(Medical Xpress) -- The idea of a simple, cheap and widely available device that could boost brain function sounds too good to be true.
Neuroscience Jan 26, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (36) | 43 |
Genes linked to autism and schizophrenia are only switched on during the early stages of brain development, according to a study in mice led by researchers at the University of Oxford.
Genetics Feb 11, 2013 | 3.4 / 5 (30) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Blind mice can see again, after Oxford University researchers transplanted developing cells into their eyes and found they could re-form the entire light-sensitive layer of the retina.
Ophthalmology Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (10) | 0 |
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers collected brain imaging data from people performing a motor task, and then analysed this data using new computational techniques. They found evidence that the 'flexibility' of ...
Neuroscience Apr 19, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (10) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The first patient to receive gene therapy for an incurable type of blindness was treated at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford this week as part of a trial led by Oxford University.
Ophthalmology Oct 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A rare genetic variant that appears to be directly and causally linked to multiple sclerosis (MS) has been identified by Oxford University researchers.
Neuroscience Dec 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
A new study has looked into how our psychology concerning war and conflict may have been shaped by our evolutionary past.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 7
The origin of an innate ability the brain has to protect itself from damage that occurs in stroke has been explained for the first time.
Medical research Feb 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—A drug for bipolar disorder that works like lithium, the most common and effective treatment for the condition, but without lithium's toxicity and problem side-effects has been identified ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 09, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Pop psychology assertions about left-brain/right-brain differences are pretty much tosh. Our personalities are not dominated by a battle between the creative skills residing in one half ...
Neuroscience Dec 21, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 6 |
(PhysOrg.com) -- New genetic evidence reveals that most British men are not descended from farmers who migrated into Europe from the east 5,00010,000 years ago contrary to previous research.
Genetics Aug 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new vaccine against the chronic liver disease hepatitis C has shown promising results in a first clinical trial in humans, Oxford University researchers report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Taking a heart disease medication can affect a person's subconscious attitudes towards race, a team of ethicists, psychiatrists and psychologists at Oxford University has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
(Medical Xpress)—Two treatments most likely to lead to recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have been identified by UK researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | 1.3 / 5 (12) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The structure and function of a molecular motor critical to the functioning of human organs and, when malfunctioning, implicated in cancer, kidney failure, and osteoporosis, ...
Medical research Oct 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |