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(Medical Xpress)—White blood cells have long reigned as the heroes of the immune system. When an infection strikes, the cells, produced in bone marrow, race through the blood to fight off the pathogen. ...
Medical research Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Doctors in Canada claim they have opened a communication channel, using fMRI, with a man assumed to be in a vegetative state for over twelve years. By asking the patient to envision two ...
Neuroscience Nov 14, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (17) | 7 |
New research at the University of Adelaide has demonstrated that teenagers born prematurely may suffer brain development problems that directly affect their memory and learning abilities.
Neuroscience Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—An international team of scientists has discovered the mechanism by which zebrafish can re-grow brain neurons after they have suffered traumatic brain injury, and that this mechanism is ...
Medical research Nov 09, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 3 |
Early intervention improves social skills and brain activity in preschoolers with autism, study finds
The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as young as 12 months, has been found to be ...
Autism spectrum disorders Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Life is about failure as much as it is about success. From the mistakes we make at work or school to our blunders in romantic relationships, we are constantly reminded of how we could be better. By focusing on the important ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Barclay Morrison, an associate professor of biomedical engineering, compares the brain's physical response to traumatic brain injury to, of all things, a gelatin dessert.
Medical research Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A brain pathway that is stimulated by traumatic or fearful experiences can be disrupted by two compounds that show promise for preventing post-traumatic stress disorder, Indiana University researchers reported.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Interaction between auditory cortex and amygdala responsible for our response to unpleasant sounds, research finds
(Medical Xpress)—Heightened activity between the emotional and auditory parts of the brain explains why the sound of chalk on a blackboard or a knife on a bottle is so unpleasant.
Neuroscience Oct 10, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Brain metastases are common secondary complications of other types of cancer, particularly lung, breast and skin cancer. The body's own immune response in the brain is rendered powerless in the fight against ...
Cancer Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have succeeded in coming closer to determining the risk of relapse in detoxified alcohol-dependent patients. Using an imaging process (magnetic resonance tomography) ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Autism is a disorder well known for its complex changes in behavior—including repeating actions over and over and having difficulty with social interactions and language. Current approaches to understanding ...
Neuroscience Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |
Have you ever wondered why some people find it so much easier to stop smoking than others? New research shows that vulnerability to smoking addiction is shaped by our genes.
Genetics Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research examining auditory mechanisms of language learning in babies has revealed that infants as young as three months of age are able to automatically detect and learn complex dependencies between ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 10, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 1
How would you respond if someone told you that you have a very dedicated son and that he got the scholarship he most wished? Or that the company you worked for made great profits and you will receive a good salary raise?
Neuroscience Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0