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(Medical Xpress)—A new study by Columbia Engineering researchers finds that the infant brain does not control its blood flow in the same way as the adult brain. The paper, which the scientists say could ...
Neuroscience Feb 18, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Aphasia, an impairment in speaking and understanding language after a stroke, is frustrating both for victims and their loved ones. In two talks Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at the conference of the American ...
Neuroscience Feb 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
William Leonard has conducted extensive research on the diets and ways of prehistoric populations. A paper on his research will be presented Friday, Feb. 15, at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement ...
Health Feb 15, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
New research sheds light on how the brain encodes objects with multiple features, a fundamental task for the perceptual system. The study, published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Scienc ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Our love of music and appreciation of musical harmony is learnt and not based on natural ability – a new study by University of Melbourne researchers has found.
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—The reason why some people are worse at learning than others has been revealed by a research team from Berlin, Bochum, and Leipzig, operating within the framework of the Germany-wide network ...
Neuroscience Feb 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Symptoms of depression and anxiety can be induced in mice by increasing levels of acetylcholine, suggesting that depression may have different biochemical roots than previously believed, Yale School of Medicine ...
Medical research Feb 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Genes linked to autism and schizophrenia are only switched on during the early stages of brain development, according to a study in mice led by researchers at the University of Oxford.
Genetics Feb 11, 2013 | 3.4 / 5 (30) | 0 |
A new type of prophylactic treatment for brain injury following prolonged epileptic seizures has been developed by Emory University School of Medicine investigators.
Neuroscience Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Research that aims to rid dementia sufferers' brains of toxins could lead to a new treatment that reverses the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in the future.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Treating major depression safely and affordably is a challenge. Now, Brazilian researchers have found that two techniques often used individually produce better results when used together.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
UT Dallas researchers are recruiting patients for a new study aimed at determining a connection between hearing deficits and the likelihood of falls.
Health Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—An international study involving researchers from the University of Adelaide has made a major contribution to the ongoing scientific debate about how processes in the human brain support ...
Neuroscience Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Nitric oxide, a gaseous molecule produced in the brain, can damage neurons. When the brain produces too much nitric oxide, it contributes to the severity and progression of stroke and neurodegenerative diseases ...
Medical research Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A team of researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College has discovered that amyloid peptides are harmful to the blood vessels that supply the brain with blood in Alzheimer's disease—thus accelerating cognitive decline by ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 04, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |