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(Medical Xpress)—Neuroscience researchers at Trinity College Dublin have opened a new avenue for research on how the brain enables us to make decisions about our environment. By observing the gradual formation ...
Neuroscience Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |
The world's first implantable robotic arm controlled by thoughts is being developed by Chalmers researcher Max Ortiz Catalan. The first operations on patients will take place this winter.
Medical research Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
For the very first time researchers have streamed braille patterns directly into a blind patient's retina, allowing him to read four-letter words accurately and quickly with an ocular neuroprosthetic device. ...
Neuroscience Nov 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—A thin, flexible electrode developed at the University of Michigan is 10 times smaller than the nearest competition and could make long-term measurements of neural activity practical at ...
Neuroscience Nov 11, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
With the help of data collected from intracranial electrodes implanted on epilepsy patients, researchers in Drexel's School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems are getting a rare look inside the brain in ...
Neuroscience Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
After a short period of growth, cultured networks of neurons regularly exhibit major activity in the absence of external stimulation. These "bursts" are entirely related to growth. At this stage, they have ...
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 6 |
(HealthDay)—Women are more likely than men to experience complications and to die within six months of getting an implantable cardioverter defibrillator, according to new research that looked at nearly ...
Cardiology Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australian doctors Thursday hailed what they described as a world-first surgical treatment for a boy suffering from a rare disease that sends his blood pressure soaring and triggered a stroke.
Surgery Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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
(Medical Xpress)—Nodding off at the wheel could be easier than you think. All participants in a QUT study showed extreme levels of sleepiness 40 minutes into a simulated driving test after waking early that day.
Health Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new ground-breaking technology was recently used at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) where two cardiologists, Dr. David Birnie and Dr. Pablo Nery, implanted a new innovative leadless defibrillator, the subcutaneous ...
Cardiology Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
What does anger sound like? What music does sorrow imply? Human emotion is being given a new soundtrack thanks to an exciting new collaboration between art and neuroscience.
Other Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) have accurately mapped the patterns of abnormal gastric electrical activity that occurs during gastroparesis, a debilitating stomach condition.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
How does electrical stimulation affect the brain? A project by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki, launched in early 2012, studies the impact mechanism of deep brain stimulation and develops ...
Neuroscience Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists working with deaf gerbils said on Wednesday they had found a way of coaxing early stem cells into specialised ear cells that helped the rodents hear sound once more.
Medical research Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0