New research suggests military personnel who suffer more than one mild TBI face a significantly higher risk of suicide.
A new vaccine for Lyme disease, a neurological and physically debilitating tick borne disease, has proved promising and well tolerated by patients, according to researchers. The Lyme vaccine is shown to produce substantial antibodies against all targeted species of Borrelia, the causative agent of Lyme disease.
As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, microglial cells lose two important biological functions affecting their ability to remove cell fragments and motility towards acute lesions.
Researchers implant optogenetic electronic device into mouse brains, stimulating dopamine producing neurons by emitting light.
Researchers implanted pacemaker electrodes into the medial forebrain bundle of patients suffering from major depression and performed deep brain stimulation. In a matter of days, in six out of seven patients, symptoms such as anxiety, despondence, listlessness and joylessness had improved considerably.
According to three new studies, numerous opportunities exist to improve the outcomes of TBI in older adults.
Researchers develop new medical records software which helps monitor the health of the aging brain.
Researchers discover reducing cognitive control can boost performance when completing creative tasks.
According to new research, the human brain can adapt to treat a relevant prosthetic as a substitute for a person’s non-working body part, and not as an extension to their immobile limb.