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An Indiana University study that examined the effect of age and physical activity on lower leg muscle reflexes and coordination concluded that participation in physical activity was beneficial for lower leg muscle coordination ...
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team led by MIT neuroscientists has developed a way to monitor how brain cells coordinate with each other to control specific behaviors, such as initiating movement or detecting an odor.
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A study conducted to learn more about mimicry of facial features has found that people tend to mimic smiles directed at them by other people based on their own feelings of status and power. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 17, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 2 |
Electrical stimulation using extradural electrodes—placed underneath the skull but not implanted in the brain—is a safe approach with meaningful benefits for patients with Parkinson's disease, reports the October issue ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have proved a 60-year-old theory about how nerve signals are sent around the body at varying speeds as electrical impulses.
Medical research Oct 11, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Alpha waves were long ignored, but gained interest of brain researchers recently. Electrical activity of groups of brain cells results in brain waves with different amplitudes. The so called alpha wave, a slow brain wave ...
Neuroscience Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A new study provides evidence that gamblers interpret near-misses as frustrating losses rather than near-wins. This frustration stimulates the reward systems in the brain to promote continued gambling, according to Mike Dixon ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study from Karolinska Institutet demonstrates that a change in the ECG wave called the QRS prolongation is associated with a higher rate of heart-failure mortality. According to the team that carried ...
Cardiology Oct 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have discovered a way to generate new human neurons from another type of adult cell found in our brains. The discovery, reported in the October 5th issue of Cell Stem Cell, a Cell Press publication, is one st ...
Neuroscience Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at Queen's University Belfast have developed a new technique which has the potential to kill off hospital superbugs like Pseudomonas aeruginosa, C. difficile and MRSA.
Medical research Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The sensory cells of the inner ear have tiny hairs called stereocilia that play a critical part in hearing. It has long been known that these stereocilia move sideways back and forth in a wave-like motion when stimulated ...
Medical research Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Low blood levels of vitamin D are associated with an increased number of brain lesions and signs of a more active disease state in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study finds, suggesting a potential link between ...
Neuroscience Oct 02, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Using a high-tech imaging process to measure the thickness of the eye's retina may one day predict the progression of multiple sclerosis, a new study suggests.
Neuroscience Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have found a new genetic mutation responsible for deafness and hearing loss associated with Usher syndrome type 1.
Genetics Sep 30, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a first-of-a-kind heart-zapping implant from Boston Scientific that that does not directly touch the heart.
Cardiology Sep 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0