November 30, 2015
“I don’t think, going forward, that neuroscientists
are going to be fully capable of doing all the great things they want to do
without a level of comfort with computational analysis,” said NIH Director
Francis Collins said at the recent Society for Neuroscience annual meeting.
November 23, 2015
Researchers find clues to why teens binge and which
brain areas may be most susceptible to danger during this sensitive period.
November 19, 2015
New research suggests that neurodegenerative disease,
like neurodevelopmental disorders, may actually start with the synapse, the
small gap between two neurons in which neurochemical messages are passed.
November 11, 2015
The need to rethink mental illness in neuroscience terms was the
dominant note of the 27th annual New York Mental Health Research Symposium of
the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.
November 9, 2015
Connection to community and family should be a
patient’s right, whether that person is fully conscious or minimally conscious,
argued researcher Joseph Fins at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting.
October 28, 2015
Researchers find signs that the motor and psychiatric
troubles sometimes seen in babies born prematurely may be present before birth.
October 19, 2015
Blocking tau acetylation—potentially with an off-the-shelf-drug—could be a new strategy against Alzheimer’s and other “tauopathies.”
October 13, 2015
“The most surprising result of this study is that
abnormal functional organization in heroin addicts persists even after years of
abstinence,” says a researcher.
September 23, 2015
function of ALS-linked protein TDP-43 seen as potentially major contributor to
September 16, 2015
As doctors continue to tweak using electricity as
therapy, a new meta-analysis suggests quicker application may be nearly as
effective and has much less risk of side effects.
September 9, 2015
growth hormone treatments, used during 1959-85, may have been contaminated with
“infectious” amyloid beta aggregates.
September 2, 2015
Findings also hint that “synucleinopathies” may
in rare cases be contagious.
August 25, 2015
Could an overactive circuit in the brain be inherited? Researchers find positive evidence in monkeys.
August 11, 2015
Finding hints at future treatment strategy for traumatic
brain injury, stroke, Alzheimer’
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August 3, 2015
Neurons' branches form corridors that newer neurons
can travel through.