Tag archive for ‘Brain’
By admin On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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New method can improve resolution of brain magnetic resonance imaging using artificial intelligence

Researchers of the ICAI Group -Computational Intelligence and Image Analysis- of the University of Malaga (UMA) have designed an unprecedented method that is capable of improving brain images obtained through More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Researchers identify how certain areas of the brain respond to ADHD drug

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder characterized by symptoms of hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity. People with the condition are often prescribed a stimulant More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Childhood adversity and violence exposure can alter the brain

Childhood adversity is a significant problem in the US, particularly for children growing up in poverty. Those who experience poverty have a much higher risk of being exposed to violence and suffering from a More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Discovery of mechanism by which Zika virus enters brain cells

Two independent studies published by Cell Press on January 16, 2020, report that the mechanism by which Zika virus enters brain cells has been identified and even more, exploited to prevent Zika infection and More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Researchers use new eye movement test to study brain aging effects

A new study, published in PeerJ, shows how University of Liverpool researchers have used a newly developed eye movement test to improve the understanding of how parts of the brain work. Healthy, older adults More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Brain parasite makes rodents unafraid of cats, other predators

Cats have the power to control the minds of rodents, through a brain parasite called Toxoplasma gondii. The pathogen exerts a strange mind control on rodents that make them lose their fear of cats and become More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Alcohol dependence results in remodeling of functional architecture in rodent’s brain

Employing advanced technologies that allow whole brain imaging at single-cell resolution, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that in an alcohol-dependent mouse model, More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Maternal stress affects fetal brain development

A new study published online January 13, 2020, in the journal JAMA Pediatrics reports that mothers who suffer severe mental stress during pregnancy may have babies with abnormal development in important areas More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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New research demonstrates the importance of personalized brain models

New research conducted by Professors Christophe Bernard and Viktor Jirsa of Aix Marseille Univ, Inserm, Institut de Neurosciences des Systèmes, Marseille, France and Professor Itamar Kahn, director of the More...

By admin On Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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Researchers analyze the aftereffects of deferred intentions in the brain

Placing a checkmark on the to-do list is an extremely liberating feeling for many eager list lovers, especially when the task has been postponed for a long time. But what happens in our brain when we have completed More...