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Johns Hopkins researchers believe they may have discovered an explanation for the sleepless nights associated with restless legs syndrome (RLS), a symptom that persists even when the disruptive, overwhelming nocturnal urge ...
Neuroscience May 07, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (5) | 1 |
As a bird sings, some neurons in its brain prepare to make the next sounds while others are synchronized with the current notes—a coordination of physical actions and brain activity that is needed to produce ...
Neuroscience Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 2 |
(HealthDay) -- Researchers report that they have created a device able to short-circuit epileptic seizures in rats.
Neuroscience Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Unlike their visual cousins, the neurons that control movement are not a predictable bunch. Scientists working to decode how such neurons convey information to muscles have been stymied when trying to establish ...
Neuroscience Jun 03, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (9) | 0 |
Whether you are an athlete, a musician or a stroke patient learning to walk again, practice can make perfect, but more practice may make you more efficient, according to a surprising new University of Colorado Boulder study.
Neuroscience Feb 09, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (15) | 8 |
The heart responds to the increased stress caused by chronically raised blood pressure, for example, by thickening its wall muscle. In the late stage of this condition, a risk of heart failure arises. Scientists from the ...
Cardiology Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Study reveals how people with a severe unexplained psychological illness have abnormal activity in the brain
Psychogenic diseases, formerly known as 'hysterical' illnesses, can have many severe symptoms such as painful cramps or paralysis but without any physical explanation. However, new research from the University of Cambridge ...
Neuroscience Feb 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A discovery using stem cells from a patient with motor neurone disease could help research into treatments for the condition. The study used a patient's skin cells to create motor neurons - nerve cells that control muscle ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
By using noninvasive stimulation, researchers were able to temporarily improve the ability of people with spinal cord injuries to use their hands. The findings, reported on November 29th in Current Biology, a Cell ...
Neuroscience Nov 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Changing hormones and nerve activity during menstrual cycle predispose women to knee injuries, researchers find
(Medical Xpress)—Hormone changes during a woman's menstrual cycle and the resulting fluctuations in nerve activity may be a major reason female athletes have more knee injuries than their male counterparts, according to ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cannabis seems to ease the painful muscle stiffness typical of multiple sclerosis, indicate phase III trial results, published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Neuroscience Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Free bus passes for over-60s may be encouraging older people to be more physically active, say the authors of a study published today in the American Journal of Public Health.
Health Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered a new drug that may be useful in treating a heart rhythm condition called long QT syndrome. The study was published online on June 28 in the Early ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Dietary restriction can slow age-related diseases and extend the lifespan of all species tested to date. Understanding this phenomenon might help people live longer, preferably without having to drastically limit calories. ...
Medical research Jul 03, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 1 |
An innovative strategy for regenerating skeletal muscle tissue using cells derived from the amniotic fluid is outlined in new research published by scientists at the UCL Institute of Child Health.
Medical research Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |