Neurology (430 News)

Tracking live brain activity with the new NeuBtracker open-source microscope

Oct 8, 2017 10:30 am
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A team of scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has successfully developed a new type of mic...

Neuron types in brain are defined by gene activity shaping their communication patterns

Oct 5, 2017 2:00 pm
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In a major step forward in research, scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) publish in Cell a discovery about the molecular-genetic basis ...

How brain develops before birth is tightly controlled by RNA modification

Oct 2, 2017 6:00 pm
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A chemical tag added to RNA during embryonic development regulates how the early brain grows, according to research from the Perelman School of Medici...

Young binge drinkers show altered brain activity

Sep 27, 2017 2:00 pm
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Researchers have studied the brain activity of young binge-drinking college students in Spain, and found distinctive changes in brain activity, which ...

Pregnant mice illuminate risk factors that could lead to autism

Sep 27, 2017 10:30 am
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A century ago, a largely forgotten, worldwide epidemic that would kill nearly a million people was beginning to take hold. Labelled as sleepy sickness...

Effect of a Small Molecule Before Birth on Learning Later in Life

Sep 25, 2017 11:00 am
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Prenatal brain development is a crucial period, and as new research has found, even small alterations to the way brain cells develop can have signific...

Even Brainless Animals Need Sleep!

Sep 25, 2017 10:20 am
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The purpose and evolutionary origins of sleep are among the biggest mysteries in neuroscience. Every complex animal, from the humblest fruit fly to th...

Blood Test for Early Detection of Brain Metastases of Breast Cancer

Sep 23, 2017 2:00 pm
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Houston Methodist cancer researchers are now closer to creating a blood test that can identify breast cancer patients who are at increased risk for de...

The Master Controller of Our Daily Habits: The Good and the Bad Ones!

Sep 23, 2017 1:15 pm
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Some habits are helpful, such as automatically washing your hands before a meal or driving the same route to work every day. They accomplish an import...

Zika: A New Weapon Against Brain Cancer?

Sep 20, 2017 6:00 pm
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For months, the Zika virus dominated headlines for causing terrible birth defects in unborn babies. But there’s another side to the virus, one t...

Aberrant mRNA Processing may Underlie Schizophrenia

Sep 20, 2017 10:30 am
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Schizophrenia affects around 200,000 people in the United States, and millions more worldwide; it can be a very serious disease. Little is known, howe...

Using Stem Cells to Understand Autism

Sep 13, 2017 6:00 pm
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Stem cells have so much promise because they can turn into virtually any type of cell in the body. Once, the only way to obtain these precious cells w...

Stem Cell-based Therapy Alleviated Parkinson's in Monkeys

Sep 13, 2017 10:30 am
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The development of clinical treatments usually takes many years. After laboratory research is done, monkeys are often used in the final stages before ...

Clues on How to Treat Tinnitus?

Sep 11, 2017 11:00 am
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Millions of people suffer from the constant sensation of ringing or buzzing in the ears known as tinnitus, creating constant irritation for some and s...

Firing of neurons changes the cells that insulate them

Sep 10, 2017 10:30 am
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Through their pattern of firing, neurons influence the behavior of the cells that upon maturation will provide insulation of neuronal axons, according...

Scientists find RNA with special role in nerve healing process

Sep 9, 2017 10:30 am
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Scientists may have identified a new opening to intervene in the process of healing peripheral nerve damage with the discovery that an "anti-sens...

Genetic Testing As First-Line Diagnostic Method for Seizures in Children

Sep 9, 2017 10:00 am
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A study published in JAMA Pediatrics supports the use of genetic testing, especially with sequencing, as first-line diagnostic method for young childr...

The pancreas provides a potential drug candidate for brain disease

Sep 7, 2017 2:00 pm
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Brain functions are maintained by the neural network. Neural network is formed by the connection between the neurite, and this connection is supported...

Food Triggers Brain's Opioids Regardless of Taste!

Sep 7, 2017 11:00 am
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Finnish researchers have revealed how eating stimulates brain's endogenous opioid system to signal pleasure and satiety. The recent results obt...

How Bacteria in the Guts Talks to the Brain?

Sep 6, 2017 7:00 pm
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Gut microbes have been in the news lately. Recent studies show they can influence human health, behavior, and certain neurological disorders, such as ...


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