Mouse study identifies specific neurons and a signaling pathway to regions of the hindbrain that mediate sexual reproductive activity and physical activity that appear to influence activity behaviors during ovulation. The findings may provide valuable insights into how estrogen loss during menopause disrupts this activity.
A modified deep brain stimulation devise that delivers on-demand stimulation when it recognizes changes in brain patterns provides immediate and long-term relief for depression sufferers.
A new study may answer why it is so difficult for us to learn a second language as we enter adulthood.
A new system translates EEG data into a 3D movie which shows activity in all recorded regions of the brain. The heat map shows where seizures start and spread throughout the patient's brain, in addition to evaluating the speed of activity during a seizure.
A new dual-drug therapy for alcohol use disorder appears to be effective and has fewer side effects or complications compared to other medications used to treat AUD.
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 more socially active lifestyle.
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 injury.
Contrary to popular belief, moderate coffee consumption does not increase the risk of cardiac arrhythmias or other heart health problems. Researchers found daily coffee consumption was associated with a 3% lower risk of certain cardiac conditions. Findings add to the growing body of evidence that coffee consumption can help reduce the risk of several health problems including Parkinson's disease and some cancers.
A newly developed speech neuroprosthesis has restored a voice to a severely paralyzed man. The technology translates signals from the brain to the vocal tracts, generating words on a screen.
A new micro-grid recording device allowed researchers to measure hippocampal activity in epileptic patients. They found brain waves travel back and forth across the brain structure, integrating messages from different areas of the brain.