April 20, 2016
Researchers share progress on the effects of altering synaptic
connections in the brain at a symposium at the New York Academy of Sciences.
April 7, 2016
By sharing information and combining data on
psychiatric disorders, “we’re starting to nail down some real findings—reliable
genetic associations that are meaningful, consistent, and measurable,” says one
March 31, 2016
Tiny clumps of
reprogrammed cells that send impulses to one another could prove fertile
testing ground for brain researchers and toxicologists.
March 23, 2016
American College of Physicians has issued a new clinical practice guideline
suggesting that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is an equally viable choice
to treat adults with depression.
March 15, 2016
longitudinal studies of families and brain imaging of children, researchers
find potential biomarkers of risk.
March 8, 2016
Idol enzyme, first considered a target for preventing heart disease, also
appears to influence the amount of harmful plaques in the brain.
February 29, 2016
How viruses like Zika disturb fetal brain development is a
February 24, 2016
Immune protein IL-17A may directly
influence fetal brain development.
February 22, 2016
Studies asking musicians to improvise while
having their brains scanned suggest that extended practice in being creative leads
to less activity in some control-related brain regions and stronger network
February 16, 2016
Cell and animal models point to
abnormalities in two brain areas.
February 11, 2016
Researchers investigate an FDA-approved diabetes drug
that affects effect on energy production in cells.
February 8, 2016
Treating inherited retinal disease and deafness are likely near-term
January 25, 2016
Synaptic-level changes encode memories in the short
term. Could changes at the synapse-support structure, the PNN, encode
January 19, 2016
DNA damage and repair
are widely studied by cancer biologists and immunologists; now neuroscientists
are taking a look
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January 11, 2016
Growing evidence of a link between inflammation and
mood suggests new pathways to possible treatments.