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A team of neuroscientists led by a Wayne State University School of Medicine professor has discovered stark developmental differences in brain network function in children of parents with schizophrenia when compared to those ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Recent studies by a UT Dallas researcher aim at finding better ways to diagnose young children with language impairments.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The use of weak electrical currents to stimulate the brain is a safe treatment for depression and might even improve attention and reduce pain elsewhere in the body, an Australian study has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Building on more than 30 years of cutting-edge brain research, a new book by UW-Madison psychology and psychiatry professor Richard J. Davidson offers an inside look into how emotions are coded in our brains and our power ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
LMU researchers developed a new strategy for the treatment of stroke, which could help to improve blood flow to ischemic brain. Strokes are due to a localized reduction in the blood supply to the brain, mainly due to the ...
Cardiology Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A French team coordinated by Mathias Pessiglione, Inserm researcher have identified the part of the brain driving motivation during actions that combine physical and mental effort: the ventral striatum. The results of their ...
Neuroscience Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Further work carried out on mice suggests that this gene plays a part in motor network cross-over. Cross-over is a key factor in the transmission of brain signals, because it allows the right side of the brain to control ...
Genetics Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
New study suggests that baby rats deprived of oxygen, but kept warm, had bigger swings in glucose and insulin, metabolic and physiologic effects that could increase the chances of brain damage. Findings could have implications ...
Medical research Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Zucker Hillside Hospital's Recognition and Prevention (RAP) Program who have worked with teenagers at risk for serious mental illness for the past decade are now studying the effectiveness of Omega 3 fatty ...
Health Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Want to know why sports fans get so worked up when they think the referee has wrongly called their team's pass forward, their player offside, or their serve as a fault?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 2 |
A significant obstacle to progress in understanding psychiatric disorders is the difficulty in obtaining living brain tissue for study so that disease processes can be studied directly. Recent advances in basic cellular neuroscience ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Glioblastoma, a lethal brain cancer, is one of the most resistant to available therapies and patients typically live approximately 15 months.
Cancer Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
While it may appear that infants are helpless creatures that only blink, eat, cry and sleep, one University of Missouri researcher says that studies indicate infant brains come equipped with knowledge of "intuitive physics."
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (5) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Vanderbilt radiologists are rolling out powerful new imaging techniques that provide clearer pictures of the delicate ebb and flow of blood through brain tissue in patients at risk for stroke.
Cardiology Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of researchers at the MedUni Vienna's Department of Neurophysiology (Centre for Brain Research) has discovered a previously unknown effect of opioids: the study, which has now been published in Science and was led by ...
Neuroscience Jan 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0