(Medical Xpress)—A new drug to prevent the early stages of Alzheimer's disease could enter clinical trials in a few years' time according to scientists.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 01, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 2
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Florida have performed deep brain stimulation on a patient with Alzheimer's disease as part of a clinical trial studying whether the treatment can slow progression of the ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The neural response in the visual cortex while processing emotional information can predict which patients with major depressive disorder will respond to scopolamine, according to a study published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Two treatments most likely to lead to recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have been identified by UK researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | 1.3 / 5 (12) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—It takes a lot to make a memory. New proteins have to be synthesized, neuron structures altered. While some of these memory-building mechanisms are known, many are not. Some recent studies have indicated ...
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Scientists have found an early step in how the brain's inhibitory cells get excited.
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Excessive alcohol use accounts for 4% of the global burden of disease, and binge drinking particularly is becoming an increasing health issue. A new review article published Cortex highlights the significant changes in bra ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Older adults can improve their decision making and working memory simply by putting on a happy face, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
While the wooly musk ox may like it cold, fruit flies definitely do not. They like it hot, or at least warm. In fact, their preferred optimum temperature is very similar to that of humans—76 degrees F.
Neuroscience Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Working with patients with electrodes implanted in their brains, researchers at the University of California, Davis, and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have shown for ...
Neuroscience Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 7 |
Cardiac disease is associated with increased risk of mild cognitive impairment such as problems with language, thinking and judgment—particularly among women with heart disease, a Mayo Clinic study shows. Known as nonamnestic ...
Neuroscience Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A rustle of undergrowth in the outback: it's a sound that might make an animal or person stop sharply and be still, in the anticipation of a predator. That "freezing" is part of the fear response, a reaction to a stimulus ...
Neuroscience Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
The connection between poor sleep, memory loss and brain deterioration as we grow older has been elusive. But for the first time, scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have found a link between these hallmark ...
Neuroscience Jan 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (8) | 4 |
PepsiCo subsidiary Gatorade said Friday it was removing an ingredient from its popular citrus-flavored sports drink that has a second life as a fire retardant.
Health Jan 26, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 4
(Medical Xpress)—Keeping active can slow down the progression of memory loss in people with Alzheimer's disease, a study has shown. A team of researchers from The University of Nottingham has identified ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |