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Researchers have discovered the presence of rogue brain and muscle cells inside kidney organoids and used artificial intelligence to remove them.
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In the latest example of bacteria being "literally everywhere," scientists appear to have found evidence of microbes living harmlessly in our brains.
California regulators recommended new restrictions Thursday on a widely used pesticide blamed for harming the brains of babies.
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California regulators are recommending new restrictions on a widely used pesticide blamed for harming babies brains
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Join experts from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for a workshop on treatment-resistant depression and the neurobiology of suicide.
Helmet-heads of the freshwater fish world, African mormyrid fishes are known for having a brain-to-body size ratio that is similar to humans.
Killer whales display personality traits similar to those of humans and chimpanzees, such as playfulness, cheerfulness and affection, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
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The Peptides and Proteins lab at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) has published a paper in Chemical Communications describing the use of a peptide derived from chlorotoxin, found in...
The siren call of addictive drugs can be hard to resist, and returning to the environment where drugs were previously taken can make resistance that much harder. However, addicts who exercise appear to be...
Researchers investigating new treatments for neuroblastoma -- one of the most common childhood cancers -- have found that a combination of two drugs made tumors disappear in mice, making it...
To protect neurons and limit the damage after a stroke, researchers from the CNRS, the University of Caen-Normandie, University Paris-Est Créteil, and the company OTR3 have...
The global disease burden of meningitis remains unacceptably high, and progress lags substantially behind that of other vaccine-preventable diseases, warns a new analysis published in The...
Research from Diabetes UK has found that – alongside those living with the condition – parents and carers of children and adults...
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Autism spectrum disorders are neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by communication disorders, altered social interactions and sensory and...
Does engaging patients in research projects improve health? A comprehensive collection of 17 innovative demonstration projects -- from youth involvement in mental health services to suicide...
A 15-minute scan could help diagnose brain damage in babies up to two years earlier than current methods....
Age-related declines in abstract reasoning ability predict increasing depressive symptoms in subsequent years, according to data from a longitudinal study of older adults in Scotland. The...
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Researchers have made rapid advances in understanding how to manipulate the immune system safely to destroy cancer cells. Adoptive transfer of haploidentical natural killer...
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Dr. Marise Parent, professor and associate director of the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University, has received a...
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The authors of a study found that a large percentage of healthy babies don't start sleeping through the...
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Many individuals use music in the hope that it fights sleep difficulties, according to a new study.
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In Parkinson's disease, toxic protein clumps accumulate in the brain's motor region. A study shows how targeting an enzyme could prevent this.
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In Parkinson's disease, toxic protein clumps accumulate in the brain's motor region. A study shows how targeting an enzyme could prevent this.
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Several neurological disorders may benefit from gene therapy. However, even when using the lead vector candidate for intrathecal administration, adeno-associated virus serotype 9 (AAV9), the strength and distribution...
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As in many naturally formed networks, the brain exhibits an inherent modular architecture that is the basis of its rich operability, robustness, and integration-segregation capacity. However, the mechanisms...
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Turning astrocytes into neurons improves symptoms in preliminary mouse studies
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MS causes nerve cells to lose their insulating coating. A new study finds that the cells that construct this coat may also be responsible for its demise.
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MS causes nerve cells to lose their insulating coating. A new study finds that the cells that construct this coat may also be responsible for its demise.
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The siren call of addictive drugs can be hard to resist, and returning to the environment where drugs were previously taken can make resistance that much harder. However, addicts who exercise appear to be...
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A study led by Pennsylvania State University’s Dr. Asher Rosinger suggests that those who don’t feel well after a night of poor sleep may...
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Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid have has achieved the functional recovery from a stroke after implanting silk fibroin hydrogels-encapsulated stem cells in stroke mice.
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Doctors prescribe gabapentin to treat epilepsy, restless legs syndrome, and some types of nerve pain. Learn more about the uses and potential side effects here.
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Doctors prescribe gabapentin to treat epilepsy, restless legs syndrome, and some types of nerve pain. Learn more about the uses and potential side effects here.
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Neuronal development is often regulated by the graded distribution of guidance molecules, which can either attract or repel the neuronal migration or neurite projection when presented in a format of concentration gradients, or chemotaxis....
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By combining two imaging modalities--adaptive optics and angiography--investigators at the National Eye Institute can see live neurons, epithelial cells, and blood vessels...
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A defining feature of Parkinson's disease is the clumps of alpha-synuclein protein that accumulate in the brain's motor control area, destroying dopamine-producing...
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Regular early head circumference assessments add valuable information when screening for long-term neurocognitive risk - according to new research by an international...
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A community engagement campaign launched by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health to address mental health barriers had an impressive reach with the younger audience it targeted and showed...
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Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, neurodegenerative condition in which individuals exhibit memory loss, dementia, and impaired metabolism.
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The speed and error rate of DNA synthesis is influenced by the three-dimensional structure of the DNA. Using "third-generation" genome-wide DNA sequencing data, a team of...
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Neuronal development is often regulated by the graded distribution of guidance molecules, which can either attract or repel the neuronal migration or neurite projection when presented in a format of concentration gradients,...
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A new brain imaging study of 34 people found that when people expect to feel intense pain, they do, even if they aren't subjected to painful stimuli. Surprisingly, these false expectations can persist even when reality...
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The speed and error rate of DNA synthesis is influenced by the three-dimensional structure of the DNA. Using "third-generation" genome-wide DNA sequencing data, a team of researchers from Penn State...
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A new study has identified unique functional brain networks associated with characteristic behaviors of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in 12- and 24-month old children at risk for developing ASD.
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Brain research that featured at a recent conference suggests that the potential benefits and harms of marijuana or its compounds vary with age and...
Brain research that featured at a recent conference suggests that the potential benefits and harms of marijuana or its compounds vary with age and disease.
Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College, along with corporate partners GE Global Research and Acoustic MedSystems Inc., have received...
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The brains of teenage girls who engage in serious forms of self-harm, including cutting, show features similar to those seen in adults with borderline personality disorder,...
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Trump administration allowing states to seek Medicaid funds to expand inpatient mental health care
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A team of scientists from the Far Eastern Federal University and Korea Universityobtained cobalt and cobalt-iron nanosprings with unique combined magnetic properties and long-lasting elasticity that...
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The Trump administration allowing states to seek Medicaid funds to expand inpatient mental health
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The internet often gets a bad rap, and for good reason. Social media use can contribute to poorer mental health in teens. It can also be used to...
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Researchers from the University of Granada belonging to the Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Center and the Faculty of Business and Economics...
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VIDEO Globally, we are currently experiencing tremendous social and political turbulence. At the institutional level, liberal democracy faces the threat of rising authoritarianism and far-right extremism. At the local level, we...
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A new study has identified unique functional brain networks associated with characteristic behaviors of autism spectrum disorder in 12- and 24-month old children at...
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When mental illness hijacks Margaret Rodgers' mind, she acts out. Rodgers, 35, lives with depression and bipolar disorder. When left unchecked, the conditions drive the Alabama woman to...
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In a report in The American Journal of Pathology investigators describe the generation of a successful novel transgenic rat model that accumulates amyloid specifically in brain...
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As prescriptions for psychotropic drugs increase, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that prescribed access to anti-anxiety and anti-psychotic medications may...
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A new study conducted among more than 177,000 students suggests that insufficient sleep duration is associated with an unhealthy lifestyle profile among children and adolescents.
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A new study conducted among more than 177,000 students suggests that insufficient sleep duration is associated with an unhealthy lifestyle...
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The protein klotho has been shown to promote longevity and counteract aging-related impairments. Having more klotho seems to allow for longer and healthier lives, whereas a depletion of this molecule...
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This is the first known study to connect habitat with varying brain size in a single lake fish population. The finding may provide clues about how fish and other creatures will respond to mounting environmental stressors...
A group of scientists investigated why the choroid plexus contains so much more klotho than other brain regions.They showed that klotho functions as a gatekeeper that shields the brain from the peripheral immune system.
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Experimenting with lab-grown brain cancer cells, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have added to evidence that a shortage of specific tiny molecules that silence certain genes is...
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Orangutans spontaneously make hook tools out of a straight piece of wire, using them to ‘fish’ for food. Orangutans are...
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The busier the neighbourhood, the bigger the brain—at least for pumpkinseed sunfish, according to a pioneering study by University of Guelph biologists.
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Experimenting with lab-grown brain cancer cells, researchers have added to evidence that a shortage of specific tiny molecules that silence certain genes is linked to the...
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A study of Japanese people living in Malaysia found that their exercise routines affected time spent sitting down and quality of life, including their mental health.
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As many as 300,000 United States service members deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001 have suffered traumatic brain injury due to explosions. The...
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Could our blood hold the molecular secrets to a fountain of youth, preventing age-related brain disorders? Are brain aging and Alzheimer's disease caused by a failure of interconnected systems in our bodies,...
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A team of Salk Institute researchers led by President Rusty Gage has been awarded $19.2 million over eight years by the American Heart Association-Allen...
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Japanese researchers have last week transplanted stem cells into a patient’s brain as part of an experimental therapy for Parkinson’s disease. The team at Kyoto University used induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) cells...
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B cells are important in helping the immune system fight pathogens. However, in the case of the neurological autoimmune disease Multiple sclerosis (MS) they can damage nerve tissue....
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Scientists have developed a completely automated technique for real-time detection of sleep/wake states in freely moving mice.
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Scientists have solved a 125-year-old mystery of the brain, and, in the process, uncovered a potential treatment for acquired epilepsy. Perineuronal nets modulate electrical impulses in...
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Scientists report that Hsp70s from mammalian cells behave quite differently from bacterial Hsp70s. Because of the important roles Hsp70s play in protein misfolding diseases such as cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, the new findings 'will have a major impact...
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Using a rat model of bTBI, researchers show how even mild exposure to a single blast shock wave is able to induce...
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A high-tech form of brain surgery that replaces scalpels with sound waves improved quality of life for people with Parkinson's disease that has resisted...
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A new experimental therapy for Parkinson's disease that involves injecting millions of special stem cells into the brain of patients with the condition is...
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A new study finds that recognition of faces varies by where they appear in the visual field and...
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Preliminary finding turns heads at neuroscience meeting
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For the first time, researchers have shown they could target one brain region with a weak alternating current of electricity, enhance the naturally occurring brain rhythms of that region, and significantly decrease symptoms associated...
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Researchers establish that a cellular pathway that protects the brain against damage is disrupted in Parkinson's disease. Two enzymes play key roles.
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Focal seizures, also called partial seizures, happen when a seizure affects only one part of the brain. Focal seizures differ from generalized seizures, which affect the whole brain....
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Researchers establish that a cellular pathway that protects the brain against damage is disrupted in Parkinson's disease. Two enzymes play key roles.
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Focal seizures, also called partial seizures, happen when a seizure affects only one part of the brain. Focal seizures differ from generalized seizures, which affect the whole brain. Focal seizures can be simple or...
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New research highlights the link between childhood trauma and mental illness and addiction in adulthood, leading some researchers to call it an issue as pressing as any infectious...
Some people use a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) unit to treat pain. This device works by sending electrical impulses through the skin. It...
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Mental health and neurological disorders are a growing epidemic. In the U.S., nearly one in every five people has a mental health condition.
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The size of a tiny insect brain bears no comparison to the super capacity of its killer instinct and flying skills and speed.
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What's happening in our brains when we feel a sense of awe?
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The bending of a hook into wire to fish for the handle of a basket is surprisingly challenging for young...
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Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have solved a 125-year-old mystery of the brain, and, in the process, uncovered a potential treatment...
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Researchers have identified a new cellular target that may, in the future, allow them to prevent the harmful effects of inflammation after brain injury.
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Researchers have identified a new cellular target that may, in the future, allow them to prevent the harmful effects of inflammation after brain injury.
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We all start out as a clump of identical cells. As these cells divide and multiply, they gradually take on distinct identities, acquiring the traits necessary...
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Thanks to a quirk in the way our brain evaluates goals, people feel it's easier to achieve a small incremental goal than to maintain...
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Scientists at the University of Sussex have developed a piece of hardware to demonstrate how our brains function, as part of a growing range...
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The BRAIN Initiative has awarded $16.75 million to a team of neuroscientists charged with deciphering the primary visual cortex, a few hundred...
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A theory called the cultural brain hypothesis could explain extraordinary increases in brain size in humans and other animals over the last few million...
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Pioneering sociologist foresaw our current chaos 100 years ago
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Learning music early can make your child a better reader
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Virtual reality therapy has real-life benefits for some mental disorders
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Owls help scientists unlock secret of how the brain pays attention
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MRI tool watches how electrical stimulation could cure digestive disorders
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Artificial intelligence will make you smarter
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Elucidating cuttlefish camouflage
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