Neurology (288 News)

Tadpoles Learn To See From Their Tails!

Apr 28, 2017 8:00 pm
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Blind tadpoles were able to process visual information from eyes grafted onto their tails after being treated with a small molecule neurotransmitter d...

Modified Mice Used As Models for Parkinson's

Apr 27, 2017 12:00 pm
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Parkinson’s disease is characterized by the appearance of protein clumps within neurons in the brain, called Lewy bodies. Reproducing Lewy bodie...

New Compound Could Prevent Chemo Brain

Apr 25, 2017 10:00 am
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Chemotherapy is intended to be an aggressive attack on cancer, but all too often, the body also sustains major injuries from this treatment. Only rece...

What Can Cause People to Suffer from OCD?

Apr 24, 2017 7:00 pm
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One of the manifestations of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an extreme fear of dirt or bacteria. Patients that suffer with the mental disorder...

Exploring the unique mechanism our brain learns and memorizes.

Apr 23, 2017 3:00 pm
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The human brain contains everything we learn and all of the memories from our lives; the nerve cells in the brain and the molecular interactions betwe...

Precision medicine to treat parkinson's disease.

Apr 23, 2017 1:00 pm
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Two landmark publications with one or more co-authors from the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute outline a transformative approa...

what do Autism and epileptic seizures have in common?

Apr 23, 2017 12:00 pm
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Maternally inherited 15q11-13 chromosomal triplications cause a frequent and highly penetrant type of autism linked to increased gene dosages of UBE3A...

New Advancement in Treating Spinal Injury

Apr 20, 2017 5:00 pm
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Implantable fibers have been an enormous boon to brain research, allowing scientists to stimulate specific targets in the brain and monitor electrical...

Who are The SuperAgers?

Apr 17, 2017 5:00 pm
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Donald Tenbrunsel is 89 years old, but he is just as likely to talk to you about Chance the Rapper as reminisce about Frank Sinatra. The highly eng...

A Step Forward in the treating Devastating Spinal Cord Injuries

Apr 17, 2017 10:00 am
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Mayo Clinic researchers used electrical stimulation on the spinal cord and intense physical therapy to help a man intentionally move his paralyzed leg...

How Being Smart Can Actually Be Harmful?!

Apr 17, 2017 9:00 am
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It doesn't pay to be smart, at least for bumblebees, according to a new U of G study. Prof. Nigel Raine has discovered that fast-learning bumbl...

A New Salvation to Reduce Obesity

Apr 16, 2017 9:00 am
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A new study finds that a noninvasive electromagnetic brain stimulation technique helps obese people lose weight, partly by changing the composition of...

Honey bees have sharper eyesight than we thought

Apr 15, 2017 10:00 am
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Research conducted at the University of Adelaide has discovered that bees have much better vision than was previously known, offering new insights int...

Designing an artificial brain, is it really possible?

Apr 13, 2017 9:00 am
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Researchers from the CNRS, Thales, and the Universities of Bordeaux, Paris-Sud, and Evry have created an artificial synapse capable of learning autono...

Reversing the irreversible.

Apr 12, 2017 5:00 pm
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Injuries or illnesses that result in paralysis are especially difficult to deal with for patients and their caregivers. While wheelchairs can get peop...

Cortisol excess hits natural DNA process and mental health hard

Apr 12, 2017 3:00 pm
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High concentrations of the stress hormone, Cortisol, in the body affect important DNA processes and increase the risk of long-term psychological conse...

The discovery of brain cells involved in Pavlovian response

Apr 10, 2017 6:00 pm
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In his famous experiment, Russian scientist Ivan Pavlov rang a bell each time he fed his dogs. Soon, the dogs began drooling in anticipation when they...

Our memories from a molecular point of view.

Apr 10, 2017 12:00 pm
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It happens at a microscopic level, but learning and processing memories impacts the structure of neurons on the brain. Important synapses in the brain...

Unusual Role for Unsaturated Fats in Alzheimer's disease

Apr 9, 2017 3:00 pm
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A new study published in PLOS Medicine's Special Issue on Dementia has found that the metabolism of omega-3 and omega-6 unsaturated fatty acids in...

Cause of thrombosis in patients with malignant brain tumors discovered

Apr 5, 2017 12:00 pm
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Patients with malignant brain tumors have an increased risk of thrombosis. Up until now we did not understand the mechanisms behind this. An interdisc...


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