Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTNew research finds gradually increasing muscle resistance improves brain function in elderly people. This might delay the onset of dementia.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTAs we age, the outer layer of brain tissue - the cerebral cortex - loses tension, and this is even more pronounced in patients with Alzheimer's.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTIs what you eat associated with better function and respiratory function for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) soon after diagnosis?
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTCharcot-Marie-Tooth disease is an inherited disorder that leads to a gradual loss of motor neurons and, eventually, paralysis.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTTelling small lies desensitises our brains to the associated negative emotions and may encourage us to tell bigger lies in future, reveals new UCL research funded by Wellcome and the Center for...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTResearchers from the University of Stirling have explored the true impact of heading a football, identifying small but significant changes in brain function immediately after routine heading...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers have identified changes in white matter in the brains of youth football players after just a single season, despite no diagnosed concussions.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTNeurobiological models of self-control usually focus on brain mechanisms involved in impulse control and emotion regulation.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTYoung athletes ignore safety regulations by returning to play on the same day after a head injury, new study finds. This may lead to serious complications.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTUntil now, the reason why some people hate cheese has been a mystery. Researchers at the Centre de Recherche en Neuroscience de Lyon (CNRS/INSERM/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1/Université Jean...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA rare variant in the TM2D3 gene linked to increased risk and earlier onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTNew Alzheimer's treatment could be delivered as nasal spray.Researchers have developed a novel treatment that could block the development of Alzheimer's disease using microscopic droplets of fat...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTResearchers have unveiled the most detailed picture to date of cannabinoid receptor 1 and how marijuana's psychoactive ingredient THC binds to it.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTWhat happens when a stroke occurs in the basal ganglia? Learn about its symptoms, treatment, and how to prevent strokes from occurring.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTStroke patients are starting a trial of a new electronic device to recover movement and control of their hand.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTSchizophrenia-related genes have already been identified, but their roles were unclear. New techniques provide a fresh understanding. Folding is the key.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTStudy suggests zebrafish might teach us how to tackle Alzheimer's disease: Patients with Alzheimer's or other neurodegenerative diseases progressively loose neurons yet cannot build new ones.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTThe incidence of football-related TBI is reaching epidemic proportions. Dr. Paul Auerbach has suggested changing the rules of the game to stop the problem.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTAn international team of neuroscientists has shown that a person's ability to see fine visual detail can be sharpened by simply staring for a few seconds at a rapidly flickering display.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTLike broccoli and ice cream on a toddler's plate, the brain also keeps nice and nasty information in separate places.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTThere are plenty of reasons it's important to maintain a healthy weight, and now you can add one more to the list: It may be good for your brain.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTPreviously unexplained symptoms found associated with multiple copies of a single gene.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDT"The medical rationale for stroke being a disease of the brain is overwhelming." This is the key message of an urgent appeal launched by leading neurology experts in The Lancet.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA mild sedative could greatly reduce the risk of people experiencing delirium after an operation, according to new research.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:00:00 PDTA new mouse study finds that counteracting changes in gut bacteria that arise from spinal cord injury with probiotics could help aid recovery.