Neuroscience

A next-gen EEG could bring back lost brain function

A device under development at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University could help bring back lost brain function by measuring how the brain responds to therapies that stimulate ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ebola may leave lasting neurological problems

(HealthDay)—Many Ebola survivors have brain symptoms that last long after other signs of the potentially fatal infection are gone, a new study finds.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why antidepressants don't work for so many

More than half the people who take antidepressants for depression never get relief. Why? Because the cause of depression has been oversimplified and drugs designed to treat it aim at the wrong target, according to new research ...

Oncology & Cancer

Research reveals machinery of a deadly childhood brain cancer

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have mapped the effects of aberrant biological machinery that drives a deadly brain cancer called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG). The research included development ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Heavy marijuana users have abnormal brain structure and poor memory

Teens who were heavy marijuana users—smoking it daily for about three years—had abnormal changes in their brain structures related to working memory and performed poorly on memory tasks, reports a new Northwestern Medicine ...

Neuroscience

Brain signs of schizophrenia found in babies

Schizophrenia is a debilitating mental disorder affecting one in 100 people worldwide. Most cases aren't detected until a person starts experiencing symptoms like delusions and hallucinations as a teenager or adult. By that ...

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