News tagged with brain tissue
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University of Florida researchers have identified a gene responsible for brain-related symptoms of the most common form of adult-onset muscular dystrophy.
Neuroscience Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Working with mice, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have figured out how stem cells found in a part of the brain responsible for learning, memory and mood regulation decide to remain dormant or create new ...
Medical research Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have discovered a new avenue for the treatment of vision loss, one of the complications of Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Brain-computer interfaces are at the cutting edge for treatment of neurological and psychological disorder, including Parkinson's, epilepsy, and depression. Among the most promising advance is deep brain stimulation ...
Neuroscience Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at Aalto University in Finland have developed the world's first device designed for mapping the human brain that combines whole-head magnetoencephalography (MEG) and magnetic resonance imaging ...
Medical research Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new probe developed collaboratively at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Dartmouth College's Thayer School of Engineering uses an innovative fluorescence-reading technology to help brain surgeons distinguish cancerous tissue ...
Cancer Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the Center for Laser Applications at the University of Tennessee Space Institute in Tullahoma have developed a technology that goes on a "seek and destroy" mission for cancerous tumors. They have harnessed ...
Cancer Jul 23, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Korean scientists have used tiny stars, squares and triangles as a toolkit to create live neural circuits in a dish.
Neuroscience Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A team led by a physician-scientist at the University of Southern California (USC) has created an experimental drug that reduces brain damage and improves motor skills among stroke-afflicted rodents when given with federally ...
Cardiology Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Five cases of West Nile virus have been reported since early July in a seaside suburb of Athens, the Greek centre for disease control and prevention (Keelpno) said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Neurosurgeons and researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute are adapting an ultraviolet camera to possibly bring planet-exploring technology into the operating room.
Surgery Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Communication between the brain and muscle must be strong for us to eat, breathe or walk. Now scientists have found that a protein known to be on the surface of muscle cells must be present in both tissues ...
Neuroscience Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The West Nile Virus has been detected in New York City, officials said Tuesday as they urged residents to take precautions against the mosquito-borne disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Alzheimer's disease is one of the most dreaded and debilitating illnesses one can develop. Currently, the disease afflicts 6.5 million Americans and the Alzheimer's Association projects it to increase to between ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 09, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 1 |
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