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How vitamin D may help fight multiple sclerosis Dec 10, 12:01 pm
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that 'sunshine vitamin' D may help combat multiple sclerosis by blocking the migration of destructive immune cells to the brain.
How brain balances learning new skills while retaining old ones Dec 10, 11:22 am
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new computational model that explains how the brain maintains the balance between plasticity and stability, and how it can learn very similar tasks without interference between them.
New drug breakthrough brings brain cancer cure closer to reality Dec 9, 12:41 pm
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): Scientists have identified a mechanism that can help treat brain cancer and a drug that decreases brain tumour growth.
Susan Boyle says Asperger's syndrome diagnosis was 'a relief' Dec 9, 11:19 am
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Scottish singer Susan Boyle, who suffers from Asperger's syndrome, has confessed that her diagnosis was "a relief" because people thought she had "brain damage".
Candice Swanepoel says models need brains to be successful Dec 8, 11:26 am
Washington, Dec. 8 (ANI): Victoria's Secret model Candice Swanepoel has asserted that now-a-days models need to be smart to achieve success in the competitive modeling industry.
How brain makes toss-up decisions Dec 8, 11:26 am
Washington, Dec 08 (ANI): A new study has revealed that random fluctuations in brain cell activity may determine how we make decisions when given choices.
Washington, December 8 (ANI): A new research has discovered a biological mechanism that allows brain tumor cells to escape from the drugs designed to target them, resulting in drug resistance.
Protein that helps dissolve Alzheimer's plaque identified Dec 7, 1:33 pm
Washington, Dec. 7 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a way of traversing the blood-brain barrier, as well as a similar physiological obstacle in the eye, the retinal-blood barrier.
Faulty 'brain wiring' may cause dyslexia Dec 6, 2:54 pm
London, Dec 06 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people with dyslexia are unable to read or spell properly because of communication problems in their brain.
Resting your brain could help boost memory performance Dec 6, 2:54 pm
Washington, Dec 06 (ANI): A new study has revealed that while the human brain is in a resting state, patterns of neuronal activity which are associated to specific memories may spontaneously reappear and such recurrences contribute to the stabilization of memory contents.
London, December 6 (ANI): Scientists have developed a drug, which will be available in 5 years to slow down Alzheimer's relentless attack on the brain.
Washington, Dec. 6 (ANI): A study pinpoints a region of the brain that, when stimulated, causes a person to anticipate a challenge and possess a strong motivation to overcome it.
Probiotic therapy relieves autism symptoms in mice Dec 6, 12:08 pm
Washington, Dec 06 (ANI): Researchers are investigating a potentially transformative new therapy for autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders by using the co-occurrence of brain and gut problems in Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as their guide.
New gene discovery sheds light on how brain ages Dec 6, 10:49 am
Washington, Dec 06 (ANI): By using a powerful gene-hunting technique for the first time in mammalian brain cells, researchers have identified a gene involved in building the circuitry that relays signals through the brain.
Melbourne, Dec. 5 (ANI): While studying the brain's speech-planning processes, researchers found that Americans find it hard to repeat the phrase "pad kid poured curd pulled cold".
Cause of infant deaths from SIDS identified Dec 4, 1:45 pm
Melbourne, Dec. 4 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that babies dying from Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) have brain stem abnormalities regardless of whether they were exposed to risks like suffocation or co-sleeping.
Washington, Dec. 4 (ANI): A new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health has suggested that people who are more prone to developing Alzheimer's disease later in life show changes in their brains from childhood.
4pence-a-day BP pills can be effective in treating dementia Dec 4, 1:24 pm
London, Dec. 4 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that Amlodipine, a 4 pence-a-day cheap blood pressure capsule, could potentially help in beating vascular dementia that results from problems with the blood supply to the brain.
No link between contact sports and brain disease: Study Dec 4, 12:56 pm
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study has said that there is only limited evidence showing a link between sports concussions and an increased risk of late-life cognitive and neuropsychiatric impairments.
Washington, Dec 04 (ANI): Researchers have found that a new and unique compound, named NT219, selectively inhibits the process of aging in order to protect the brain from neurodegenerative diseases, without affecting lifespan.
Enzyme that could lead to better diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease identified Dec 4, 10:48 am
Washington, Dec. 4 (ANI): Researchers have identified an enzyme that could halt or possibly even reverse the build-up of toxic protein fragments known as plaques in the brains of mice with Alzheimer's disease.
Prenatal exposure to alcohol linked to poor brain development Dec 4, 10:47 am
Washington, Dec 04 (ANI): A new study has revealed that prenatal exposure to alcohol severely disrupts major features of brain development that potentially lead to increased anxiety and poor motor function, conditions typical in humans with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
Washington, Dec 03 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a single dose of the hormone oxytocin, delivered via nasal spray, can enhance brain activity while processing social information in kids suffering from autism spectrum disorders.
Washington, December 3 (ANI): A new study has shown a way to accurately predicted early onset of Alzheimer's disease within two years of screening.
Wellington, Dec 3 (ANI): Former international cricketers Simon Doull and Chris Cairns are contemplating taking on each other in the boxing ring in the Fight for Life event in Auckland on December 14.
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