(HealthDay) -- Uncontrollable temporal lobe epilepsy affected almost every major aspect of John Keener's life.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
University of Alberta researchers have established that the ability of the brain to rehearse or repeat electrical impulses may be absolutely critical in order to make a newly acquired memory more permanent.
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Scientists and doctors from the University of Sheffield are developing two novel devices that could lead to the improved prediction of premature births.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
More people will survive sudden cardiac arrest when 9-1-1 dispatchers help bystanders assess victims and begin CPR immediately, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published in Circulation: Jo ...
Cardiology Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There's a 3-D world in our brains. It's a landscape that mimics the outside world, where the objects we see exist as collections of neural circuits and electrical impulses.
Neuroscience Jan 06, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In many cases, a delay occurs between the time you are presented information and the time you respond with an action or decision. Most of us call it a thought, while some scientists call it working memory.
Neuroscience Dec 21, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 1 |
Functional electrical stimulation (FES) was developed to help return lost function to patients with upper and lower extremity injuries and spinal cord injuries, among other applications. However, the devices, which work by ...
Medical research Nov 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A paralyzed patient may someday be able to "think" a foot into flexing or a leg into moving, using technology that harnesses the power of electricity in the brain, and scientists at University of Michigan ...
Neuroscience Nov 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study has found that protein and not sugar activates the cells responsible for keeping us awake and burning calories. The research, published in the 17 November issue of the scientific ...
Neuroscience Nov 16, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 2 |
University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers have uncovered a previously unknown molecular pathway that is critical to understanding cardiac arrhythmia and other heart muscle problems. Understanding the basic science ...
Medical research Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a devastating and incurable disease that causes abnormal poverty of movement, involuntary tremor, and lack of coordination. A technique called deep brain stimulation (DBS) is sometimes used to ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Oct 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Universities of Leeds, Edinburgh and Dundee have shed new light on the way that the brain protects itself from harm when 'running on empty.'
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2011 | 4 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common heart rhythm disturbance in the United States and affects 2 to 4 million Americans. It is usually a disease of aging, however it can affect people of all ages -- 1 percent of people ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Many patients are responding to a new, minimally invasive way of treating irregular heartbeats by freezing out the bad cells. Atrial fibrillation (A-Fib) is one such heart rhythm disorder, and it's the most common arrhythmia ...
Cardiology Sep 12, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Glioma, one of the most deadly and common types of brain tumor, is often associated with seizures, but the origins of these seizures and effective treatments for them have been elusive. Now a team funded by the National Institutes ...
Medical research Sep 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |