Researchers have developed a device which records the brain activity of worms in order to test the effects of drugs.
Using neuroimaging technology, researchers note increased activity in areas of the brain associated with empathy in subjects who underwent compassion training.
Using mouse models, researchers discover TSPO ligands can significantly decrease Alzheimer’s related symptoms and improve memory. The discovery could lead to preventative and new treatment options for Alzheimer’s disease.
The alteration of the TTC9B and HP1BP3 genes, detected by a blood test during pregnancy, predicted the onset of postpartum depression with 85% accuracy in a small study.
New research suggests the integrity of the blood brain barrier is compromised for days after an ischemic stroke. This can lead to serious, life threatening complications. Repairing the BBB could prevent further complications.