December 22, 2014
use new techniques and drugs to see if inflammation is a cause or an effect of
December 16, 2014
our understanding of the microbiome grows, we see a new opportunity for new
questions and new understanding of brain disorders ranging from autism and
depression,” says one researcher at the recent Society for Neuroscience annual
meeting. Others agree.
December 9, 2014
Cambridge researchers using EEG find network activity differs among minimally conscious patients, and the possibility of predicting the potential to communicate even in non-responsive people.
November 26, 2014
A panel at the recent Aspen Brain Forum discussed how certain social and psychological aspects of environment influence biology and behavior.
November 24, 2014
Speakers on an Aspen Brain Forum panel about nutrition
focused on iron deficiency—the most common single nutrient deficiency in the
world—and its effects on neurodevelopment.
November 18, 2014
Want to travel to Mars? Bring empathy, communication skills; expect trouble with seeing, thinking—and keeping food down.
November 11, 2014
Studies suggest amyloid accumulates for 3
decades or more before dementia symptoms show.
October 28, 2014
Researchers are teasing out brain areas and networks that respond to threats, real and imagined.
October 21, 2014
Discovery that the fluid between brain cells acts as sewer lines while we sleep has some researchers theorizing that we might find biomarkers that could predict diseases at a much earlier stage.
October 14, 2014
Researchers, doctors, and patients await the results of the first clinical trial to prevent Alzheimer’s in ordinary elderly people.
October 7, 2014
Learning false information when sleepy can change a person’s memory of a photograph, researchers find.
September 23, 2014
new insights into how the tau protein spreads within and harms the brain, in
Alzheimer’s and other diseases--and tau-targeting therapies are now entering
September 15, 2014
Dementias, ALS, and Huntington’s show different outward symptoms, but researchers theorize the disease process may be similar—a buildup of proteins that normally are cleared away.
August 27, 2014
Lower vitamin D levels linked to higher dementia risk in two separate studies.
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August 25, 2014
discussed the molecular mechanisms linking sleep to depression and stress at
the 9th FENS Forum of Neuroscience in Milan last month.