Neuroscience

White matter and schizophrenia

Schizophrenia, a disturbance of functional connections within brain networks, has been extensively studied by MRI. However, functional alterations involving white matter (WM) have not previously been investigated, especially ...

Radiology & Imaging

COVID-19 associated with leukoencephalopathy on brain MRI

According to an open-access article in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), COVID-19-related disseminated leukoencephalopathy (CRDL) represents an important—albeit uncommon—differential consideration in patients ...

Neuroscience

White matter changes in brain found in frontotemporal dementia

Areas of brain damage called white matter hyperintensities are commonly linked to vascular health problems. They have also been linked to Alzheimer's disease. Now a new study has shown that white matter hyperintensities are ...

Neuroscience

A malformation illustrates the incredible plasticity of the brain

One in 4,000 people is born without a corpus callosum, a brain structure consisting of neural fibers that are used to transfer information from one hemisphere to the other. A quarter of these individuals do not have any symptoms, ...

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