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Neuroscience News wrote a new post, FDA approves ozanimod for treatment of multiple sclerosis, on the site Neuroscience News 10 minutes ago
Summary: The FDA has approved a new drug named Ozanimod for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. Ozanimod binds to receptors in lymphocytes’ surfaces, preventing them from reaching the brain. As the number of […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Do Introverts Have the Edge in Social Distancing? Maybe Not, on the site Neuroscience News 31 minutes ago
Summary: While introverts may be more accustomed to spending time alone, extroverts may have a slight edge in coping with current COVID-19 distancing measures. Researchers say using the term physical distancing […]
Summary: Using robotics, researchers uncover mechanisms in the cerebellum and spinal cord that determine how the nervous system responds to induced changes in step length. The findings could have implications for […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, COVID-19 skeptics and deniers: Why some people stick to deadly beliefs, on the site Neuroscience News 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
Summary: Despite all of the public health warnings, many people are still ignoring instructions to socially distance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many influential people are downplaying the severity of the virus, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, COVID-19 is making young adults sick, and is spreading through them, on the site Neuroscience News 21 hours ago
Summary: The misconception that young people are more immune to COVID-19 is dangerous, and ignoring social distancing measures means the virus is more likely to spread among the young.
Summary: HIV infection leads to increased EIF2 signaling in microglia, astrocytes, and neurons. Study reveals how HIV infection and some antiretrovirals affect cognition and the central nervous system.
Summary: VirScan, a new antibody detection tool, can analyze blood samples collected from people who have recovered from COVID-19 to learn about how the virus affects the immune system and the epidemiology of the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Study shows legal marijuana products too strong for pain relief, on the site Neuroscience News 22 hours, 3 minutes ago
Summary: Ninety percent of medical marijuana products offered at dispensaries are far stronger than recommended for chronic pain relief.
Source: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
More than 90% of the legal […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Some COVID-19 patients still have coronavirus after symptoms disappear, on the site Neuroscience News 22 hours, 21 minutes ago
Summary: Fifty percent of patients treated for mild COVID-19 infections still had the virus up to eight days after symptoms disappeared. Findings suggest patients can remain infectious, even after symptomatic […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Machine learning helps doctors diagnose severity of brain tumors, on the site Neuroscience News 22 hours, 41 minutes ago
Summary: A new machine learning algorithm can predict which tumors were lower-grade gliomas or glioblastoma brain cancer with a high degree of accuracy.
An estimated 18,000 people in the United […]
Summary: MIT researchers have identified a protein fragment that may inhibit COVID-19’s ability to enter human lung cells. The new peptide can bind to the viral protein and potentially disarm it.
Summary: COVID-19 can have fatal consequences for those with cardiovascular conditions and can also cause cardiac injury in patients without underlying heart conditions.
Source: UT Houston
COVID-19 can have […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Gene mutation enhances cognitive flexibility in mice, on the site Neuroscience News 23 hours, 42 minutes ago
Summary: A mutation in the KCND2 gene appears to improve cognitive flexibility in mice.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered in mice what they believe is the first […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Gene that first slows, then accelerates, progression of ALS in mice identified, on the site Neuroscience News 23 hours, 58 minutes ago
Summary: The TBK1 gene regulates the disease progression of ALS in mouse models of the neurodegenerative disease. Loss of the TBK1 gene in motor neurons increases SOD1 aggregation and accelerates the onset of the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Citizen Scientists Are Helping Design New Drugs to Combat COVID-19 Thanks to Foldit Game, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day ago
Summary: Feeling at a loose end due to social distancing? You can help researchers design drugs that could help stop coronavirus from infecting human cells. Using a free computer game called Foldit, citizen […]
Summary: The lateral hypothalamus is an integral component of social brain networks. It shapes socially motivated behaviors via functional coordination with neocortical regions.
Source: National Institutes of […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, COVID-19 pandemic could have caused 40 million deaths if left unchecked, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 1 hour ago
Summary: A new model finds that, if left unchecked, the COVID-19 virus could have infected 7 billion people and caused around 40 million deaths this year.
Source: Imperial College London
The outbreak of […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Watch and learn: How the brain gains knowledge through observation, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 1 hour ago
Summary: The brain chooses between two neural systems responsible for emulation learning and imitation learning. Study reveals how the brain chooses which strategy to employ when faced with an observational […]
Summary: A worldwide scientific collaboration has produced the first genetic map of the cerebral cortex. The map identifies more than 300 genetic variants that influence cortical structure and play roles in […]
Summary: The hand knob area of the premotor cortex operates across a wide range of motor functions and body areas.
Source: Cell Press
Mapping different parts of the brain and determining how they correspond […]
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