News tagged with brain cells
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For the first time, scientists have discovered that five major psychiatric disorders—autism, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder and schizophrenia—share several common ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People are living longer than ever before, thanks to medical and technological advances. Unfortunately, aging can be associated with a decrease in brain function. This is because, unlike ...
Neuroscience Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In a surprise breakthrough, researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute and their colleagues have found that microglia remove healthy neural progenitor cells (NPCs) through phagocytosis to control neuron ...
Neuroscience Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in Scotland and Germany have discovered a molecular mechanism that shows promise for developing a cure for Huntington's Disease (HD).
Neuroscience Feb 27, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Glioblastoma, the most common and lethal form of brain tumor in adults, is challenging to treat because the tumors rapidly become resistant to therapy. As cancer researchers are learning more about the causes of tumor cell ...
Cancer Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
Bone marrow cells that produce brain-derived eurotrophic factor (BDNF), known to affect regulation of food intake, travel to part of the hypothalamus in the brain where they "fine-tune" appetite, said researchers from Baylor ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A three molecule complex may be a target for treating Huntington's disease, a genetic disorder affecting the brain. This finding by an international research team including scientists from the German Center for Neurodegenerative ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study that found the common plastic ingredient bisphenol A (BPA) may harm a baby's brain development in-utero has been described as 'misleading' and 'not relevant' by Australian experts. ...
Health Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Ohio State University cancer researchers have identified molecules in the bloodstream that might accurately gauge the likelihood of radiation illness after exposure to ionizing radiation.
Cancer Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In a recently published study in the journal Biological Trace Element Research, Arizona State University researchers report that children with autism had higher levels of several toxic metals in their blood and urine compar ...
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 25, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—University of Kansas researchers have found that the infants of mothers who were given 600 milligrams of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA during pregnancy weighed more at birth and were less likely to be very ...
Health Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay News) - A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel has unanimously backed a device that lowers the rate of seizures among people with epilepsy.
Neuroscience Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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 |
Small groups of brain cells store concepts for memory formation– from Luke Skywalker to your grandmother
Concepts in our minds – from Luke Skywalker to our grandmother - are represented by their own distinct group of neurons, according to new research involving a University of Leicester neuroscientist.
Neuroscience Feb 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay News) - A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel will weigh on Friday the merits of a new therapy for some people with epilepsy who have seizures that don't respond to medication.
Neuroscience Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1