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Eating cocoa flavanols daily may improve mild cognitive impairment, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension.
Cardiology Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting that there's a link between allergies and reduced risk of a serious type of cancer that starts in the brain. This study suggests the reduced ...
Cancer Aug 03, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new study finds that mice have a distinct neural subsystem that links the nose to the brain and is associated with instinctually important smells such as those emitted by predators. That insight, published ...
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Snack consumption and BMI are linked to both brain activity and self-control, new research has found.
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- About half of a subgroup of patients with multiple sclerosis have autoantibodies to a potassium channel in the brain, according to a study published in the July 12 issue of the New England Jo ...
Immunology Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Exposure to childhood maltreatment increases the risk for most psychiatric disorders as well as many negative consequences of these conditions. This new study, by Dr. Gustavo Turecki and colleagues at McGill University, Canada, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
You're minding your own business when a food craving suddenly hits, and if you just saw an image of a cupcake, or consumed a sugary soda, that may be no accident.
Health Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Every day the human brain is presented with tasks ranging from the trivial to the complex. How much mental effort and attention are devoted to each task is usually determined in a split second and without ...
Medical research Jun 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
The hormone oxytocin - often referred to as the "trust" hormone or "love hormone" for its role in stimulating emotional responses - plays an important role in Williams syndrome (WS), according to a study published June 12, ...
Neuroscience Jun 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
An experiment that Sigmund Freud could never have imagined 100 years ago may help lend scientific support for one of his key theories, and help connect it with current neuroscience.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |
New research shows that sleep loss markedly exaggerates the degree to which we anticipate impending emotional events, particularly among highly anxious people, who are especially vulnerable.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a discovery that could help in the identification and treatment of anxiety disorders, Michigan State University scientists say the brains of anxious girls work much harder than those of boys.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 05, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Experiencing strong emotions synchronises brain activity across individuals, research team at Aalto University and Turku PET Centre in Finland has revealed.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have shown in mice how immune cells in the brain target and remove unused connections between brain cells during normal development. This research, supported by the National Institutes of Health, sheds light on ...
Neuroscience May 23, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A single brief therapy session for adults with a lifelong debilitating spider phobia resulted in lasting changes to the brain's response to fear.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 21, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |