Summary: The FMNL2 gene links cerebrovascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease, a new study reports. Changes of activity in the FMNL2 caused by cerebrovascular disease prevent the efficient cleaning of toxic […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Seven Healthy Habits Linked to Lower Risk of Dementia in Those With Genetic Risk, on the site Neuroscience News 4 hours, 5 minutes ago
Summary: From keeping active and eating a healthy diet to controlling cholesterol and reducing sugar intake, researchers report on seven simple lifestyle changes older adults with genetic risk factors can make to […]
Summary: Increasing synchronization of neurons in the upstream brain region that transmits information leads to a significant improvement in the transmission of information and information processing in the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Scientists Build Subcellular Map of Entire Brain Networks, on the site Neuroscience News 5 hours, 14 minutes ago
Summary: A new imaging technique captures information about the function and structure of brain tissue at the subcellular level.
Source: Francis Crick Institute
Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute […]
Summary: The Cinderella Project aims to restore positive body image for survivors of breast cancer following mastectomy and reconstructive surgeries.
Source: Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown
A woman […]
Summary: Motor areas of the cerebral cortex are dedicated to sonar production and wing control in Egyptian fruit bats.
Source: UC Davis
A new study shows how the brains of Egyptian fruit bats are highly […]
Summary: Longer breastfeeding duration was associated with increased scores in cognitive tests in children from 5 to 14 years of age.
Breastfeeding duration is associated with improved […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Using Ketamine to Find an Undiscovered Pathway in Depression, on the site Neuroscience News 7 hours, 37 minutes ago
Summary: Ketamine treatment leads to an increase in IGF-1, which, in turn, produces an antidepressant effect.
Source: Osaka Metropolitan University
For the 280 million people suffering from depression […]
Summary: Resting brain activity can provide approximate maps of network organization in the brain. A new imaging technique allowed researchers to examine cortical architecture in greater detail than before in the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Wake Up and Smell the Burning Rubbish? Secrets of Disordered Smell Found, on the site Neuroscience News 8 hours, 35 minutes ago
Summary: Study reveals the mechanism behind why certain food and drink aromas smell disgusting to people with parosmia.
Source: University of Reading
For people with parosmia, or distorted sense of smell, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Mice Choose Best Escape Route Without Ever Experiencing Threat, on the site Neuroscience News 9 hours, 14 minutes ago
Summary: After only ten minutes in a novel environment, mice are able to learn the shortest escape route even if they have no experience of a threat in the location.
Source: Sainsbury Wellcome […]
Summary: Study reveals the CCR5 gene plays a critical role in linking memories in the brain. The HIV drug maraviroc suppresses the CCR5 gene and may be a potential new treatment to combat memory loss in older […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Mechanism Shared by Mutations in Different Genes Associated With Autism, Schizophrenia, and Other Conditions Discovered, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 4 hours ago
Summary: Researchers have identified a mechanism shared by mutations in the SHANK3 and ADNP genes. The genes have been associated with the development of ASD and schizophrenia.
Source: Tel Aviv […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Research Does Not Support the Adage “Boys Will Be Boys”, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 5 hours ago
Summary: Study reveals there are not that many “girlish girls” or “boyish boys.”
Source: University of Helsinki
A research article published in the European Journal of Personality demonstrates that girls a […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, High Social Vulnerability Predicts Worse Long-Term Outcomes After Traumatic Injury, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 5 hours ago
Summary: People living in areas with higher social vulnerabilities are more likely to face worse mental and physical outcomes following a traumatic injury.
Source: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Lidocaine Infusions Help Relieve Pain in Unresponsive Chronic Migraine, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 6 hours ago
Summary: An infusion of the local anesthetic Lidocaine may provide relief to patients with chronic migraines that do not respond to other medications.
Infusions of the local anesthetic lidocaine […]
Summary: Researchers investigate the influence anesthesia has on brain functions.
“Our brain can be thought of as a full soccer stadium when we are awake,” explains Nikoloz Sirmpilatze, a sci […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Type 2 Diabetes Accelerates Brain Aging and Cognitive Decline, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 6 hours ago
Summary: Brain aging is accelerated by up to 26% in those with progressive type 2 diabetes.
Scientists have demonstrated that normal brain aging is accelerated by approximately 26% in people […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, While the Fetal Clock Develops, Mom’s Behavior Tells the Time, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 7 hours ago
Summary: Maternal biological rhythms support the development of the fetal suprachiasmatic nuclei.
During fetal development, before the biological clock starts ticking on its own, genes within […]
Summary: The level of dopamine in the brain may have an impact on emotional recognition in those with Parkinson’s disease and schizophrenia, a new study reports.
Source: University of Birmingham
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