Neuroscience

New tool peeks into brain to measure consciousness (Update)

When people have a brain injury so severe that they can't squeeze a loved one's hand or otherwise respond, there are few good ways to tell if they have any lingering awareness or are in a vegetative state. Now researchers ...

Neuroscience

A new tool for brain research

Physicists and neuroscientists from The University of Nottingham and University of Birmingham have unlocked one of the mysteries of the human brain, thanks to new research using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) ...

Neuroscience

Magnetic stimulation to improve visual perception

(Medical Xpress) -- Using transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), an international team led by French researchers from the Centre de Recherche de l'Institut du Cerveau (CNRS) has succeeded in enhancing the visual abilities ...

Neuroscience

Seeing Beyond the Visual Cortex

(Medical Xpress) -- It's a chilling thought--losing the sense of sight because of severe injury or damage to the brain's visual cortex. But, is it possible to train a damaged or injured brain to "see" again after such a catastrophic ...

Medical research

Magnetic research for better brain health

A pioneering therapy that uses magnetic pulses to stimulate the brain to treat conditions such as Parkinson's disease, depression, schizophrenia, epilepsy and stroke is now better understood thanks to researchers from The ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

DBS operation for Parkinson's disease performed inside iMRI

Henry Ford Hospital became the third hospital in the United States to perform a Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) procedure inside an Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging scanner, or iMRI.

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