A new study reports epidural stimulation could help people with spinal cord injuries to regain motor function.
Zolgensma, an FDA approved gene therapy, supplements the production of the SMN protein to improve motor neuron function in children with spinal muscular atrophy after just one dose.
Researchers find the amino acid, BMAA, can be inserted into neuroproteins. This causes them to misfold and aggregate. BMAA has been detected in the brains of those with ALS.
Researchers electronically linked the brains of pairs of rats for the first time, enabling them to communicate directly to solve simple behavioral puzzles. A further test of this work successfully linked the brains of two animals thousands of miles apart - one in Durham, N.C., and one in Natal, Brazil.
A groundbreaking study from Karolinska Institute researchers reports astrocytes play a key tole in the respiratory center of the brain stem and assist with the regulation of breathing. The findings are significant as they could provide clues to the causes of respiratory diseases.
Findings provide a new insight into how the brain regulates food and water intake.