Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNeurofeedback has been considered a potential insomnia therapy for decades. However, breaking research finds it to be no more effective than a placebo.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PSTDeep brain stimulation may be helpful in treating anorexia, finds a new trial. The surgical technique improved mental and physical well-being.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTSugar can damage cell proteins via glycation. Now, study finds glycation damage in enzyme for immune function and insulin regulation in early Alzheimer's.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTThere's an idea out there of what a drug-addled teen is supposed to look like: impulsive, unconscientious, smart, perhaps - but not the most engaged.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTPositive effects of cognitive training in healthy elderly people have been reported, but data regarding its effects in patients with dementia is unclear.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNewly diagnosed depression in survivors of brain bleeds may signal the onset of dementia.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTAs mindfulness practices rise in popularity and evidence of their worth continues to accumulate, those who work with aging populations are looking to use the techniques to boost cognitive...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTEarly warning signs of Huntington's disease have been uncovered in a sheep carrying the human HD mutation, leading the way for new insight into this devastating illness, a new study in Scientific...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThere are neurons in your skin that are wired for one purpose and one purpose only: to sense itchy things.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers found that eliminating a set of genes in the corticostriatal brain region of mice - also present in humans - led to OCD-like behavior.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PSTNew research finds people who consistently sleep more than 9 hours per night are at a significantly higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTThe study suggests that ambulances with the personnel and equipment capable of diagnosing ischemic stroke may be worth the extra cost, due to the decrease in patient disability afterward.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTJohns Hopkins researchers say that in early pregnancy in mice with complete immune systems, Zika virus can cross the placenta - intended to protect the developing fetus - and appears to lead to a...
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTCocaine addiction may affect how the body processes iron, leading to a build-up of the mineral in the brain, according to new research from the University of Cambridge.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:00:00 PSTTraining that lasts as little as 12 weeks can be an effective treatment to limit cognitive decline following a stroke. Exercise can improve brain function in chronic stroke patients.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTLike a fingerprint, the connections of the human brain render us distinct from one another.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new subset of genes that only become active during stress and aging offer clues into how circadian rhythms might influence health and disease.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research conducted in adolescent rodents provides insights on the mechanisms behind anorexia nervosa and points to a potential treatment strategy.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA European-wide study published in the journal Neuroepidemiology has found that whilst older people with a higher level of education have better memory function, it does not protect them from...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe risk factors for Lou Gehrig's disease are poorly understood. Breaking research shows that mercury consumed through seafood and fish might play a part.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers working at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and University of Southern Denmark have managed to produce short synthetic DNA analogues - oligonucleotides - that bind direct to the gene...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTAn international research team, led by neuroscientists at Western University, has developed a potentially game-changing method for analyzing brain scans, which will greatly inform radiologists and...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA preference for the left or the right hand might be traced back to that asymmetry.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTIn new research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Northeastern University psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett found, for the first time, that the...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTPatients who complain they can't hear their friends at a noisy restaurant, but pass a hearing test in their doctor's office, may be describing hidden hearing loss.