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For the first time, scientists have been able to predict how much pain people are feeling by looking at images of their brains, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.
Neuroscience Apr 10, 2013 | 4 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Until now, little was scientifically known about the human potential to cultivate compassion—the emotional state of caring for people who are suffering in a way that motivates altruistic behavior.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 6 |
Wide-eyed expressions that typically signal fear may enlarge our visual field and mutually enhance others' ability to locate threats, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Ps ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
More than 100 doctors from around the world have signed a letter decrying the high cost of cancer drugs which reach $100,000 per year or more, and calling for pharmaceutical companies to ease prices.
Medications Apr 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2
Like it or not and despite the surrounding debate of its merits, 3-D is the technology du jour for movie-making in Hollywood. It now turns out that even our brains use 3 dimensions to communicate emotions.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
The virus that causes cold sores, along with other viral or bacterial infections, may be associated with cognitive problems, according to a new study published in the March 26, 2013, print issue of Neurology.
Neuroscience Mar 25, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Tumours need a steady supply of sufficient nutrients to be able to grow. In order to secure the nutrient availability, they secrete messenger compounds to stimulate neighbouring blood vessels ...
Cancer Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Vaccination in the United States against H1N1 "swine" flu, which swept the world in 2009-10, carried a small but tolerable risk of Guillain-Barre syndrome, a disorder that can cause muscle weakness or temporary paralysis, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A protein associated with conditions of metabolic imbalance, such as diabetes and obesity, may play a role in the development of aggressive forms of breast cancer, according to new findings by researchers ...
Cancer Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A team of researchers led by Weill Cornell Medical College is calling into question the published statistics, methods and findings of a highly publicized research study that claimed bedside electroencephalography (EEG) identified ...
Neuroscience Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Smokers who quit when they are young adults can live almost as long as people who never smoked, groundbreaking new research has found.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
People whose minds wander whilst driving, especially when intense, are significantly more likely to be responsible for a crash and are threatening safety on the roads, warns a study in the Christmas issue published in the BM ...
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Neural stem cells in the adult brain boost their levels of lipid metabolism to grow and generate new neurons. This new finding may open novel therapeutic avenues to treat age- or disease-associated ...
Medical research Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Health professionals may soon have a new method of diagnosing Parkinson's disease, one that is noninvasive and inexpensive, and, in early testing, has proved to be effective more than 90 percent of the ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Doctors in Canada claim they have opened a communication channel, using fMRI, with a man assumed to be in a vegetative state for over twelve years. By asking the patient to envision two ...
Neuroscience Nov 14, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (17) | 7 |