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Cognitive impairment treatment options for multiple sclerosis patients

Cognitive impairment treatment options for multiple sclerosis patients

Experts have analysed available treatment options for cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis patients. Experts have investigated the efficacy of different treatment and management options that...
Laboratory model looking at how a HIV infection impacts the brain

Laboratory model looking at how a HIV infection impacts the brain

Scientists have used a newly developed laboratory model of three types of brain cells to reveal how a HIV infection can impact the brain. The...
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Keeping the mind healthy with variety and consistency

Research from the University of South Florida (USF) reveals that the key to maintaining cognitive function is to engage in diverse activities regularly. The study...
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Human breast milk found to enhance cognitive development in babies

New research suggests that a carbohydrate found in breast milk is shown to affect a baby’s neurodevelopment Previous animal studies have shown that the carbohydrate,...
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Functional neurological disorders associated with early life trauma

A new study finds that people with FND who experienced childhood abuse show differences in connections between certain regions of the brain In a new...
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Children with type 1 diabetes display irregular brain function

Study reveals that the default mode network in children with Type 1 diabetes does not switch off when focusing on a task A study led...
Breakthrough discovery reveals how memories are coded in the brain

Breakthrough discovery reveals how memories are coded in the brain

NUS researchers have made a breakthrough in the field of cognitive computational neuroscience, by discovering a key aspect of how the brain encodes short-term...
Memory and sleep: circuit responsible for building memories identified

Memory and sleep: circuit responsible for building memories identified

The nucleus reuniens may be responsible for co-ordinating activity between the prefrontal cortex and hippocampus, according to a new study. The link between memory and...
Discover the new brain stimulation treatment for depression

Discover the new brain stimulation treatment for depression

Patients are now being offered a new medically approved brain stimulation headset that could be the new treatment for depression – could this have...
Did you know about the changes in brain structure in long-duration space missions?

Did you know about the changes in brain structure in long-duration space missions?

For the first time, a new study shows that changes in cognitive performance correlates with changes in brain structure in NASA astronauts following spaceflight. Published...
The science behind traumatic brain injury and concussion

The science behind traumatic brain injury and concussion

While probing the origins of concussion, Stevens researchers identify which regions of the brain are more vulnerable to damage from a traumatic brain injury. If...
Noise pollution effects: what do you think it does to humans?

Noise pollution effects: what do you think it does to humans?

In a nutshell, any sound that disturbs your peace is noise, regardless of whether or not you are used to it – But have...
Holocaust survivors experience life-long psychological & biological toll on brain structure

Holocaust survivors experience life-long psychological & biological toll on brain structure

Stress of Holocaust survivors has shown a lifelong and lasting negative impact on their brain structure, as well as potentially impacting their offspring. The novel...
Explore how concussion symptoms can be reversed by magnetic therapy

Explore how concussion symptoms can be reversed by magnetic therapy

According to the University of Saskatchewan, concussion symptoms, such as loss of balance, hazy comprehension and ability to walk straight, can be reversed by...
Examining ethical issues surrounding wearable brain devices marketed to consumers

Examining ethical issues surrounding wearable brain devices marketed to consumers

Wearable brain devices are now being marketed directly to consumers and often claim to confer benefits like boosting memory and modulating symptoms of depression...
The visual cortex: Is there a brain region for Pokémon characters?

The visual cortex: Is there a brain region for Pokémon characters?

Did your childhood hood involve countless hours spent capturing, training & battling Pokémon? Well, there now may be a link between our visual cortex...
Sleeplessness crisis: The hidden health crisis and what it really means for today’s children

Sleeplessness crisis: The hidden health crisis and what it really means for today’s children

2018 was the year that experts pronounced children’s lack of sleep as a ‘hidden health crisis’, after NHS England statistics revealed thousands of children...
Researchers have uncovered 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia

Researchers have uncovered 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia

Scientists have identified high-risk genes for schizophrenia, suggesting it to be a developmental disease that can be detected & treated before the onset of...

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