(HealthDay)—Deep brain stimulation has helped people with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, and new research begins to explain why.
Neuroscience Feb 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (8) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study by scientists in the US has found that the opiate morphine and the stimulant cocaine act on the reward centers in the brain in different ways, contradicting previous theories ...
Medical research Oct 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Deep brain stimulation (DBS) in a precise region of the brain appears to reduce caloric intake and prompt weight loss in obese animal models, according to a new study led by researchers at the University ...
Neuroscience Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study reveals what happens in our brain when we decide to purchase a piece of music when we hear it for the first time. The study, conducted at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The ...
Neuroscience Apr 11, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (8) | 1 |
Washington State University researchers have found a cellular mechanism that contributes to the lack of motivation and negative emotions of a cocaine addict going through withdrawal. Their discovery, published in the latest ...
Medical research Sep 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
A drug widely used to treat Parkinson's Disease can help to reverse age-related impairments in decision making in some older people, a study from researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging has shown.
Neuroscience Mar 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists have discovered a molecular process in the brain triggered by cocaine use that could provide a target for treatments to prevent or reverse addiction to the drug.
Neuroscience Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers working out of the University of Washington have found that a certain peptide normally involved in helping the brain experience pleasure is caused to switch when subjected to ...
Neuroscience Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Traditional methods of fMRI analysis systematically skew which regions of the brain appear to be activating, potentially invalidating hundreds of papers that use the technique.
Neuroscience Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Decreasing the level of a key brain protein led to significantly less drinking and alcohol-seeking behavior in rats and mice that had been trained to drink, according to a study by researchers ...
Neuroscience Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health gives insight into changes in the reward circuitry of the brain that may provide resistance against cocaine addiction. Scientists ...
Neuroscience Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Drinking alcohol leads to the release of endorphins in areas of the brain that produce feelings of pleasure and reward, according to a study led by researchers at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center ...
Neuroscience Jan 11, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Hunger, thirst, stress and drugs can create a change in the brain that transforms a repulsive feeling into a strong positive "wanting," a new University of Michigan study indicates.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Snack consumption and BMI are linked to both brain activity and self-control, new research has found.
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Deep brain stimulation reduces binge eating in mice, suggesting that this surgery, which is approved for treatment of certain neurologic and psychiatric disorders, may also be an effective therapy for obesity. Presentation ...
Surgery Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |