
Integrated, international efforts under ElectRx program blend mapping of neural circuits and development of novel bio-electrical interfaces.
DARPA has selected seven teams of researchers to begin work on the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Hand and Arm Movement Restored to Quadriplegic Patients, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 1 hour ago
Innovative technique helps patients with neck injuries.
A pioneering surgical technique has restored some hand and arm movement to patients immobilized by spinal cord injuries in the neck, reports a new study […]
If you want to learn how something works, one strategy is to take it apart and put it back together again. For 10 years, a global initiative called the Blue Brain Project–hosted at the Ecole Polytechnique […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Ahead of Time: Researchers Learn How to Grow Old Brain Cells, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 3 hours ago
For the first time, scientists can use skin samples from older patients to create brain cells without rolling back the youthfulness clock in the cells first. The new technique, which yields cells resembling those […]
PhD student David Hill maps human locomotion in detail to improve rehabilitative and assistive robotics.
It’s not every day that graduate students get to test out their research on their advisors. But MIT’s Dav […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, MRI Scan Could Predict Major Depressive Disorder Risk, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 3 hours ago
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) could be used to predict which patients with recovered major depressive disorder are most likely to have more depressive episodes, according to a study published in […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Role for Calcium Refill Mechanism in Regulating Dopamine, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 5 hours ago
Calcium is not just required for strong bones – it is an essential requirement for muscle and nerve cells to work normally. The latest research from the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS, Bangalore) […]
Women who served in Vietnam have higher odds of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than women stationed during that era in the United States, and this effect appears to be associated with wartime exposures […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Young Male Chimps Play With Objects More But Aren’t So Adept at Tool Use, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days ago
New research shows a difference between the sexes in immature chimpanzees when it comes to preparing for adulthood by practising object manipulation — considered ‘preparation’ for tool use in later […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Doctors Warn Against Using Induced Hypothermia for Head Injury Patients, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days ago
Head injury patients do not benefit from a therapy that involves cooling their bodies to reduce brain swelling, research has found.
Lowering body temperature – a therapy known as induced hypothermia – did not […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Lack of D1 Receptors Results in Slowed Movement in Parkinson’s Patients, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 2 hours ago
Dopamine transmission mediated by D1 receptors is essential for information flow through the basal ganglia to control movements.
Dopamine deficiency in the basal ganglia (a set of subcortical structures) causes […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Children of Anxious Parents Play Violent Video Games More Often, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 2 hours ago
Parents who are more anxious and emotional can impact the amount of violent video games their children play, according to new consumer research from Iowa State University. The study is published in the Journal of […]
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