Summary: Kirtan Kriya, a simple meditation practice that centers on psychological and spiritual wellbeing, may help to reduce some Alzheimer’s related risk factors and improve cognition in older […]
Summary: Combining αGITR antibodies with ICBs resulted in stronger survival benefits in mouse models of human glioblastoma brain cancer.
Source: Mass General
It’s a real-life plot worthy of a classic spy […]
Summary: Gray matter was reduced in areas of the frontal gyri of patients with COVID-19. Significant gray matter reductions were seen in those who received oxygen therapy and in those who reported fever. The […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, This Stinks: New Research Finds Sense of Smell and Pneumonia Linked, on the site Neuroscience News 8 hours, 17 minutes ago
Summary: People with a poor sense of smell are 50% more likely to be hospitalized for pneumonia than those with a good sense of smell.
Source: University of Michigan
An acute loss of smell is one of the […]
Summary: Phase precession plays a critical role in the human brain. Not only does it link sequential positions, but it also plays a role in abstract progression to a specific goal.
Source: Columbia […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Americans Are Increasingly Experiencing Chronic Pain, on the site Neuroscience News 9 hours, 4 minutes ago
Summary: A new study reports the number of people reporting chronic pain is rising across every age group and demographic.
Source: University at Buffalo
Americans are in chronic pain, and a comprehensive […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, 8 Out of 10 People Hospitalized With COVID-19 Develop Neurological Problems, on the site Neuroscience News 9 hours, 18 minutes ago
Summary: Neurological symptoms associated with COVID-19, from losing the sense of smell to stroke, are linked to a six-fold higher risk of dying as a result of coronavirus.
Source: University of […]
Summary: Parapinopsin, a protein found in lamprey, is being used by researchers to manipulate brain circuitry. The protein is able to switch off specific brain circuits.
Source: University of […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Does Driving Wear You Out? You Might Be Experiencing 'Accelerousal', on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 6 hours ago
Summary: If you feel anxious while at the wheel, you are more likely to feel exhaustion when you arrive at your destination, a new study reports.
Source: University of Houston
Admit it: Daily commutes – […]
Summary: Strangers who drink together start off at a distance, but move closer together as they become more intoxicated, a new study reports.
Source: University of Illinois
In a study with pandemic-related […]
Summary: BARseq2 is a new technique that allows researchers to trace thousands of brain circuits simultaneously.
Source: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
There are billions of neurons in the human brain, and […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, For Twins, Gesture and Speech Go Hand-in-Hand In Language Development, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 7 hours ago
Summary: Twins lag behind single-born children when it comes to language development and hand gestures. However, female twins develop communication skills slightly faster than male twins.
Source: Georgia State […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Implanted Wireless Device Triggers Mice to Form Instant Bond, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 7 hours ago
Summary: A new wireless, battery-less brain implant that harnesses optogenetics can manipulate social interactions in mice.
Source: Northwestern University
Northwestern University researchers are building […]
Summary: Combining brain imaging data with machine learning, researchers make new discoveries about how the brain controls the hand. The findings could lead to the development of more advanced […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Serotonin Transporters Increase When Depression Fades, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 8 hours ago
Summary: Neuroimaging revealed serotonin transporter levels increased in people who were in recovery from depression following cognitive behavioral therapy.
Source: Karolinska Institute
Low levels of […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Research Challenges a Decades-Old Mechanism of How We Hear Sounds, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 8 hours ago
Summary: Researchers have identified several novel functional mechanisms related to the inner hair cells of the ear. The findings may upend numerous longstanding theories about the working anatomical organization […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Understanding Family Members' Grief for a Living Loved One, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 9 hours ago
Summary: Family members of people with dementia are more likely to experience severe pre-loss grief than family members of those with cancer.
Source: Ohio State University
The symptoms of grief people feel […]
Summary: Fruit flies may use dopamine to learn in similar ways to humans.
Source: University of Sussex
Even the humble fruit fly craves a dose of the happy hormone, according to a new study from the […]
Summary: DP-ASL, a new neuroimaging technique may help researchers identify early blood-brain barrier dysfunction associated with SVD.
Source: University of Kentucky
Collaborative research between the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Social Network's Relation to Binge Drinking Among Adults Explained, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 8 hours ago
Summary: Those who live in neighborhoods that are considered safe, orderly, and have a more interconnected social environment are at higher risk of embarking on binge drinking episodes, a new study […]
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