News tagged with brain disorders
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Deleting or reducing expression of a gene that carries the code for tau, a protein associated with Alzheimer's disease, can prevent seizures in a severe type of epilepsy linked to sudden death, said researchers at Baylor ...
Neuroscience Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research from King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry and Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, has found that adolescents whose verbal performance drops off are at increased risk ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have discovered the powerful role the molecule Myosin VI plays in communication between nerve cells in the brain.
Medical research Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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
The Human Connectome Project, a five-year endeavor to link brain connectivity to human behavior, has released a set of high-quality imaging and behavioral data to the scientific community. The project has two major goals: ...
Neuroscience Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Deep Brain Stimulation shows promise for patients with chronic, treatment resistant anorexia nervosa
In a world first, a team of researchers at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre and the University Health Network have shown that Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in patients with chronic, severe and treatment-resistant Anorexia Nervosa ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) deficits have been implicated in schizophrenia and depression. In schizophrenia, deficits have been particularly well-described for a subtype of GABA neuron, the parvalbumin fast-spiking interneurons. ...
Neuroscience Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The stick can work just as well as the carrot in improving our performance, a team of academics at The University of Nottingham has found. A study led by researchers from the University's School of Psychology, published recently ...
Neuroscience Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
At least 116,000 Iraqi civilians and more than 4,800 coalition troops died in Iraq between the outbreak of war in 2003 and the US withdrawal in 2011, researchers estimated on Friday.
Health Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
When babies are deprived of oxygen before birth, brain damage and disorders such as cerebral palsy can occur. Extended cooling can prevent brain injuries, but this treatment is not always available in developing ...
Medical research Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Like it or not and despite the surrounding debate of its merits, 3-D is the technology du jour for movie-making in Hollywood. It now turns out that even our brains use 3 dimensions to communicate emotions.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Schizophrenia patients experiencing relapse are 29 times more likely than healthy individuals to have a urinary tract infection, researchers report.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Up to 10 per cent of the population are affected by specific learning disabilities (SLDs), such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism, translating to 2 or 3 pupils in every classroom according to a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In a study that included nearly 3,000 adults from Denmark, a diagnosis of meningococcal, pneumococcal, or Haemophilus influenzae meningitis in childhood was associated with lower educational achievement and economic self-s ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—Autism scientists are seeking more brain samples for research.
Autism spectrum disorders May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0