Neurology (401 News)

Prematurity leaves distinctive molecular signature in infants' cerebellum

Aug 21, 2017 6:00 pm
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Premature birth, which affects one in 10 U.S. babies, is associated with altered metabolite profiles in the infants' cerebellum, the part of the b...

Neural mechanisms for gregariousness and monogamy in zebra finches

Aug 20, 2017 6:00 pm
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How do gregarious songbirds such as zebra finches, where both males and females live in close proximity and where females may be attracted by the song...

Scientists give star treatment to lesser-known cells crucial for brain development

Aug 19, 2017 6:00 pm
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After decades of relative neglect, star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes are finally getting their due. To gather insight into a critical aspect o...

Finally Scientists Figure Out Why Antipsychotic Drugs Cause Weight Gain!

Aug 19, 2017 3:00 pm
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Weight gain is an unfortunate side effect of many antipsychotic drugs like olanzapine. It’s important to help patients manage these unwanted com...

Fundamental pathology behind amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Aug 19, 2017 10:30 am
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A team led by scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Mayo Clinic has identified a basic biological mechanism that kills neurons i...

A Study Confirms That Women's Brains are More Active Compared to Men's!

Aug 17, 2017 2:00 pm
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In the largest functional brain imaging study to date, the Amen Clinics (Newport Beach, CA) compared 46,034 brain SPECT (single photon emission comput...

Drug trial shows promise for deadly neurological disorder

Aug 17, 2017 10:30 am
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Results of a small clinical trial show promise for treating a rare neurodegenerative condition that typically kills those afflicted before they reach ...

Scientists Are Very Close to Prevent Secondary Brain Tumors

Aug 17, 2017 9:00 am
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Researchers from the University of Portsmouth's Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence have identified molecules which are responsible for met...

Restoring Plasticity of Brain Cells in Adult Mice!

Aug 16, 2017 7:00 pm
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Like much of the rest of the body, the brain loses flexibility with age, impacting the ability to learn, remember, and adapt. Now, scientists at Unive...

Could mutations and inherited genes play a role in cerebral palsy?

Aug 16, 2017 10:30 am
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Hemiplegic cerebral palsy hampers movement in one side of a person's body. In the first genetic study of its kind to exclusively focus on those wi...

How Physical Exercise Protect Brain Cells?

Aug 15, 2017 2:00 pm
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Numerous studies have shown that physical exercise seems beneficial in the prevention of cognitive impairment and dementia in old age. Now researchers...

Dramatic Effects of High-Fat Diet During pregnancy On Embryo Development!

Aug 14, 2017 6:00 pm
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A high-fat diet not only creates health problems for expectant mothers, but new research in an animal model suggests it alters the development of the ...

The Efficiency of The Cell's Recycling System in The Neurons

Aug 12, 2017 6:00 pm
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Our cells are good at recycling; they maintain a balance between the production of new material and the degradation of old or unneeded stuff. A specia...

Humans Are Not the Only Ones to Suffer from Alzheimer's!

Aug 12, 2017 5:29 pm
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Humans are the only animal known to develop Alzheimer's disease, and an official diagnosis requires checking off this list of three things: dement...

New botulinum neurotoxin discovered

Aug 12, 2017 10:30 am
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Botulinum toxins are currently used on more than 80 medical conditions including Muscle spasms, Overactive bladder, Chronic migraine, Cervical dystoni...

The Brain IS Not the Sole Controller Over Our Sleep!

Aug 12, 2017 9:00 am
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Scientists exploring the brain for answers to certain sleep disorders may have been looking in the wrong place. A new study shows that a protein in...

Neurobiology: Lessons by post

Aug 10, 2017 10:30 am
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Learning involves constant restructuring of nerve-cell connections. This requires specialized transport systems to ensure that these specific synapses...

Brain tumor scientists map mutation that drives tumors in childhood cancer survivors

Aug 9, 2017 2:00 pm
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Neuroscientists have uncovered the genetic basis for why many long-term survivors of childhood cancer develop meningiomas, the most common adult brain...

How Omega 3 Help Protecting the Brain from Damage?

Aug 7, 2017 3:00 pm
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Summary: Understanding how dietary essential fatty acids work may lead to effective treatments for diseases and conditions such as stroke, Alzheimer&...

The Drastic Effects of Alcohol Consumption on Adolescent Brain

Aug 7, 2017 2:00 pm
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Summary: A review of the literature shows that the effects of heavy drinking among young people on the brain are serious -- binge drinking among youn...


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