News tagged with neurological disorder
(Medical Xpress)—What makes us happy? Family? Money? Love? How about a peptide? The neurochemical changes underlying human emotions and social behavior are largely unknown. Now though, for the first time in humans, scientists ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- When humans learn, their brains relate new information with past experiences to derive new knowledge, according to psychology research from The University of Texas at Austin.
Neuroscience Jul 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
To learn its signature melody, the male songbird uses a trial-and-error process to mimic the song of its father, singing the tune over and over again, hundreds of times a day, making subtle changes in the pitch of the notes. ...
Neuroscience May 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Two new independent research groups looking to find the genetic roots of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder have found evidence of variations in regions of the human genome that appear to be associated ...
Genetics Nov 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Each of the brain's 100 billion neurons forms thousands of connections with other neurons. These connections, known as synapses, allow cells to rapidly share information, coordinate their activities, and achieve ...
Neuroscience Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Huntington's disease, a devastating genetic disorder that causes degeneration of nerve cells in the brain, affects more than 15,000 Americans, and at least 150,000 are at risk of developing the disease. There is no known ...
Medical research Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
For several years, scientists have been pondering a question about a genetic disease called Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease type 2D: how can different types of mutations, spread out across a gene, produce ...
Medical research Jul 04, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
An international research team, co-led by scientists at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida, have discovered three potential susceptibility genes for development of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), a rare neurodegenerative ...
Genetics Jun 19, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The protein MeCP2 is porridge to the finicky neuron. Like Goldilocks, the neuron or brain cell needs the protein in just the right amount. Girls born with dysfunctional MeCP2 (methyl-CpG-binding protein 2) develop Rett syndrome, ...
Neuroscience Jun 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Investigation by researchers from the University of Exeter and ETH Zurich has shed new light on a protein which is linked to a common neurological disorder called Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
Neuroscience May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Medical researchers have manipulated human stem cells into producing types of brain cells known to play important roles in neurodevelopmental disorders such as epilepsy, schizophrenia and autism. The new model cell system ...
Medical research May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health have discovered a potential strategy for developing treatments to stem the disease process in Alzheimer's disease. It's based on unclogging removal of ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 25, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have long pondered the roots of aggression—and ways to temper it. Now, new research is beginning to illuminate the cellular-level circuitry responsible for modulating aggression ...
Neuroscience Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Up to 10 per cent of the population are affected by specific learning disabilities (SLDs), such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism, translating to 2 or 3 pupils in every classroom according to a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
List of neurological disorders
This is a list of major and frequently observed neurological disorders (e.g. Alzheimer's disease), symptoms (e.g.back pain), signs (e.g. aphasia) and syndromes (e.g. Aicardi syndrome).
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