(Medical Xpress)—University of Bath researchers have found a previously undiscovered link between epileptic seizures and the signs of autism in adults.
Neuroscience May 16, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is the most effective acute treatment for severe major depression. However, even with newer forms of ECT, there remains a significant risk of adverse cognitive effects, particularly memory ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An international team of neuroscientists has described for the first time in exhaustive detail the underlying neurobiology of an amnesiac who suffered from profound memory loss after damage to key portions ...
Neuroscience Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The smooth operation of the brain requires a certain robustness to fluctuations in its home within the body. At the same time, its extraordinary power derives from an activity structure ...
Neuroscience Mar 29, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
New research from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine for the first time explains exactly how two brain regions interact to promote emotionally motivated behaviors associated with anxiety ...
Neuroscience Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Brain images from newborns are giving scientists a glimpse of the future - not just into the lives of their tiny subjects but also paths to treatment for adult patients with schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease.
Neuroscience Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
UC Irvine neuroscientists have developed a way to stop epileptic seizures with fiber-optic light signals, heralding a novel opportunity to treat the most severe manifestations of the brain disorder.
Neuroscience Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Have you ever experienced a sudden feeling of familiarity while in a completely new place? Or the feeling you've had the exact same conversation with someone before?
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay)—There is a significant difference in the brain's response to stress among patients with epilepsy who believe stress is an important factor in seizure control compared to those who do not, according ...
Neuroscience Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Not all prolonged seizures permanently hurt children with epilepsy, according to preliminary findings from a long-term follow-up study.
Neuroscience Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Seizures during childhood fever are usually benign, but when prolonged, they can foreshadow an increased risk of epilepsy later in life. Now a study funded by the National Institutes of Health suggests that brain imaging ...
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The brain's two hippocampal formations – one in each hemisphere's temporal lobe, medial to the inferior horn of the lateral ventricle and typically referring to the dentate gyrus, the ...
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—The number of people affected by dementias continues to climb as baby boomers age, increasing the urgency to identify ways to prevent, diagnose and treat these neurodegenerative brain disorders.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Using animal models, scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered how a protein deficiency may be linked to frontotemporal dementia (FTD)—a form of early-onset dementia that is similar to Alzheimer's disease. ...
Neuroscience Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
When people – and monkeys – look at faces, a special part of their brain that is about the size of a blueberry "lights up." Now, the most detailed brain-mapping study of the area yet conducted has confirmed ...
Neuroscience Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 4 |