Researchers have identified an enzyme associated with aggressive gliomas.
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Sensory processing difficulties associated with ASD, ADHD, and PTSD often result in 'meltdown' behaviors. While researchers are making headway into discovering the mechanisms behind sensory dysfunction, many in society do not understand the implications of the disorder. Researchers tackle how to prevent meltdowns associated with sensory processing disorders, and consider how social inclusion can help break the stigma.
Researchers report adult neurogenesis not only helps increase the number of cells in a neural network, it also promotes plasticity in the existing network. Additionally, they have identified the role the Bax gene plays in synaptic pruning.
According to researchers, the size, shape and number of dendritic spines in the brain may determine whether a person develops Alzheimer's disease.
A new study reveals CBD oil significantly improves seizure frequency and other symptoms in people with treatment resistant epilepsy.
A new clinical trial is enrolling patients with severe COVID-19 symptoms to assess the effect of nitric oxide in treating the virus. Previous research found nitric oxide has antiviral properties against coronaviruses. The effect was tested and demonstrated during the SARS outbreak in the early 2000s.
As EEG headsets are growing in popularity with general consumers, researchers are advising better security and safety measures is needed after their study revealed how easy it could be for experienced hackers to break into the system software and monitory brain waves to extract personal information.
Researchers successfully transplanted genetically modified, clinical-grade pig kidneys into a brain-dead human, replacing their native kidneys. The results demonstrate how xenotransplantation could help address organ shortages.