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Long-term methadone treatment can cause changes in the brain, according to recent studies from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. The results show that treatment may affect the nerve cells in the brain. The studies ...
Medications Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Eating cocoa flavanols daily may improve mild cognitive impairment, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension.
Cardiology Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
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 |
The debate over ecstasy continues: New study finds evidence of memory impairments with 1 year of recreational use
There has been significant debate in policy circles about whether governments have over-reacted to ecstasy by issuing warnings against its use and making it illegal. In the UK, David Nutt said ecstasy was less dangerous than ...
Addiction Jul 25, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Repeated concussions, even mild ones, can result in profound problems with learning and memory, suggests a study led by William Meehan, MD, director of the Sports Concussion Clinic at Boston Childrens ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New treatments to lessen the severity of the more than 21,000 Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) cases that occur in Australia each year are on the horizon.
Neuroscience Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay News) -- Researchers say an investigational drug helped improve memory, language, attention and other mental skills in people with early Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Metabolic syndrome, a term used to describe a combination of risk factors that often lead to heart disease and type 2 diabetes, seems to be linked to lower blood flow to the brain, according to research by the University ...
Cardiology Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have found a drug that boosts memory function in those with Down syndrome, a major milestone in the treatment of this genetic disorder that could significantly ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A supplement mixture (Souvenaid) containing dietary precursors and specific nutrients can improve memory in drug-naive patients with mild Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a study published ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 1 |
An inflated sense of memory function in people with dementia may influence their likelihood of seeking help, new Flinders University research shows.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 11, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A team led by investigators at the Stanford University School of Medicine has found that the most common genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease disrupts brain function in healthy older women but has little impact on ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jun 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers studying stroke patients have found a strong association between impairments in a network of the brain involved in emotional regulation and the severity of post-stroke depression. Results of the study are published ...
Neuroscience Jun 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children normalizes disturbances in the neuronal network responsible for attention and executive function, according to a new study.
Sleep apnea May 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Iowa neuroscientist John Wemmie, M.D., Ph.D., is interested in the effect of acid in the brain. His studies suggest that increased acidity or low pH, in the brain is linked to panic disorders, ...
Neuroscience May 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |