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Summary: Researchers consider why those with autoimmune diseases are more likely to have a previous diagnosis of stress-related disorders.
A new study has raised the possibility that stress […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Anxiety might be alleviated by regulating gut bacteria, on the site Neuroscience News 12 hours, 33 minutes ago
Summary: A new meta-analysis study reports regulating intestinal microbiota is more than 50% effective at helping to reduce anxiety. Non-probiotic interventions were more effective than probiotic interventions at […]
Summary: Scientists have developed a new, non-invasive stress test that uses ultraviolet light to measure stress hormone levels in bodily fluids.
Source: University of Cincinnati
Stress is often called “the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Growing up high: Neurobiological consequences of adolescent cannabis use, on the site Neuroscience News 14 hours, 54 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers evaluate the psychological and neurobiological impact of teen cannabis use. The findings, to be presented at the 13th Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting, will cover how cannabis contributes […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, From the overuse of antibiotics to anti-vaxxers, why we need to work together to create a stronger culture of public health, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 8 hours ago
Summary: From anti-vaccine rhetoric to the over-prescription of antibiotics, researchers suggest we should try to work together to improve public health, rather than socially shun those who ignore scientific […]
Summary: Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy or during early life is linked to a reduction in cognitive abilities during child development. Greater fine particulate matter 2.5 exposure between fetal stage […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Pilot study opens new possibilities for AI to enhance cognitive performance, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 14 hours ago
Summary: A new deep learning system, dubbed, CURATE.AI, creates individualized profiles for training can be customized to improve cognitive performance.
Source: National University of Singapore
In a recent […]
Summary: Children at higher risk of ASD are less able to distinguish between differences in speech patterns. The findings suggest the biological mechanism of language development is less acquisitive in high-risk […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Don’t overdo omega-6 fat consumption during pregnancy, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 15 hours ago
Summary: Consuming too much omega 6 during pregnancy has been linked to an increased risk of neurodevelopmental issues in babies and pregnancy complications. In mice who had higher levels of linoleic acid in their […]
Summary: Including genomic sequencing with routine newborn testing could reveal the risk a child has of developing numerous conditions later in life. Researchers weigh up the pros and cons of genetic sequencing in […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New approaches to study the genetics of autism may lead to new therapies, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 10 hours ago
Summary: Researchers will present their latest findings regarding genes associated with autism spectrum disorder in an upcoming meeting.
Source: Canadian Association for Neuroscience
Canadian neuroscientists […]
Summary: Many people who experience traumatic brain injury report a loss of empathy following their injury. Researchers consider how to reconnect those who have a TBI with their feelings of empathy and emotional […]
Summary: Sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation increased cerebral blood flow, stabilized the blood-brain barrier and reduced infarct size in preclinical models of ischemic stroke. The stimulation also showed benefit […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, How single neurons and brain networks support spatial navigation, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 14 hours ago
Summary: Brain oscillations may help explain the link between individual neurons and larger scale networks for understanding spatial navigation.
Spatial navigation is an essential cognitive […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Short-term use of opioids increases subjective pleasure, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 14 hours ago
Summary: Short-term opioid use increases positive emotional experiences by intensifying feelings of pleasure and weakening negative emotions. This, researchers say, could be a contributing factor for later opioid […]
Summary: Hippocampal neurogenesis continues to occur well into old age, and in those with Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers found evidence of neurogenesis in people up to the age of 99. While neurogenesis continues […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Virtual reality can spot navigation problems in early Alzheimer’s disease, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 16 hours ago
Summary: People with mild cognitive impairment who had positive biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease in their cerebrospinal fluid performed worse on virtual reality navigation tasks. Virtual reality which […]
Summary: Researchers present a new hypothesis which may explain why da Vinci had so much trouble completing his work. A new study proposes da Vinci may have suffered from ADHD.
Source: King’s College […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Bipolar disorder may be linked to Parkinson’s disease, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 9 hours ago
Summary: People with bipolar disorder have higher incidences of Parkinson’s disease than those without the psychiatric condition. Manic and depressive episodes were associated with an elevated risk of developing […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, What we think we know, but might not, pushes us to learn more, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 10 hours ago
Summary: Learning is best predicted by both curiosity and an objective measure of knowledge. Researchers suggest it is uncertainty, or when you think you know something then discover you don’t, that leads to […]
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