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Neuroscience News wrote a new post, 65+ and Lonely? Don’t Talk to Your Doctor About Another Prescription, on the site Neuroscience News 3 hours, 34 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers say older adults who feel lonely are twice as likely to use opioids to control pain, and 2.5 times more likely to be prescribed anti-anxiety medications and sedatives than those who have a […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Machine Learning Used to Successfully Measure Attachment in Children, on the site Neuroscience News 3 hours, 48 minutes ago
Summary: Artificial intelligence technology was able to accurately predict attachment in young children.
Source: University of Glasgow
For the first time, researchers have used machine learning to […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Biomarker Could Help Diagnosis Schizophrenia at an Early Age, on the site Neuroscience News 4 hours, 29 minutes ago
Summary: Study reveals an abundance of the CRMP2 protein in people with schizophrenia. The findings could lead to a blood-based biomarker test for the mental health disorder.
Scientists at […]
Summary: Higher body fat leads to increased atrophy of the brain’s gray matter and a greater risk of cognitive decline, researchers report.
Source: University of South Australia
It’s the global epidemic t […]
Summary: Study reveals how depression can impact workers, especially when it comes to disclosing information about their disorder.
Source: West Virginia University
Employees who experience depression are […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Early Signs of Frontotemporal Dementia Found in Personalized Cerebral Organoids, on the site Neuroscience News 5 hours, 23 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers recreated the damage seen in frontotemporal dementia in brain organoid models. The study reveals an experimental drug designed to treat Crohn’s disease may help prevent neuron death […]
Summary: Study identifies a rare class of genetic differences transmitted from non-autistic parents to their children on the autism spectrum.
Source: Simons Foundation
Researchers have identified a rare […]
Summary: Children who swim or participate in other motor movement-focused exercises were 13% more accurate in vocabulary tests than children who did not engage in exercise. Researchers say movement-focused […]
Summary: Aerobic exercise was associated with positive white matter changes in the brain for older adults.
Source: Colorado State University
Neuroscientists have long known that aerobic exercises, like […]
Summary: Alterations in long-term social behavior and gene expression were observed in the offspring of mice exposed to pain-killing opioids during pregnancy.
Mice exposed to the opioid […]
Summary: While the visual cortex stores individual images in the brain, the hippocampus plays a significant role in the ability to recognize a sequence of images.
Source: Picower Institute
A new MIT study […]
Summary: Previous studies have linked air pollution to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and a number of other disorders. Researchers report reducing air pollution significantly decreases dementia risk and […]
Summary: From treating depression and other mental health disorders, to helping relieve chronic pain, researchers discuss the advantages and implications of psychedelic treatments.
Source: Imperial College […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Long-Term Prognosis for Some Patients With Severe Brain Injury Better Than Expected, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 4 hours ago
Summary: 1 in 4 patients in vegetative states following server head trauma regained orientation, meaning they were able to recall who they were, their location, and the date, 12 months after their […]
Summary: Physarum polycephalum, a brainless slime mold, uses its body to sense chemical cues in its environment and performs complex calculations, similar to what humans consider to be thinking, to decide on the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Professional Rugby May Be Associated With Changes in Brain Structure, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 4 hours ago
Summary: Neuroimaging study revealed a significant number of professional rugby players had white matter abnormalities and abnormal changes to white matter volume over time.
Source: Imperial College […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, What Types of Memories Are Forgotten in Alzheimer’s Disease?, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 4 hours ago
Summary: Reduction of semantic memory could be an indicator of Alzheimer’s disease 12 years before onset. Researchers examine different types of memory loss associated with dementia.
Source: The […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Dietary Treatment for Epilepsy Well Tolerated and Reduced Seizures, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 5 hours ago
Summary: K.Vita, a new oral dietary substance based on the ketogenic diet, reduced seizures by up to 50% in children and adults with drug-resistant epilepsy.
The first clinical trial of a new […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Screentime Can Make You Feel Sick – Here Are Ways to Manage Cybersickness, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 6 hours ago
Summary: Many people report feeling nausea and dizziness, similar to motion sickness, when looking at their cellphones or computers for too long. Researchers investigate why some experience cybersickness and […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Brain-Repair Discovery Could Lead to New Epilepsy Treatments, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 4 hours ago
Summary: Microglia do not only remove damaged materials following a seizure, they also appear to heal damaged neurons.
Source: University of Virginia
University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers […]
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