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Can darkness rewire our brains to improve hearing?

Can darkness rewire our brains to improve hearing?

Visual and auditory senses are known to be impacted by sensory deprivation. New research has revealed that sight deprivation changes the way brain cells interact...
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...
Rare sleep disorder common among veterans with PTSD

Rare sleep disorder common among veterans with PTSD

Military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder or concussion suffer from a thrashing form of sleep behaviour at a rate that is far higher than...
Research sheds new light on how episodic memory works

Research sheds new light on how episodic memory works

Neuroscientists have proven how different parts of the human brain work together to create and retrieve episodic memory. Models suggested that, during formation of a...

Research unclear on link between cannabis and psychosis

A number of studies have been looking at the link between cannabis and psychosis, however, much more needs to be done to fully understand...

Blue Brain project finds how neurons form billions of synaptic connections

A project that aims to build biologically detailed digital reconstructions and simulations of the rodent, and ultimately the human brain, has found how neurons...
Funding to better understand craniopagus conjoined children

Funding to better understand craniopagus conjoined children

Charity, Gemini Untwined, has been launched to fund treatment and further our understanding of craniopagus conjoined children around the world. The surgeons behind the life-changing...
Brain computer interface – the rising adoption of wearable medical devices

Brain computer interface – the rising adoption of wearable medical devices

Explore the current and upcoming trends regarding brain computer interface, the device that can help to create a pathway between the brain and surrounding...
Pregnant women taking epilepsy drugs increase language impairment in their children

Pregnant women taking epilepsy drugs increase language impairment in their children

Today at the 5th European Academy of Neurology Congress, researchers present how epilepsy drugs taken by pregnant women is associated with higher risk of...
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...
Progressive muscle relaxation: can a smartphone app help relax migraines?

Progressive muscle relaxation: can a smartphone app help relax migraines?

According to NYU School of Medicine, migraine sufferers who used a smartphone-based progressive muscle relaxation technique at least twice a week experienced fewer headache...
Every two hours in England, someone loses their leg due to a non-healing wound

Every two hours in England, someone loses their leg due to a non-healing wound

The first national Legs Matter Awareness Week is being held this June, and is urging people to ‘stand up’ to one of the UK’s...

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