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(Medical Xpress)—A University of Western Sydney researcher has developed a new computational model, which will improve our understanding of how Parkinson's disease (PD) medications affect the brain and cognition.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the University of Utah have gained new insight into the regulation of adult nerve cell generation in the hypothalamus, the part of the brain that regulates many aspects of behavior, mood, and metabolism. ...
Medical research Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new University of Wisconsin-Madison imaging study shows the brains of people with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) have weaker connections between a brain structure that controls emotional response ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
You already know it's hard to balance your checkbook while simultaneously reflecting on your past. Now, investigators at the Stanford University School of Medicine—having done the equivalent of wire-tapping ...
Neuroscience Sep 03, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—The rhythm of life is driven by the cycles of day and night, and most organisms carry in their cells a common, (roughly) 24-hour beat. In animals, this rhythm emerges from a tiny brain ...
Neuroscience Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Managers and non-managers show distinctly different brain activation patterns when making decisions, according to research published Aug. 22 in the open access journal PLOS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
High baseline levels of neuronal activity in the best connected parts of the brain may play an important role in the development of Alzheimer's disease. This is the main conclusion of a new study appearing in PLoS Computational Bi ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Unlocking a major secret of the brain: Researchers uncover crucial link between hippocampus and prefrontal cortex
(Medical Xpress) -- A clue to understanding certain cognitive and mental disorders may involve two parts of the brain which were previously thought to have independent functions, according to a McGill University ...
Neuroscience Aug 15, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
New Australian research shows that the brains of people with schizophrenia may be under attack by the immune system, providing the strongest evidence to date of a link between immune function and schizophrenia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine and CHUM hospitals have linked some cases of Essential Tremor (ET) to a specific genetic problem. ET is the most common movement disorder, becoming ...
Genetics Aug 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Why does vivid memory 'feel so real?' Real perceptual experience, mental replay share similar brain activation patterns
Neuroscientists have found strong evidence that vivid memory and directly experiencing the real moment can trigger similar brain activation patterns.
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Stroke patients treated who received hormonal treatment, combined with rehabilitation, performed better on functioning and reasoning tests than patients who received rehabilitative therapy alone, a new clinical study from ...
Cardiology Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A simple eye test may someday offer an effective way to identify patients who are at high risk for stroke, say researchers at the University of Zurich. They showed that a test called ocular pulse amplitude (OPA) can reliably ...
Ophthalmology Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A genetically-modified version of the rabies virus is helping scientists at Harvard to trace neural pathways in the brain, a research effort that could one day lead to treatments for Parkinson's disease and addiction.
Neuroscience Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers from South Korea, Sweden, and the United States have collaborated on a project to restore neuron function to parts of the brain damaged by Huntington's disease (HD) by successfully transplanting HD-induced pluripotent ...
Neuroscience May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0