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Fish larvae's visual system plays key role in hunting prey May 23, 1:50 pm
Washington, May 23 (ANI): For most animal species, moving objects play a major role in the processing of sensory impressions in the brain, as they often signal the presence of a welcome prey or an imminent threat.
Human brain can be trained to be more compassionate May 23, 12:49 pm
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Until now, little was scientifically known about the human potential to cultivate compassion.
Insomnia may cause dysfunction in emotional brain circuitry May 23, 12:11 pm
Washington, May 23 (ANI): A new study has found neurobiological evidence for dysfunction in the neural circuitry underlying emotion regulation in people with insomnia.
Promising new compound offers hope against cocaine addiction May 23, 10:43 am
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Researchers at Johns Hopkins have unraveled the molecular foundations of cocaine's effects on the brain, and identified a compound that blocks cravings for the drug in cocaine-addicted mice.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Phosphatidylserine - a natural food supplement produced from beef, oysters, and soy - improves the functioning of genes involved in degenerative brain disorders, including Parkinson's disease and Familial Dysautonomia (FD).
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A new study by investigators at the University of Michigan and Eli Lilly may reveal the "switch" that helps our brains to make the shift from current behaviours to new ones.
Restricting caloric intake delays nerve cell loss in mice May 22, 9:57 am
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Activating an enzyme known to play a role in the anti-aging benefits of calorie restriction delays the loss of brain cells and preserves cognitive function in mice, a new study has found.
Salamanders could hold key to human organ regeneration May 21, 1:57 pm
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists have found that salamanders' immune systems are key to their remarkable ability to regrow limbs, and could also underpin their ability to regenerate spinal cords, brain tissue and even parts of their hearts.
Mediterranean diet may help boost ageing brain power May 21, 10:40 am
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A Mediterranean diet with added extra virgin olive oil or mixed nuts seems to improve the brain power of older people better than advising them to follow a low-fat diet, according to a new research.
Brain ultrasound improves mood May 19, 1:32 pm
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Transcranial ultrasound stimulation (TUS) has shown promise in improving mental states in people suffering from chronic pain.
Chronic trauma can inflict lasting damage to brain May 19, 1:13 pm
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have shown that the effects of trauma persist in certain brain regions even when veterans of combat are not engaged in cognitive or emotional tasks, and face no immediate external threats.
Alcoholics who smoke may show 'early ageing' of brain May 18, 11:57 am
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Heavy drinkers who smoke have more problems with their memory, ability to think quickly and efficiently, and problem-solving skills, a study has suggested.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): For people whose math abilities are not so good, a mild form of brain stimulation may help improve their proficiency.
Brain tells which ear to be used for cell phone May 17, 11:55 am
Washington, May 17 (ANI): If you're a left-brain thinker, chances are you use your right hand to hold your cell phone up to your right ear, a new study has found.
Our emotions match music to colours May 17, 10:48 am
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Our brains are wired to make music-color connections depending on how the melodies make us feel, according to a new research from the University of California, Berkeley.
Brain rewires itself after damage or injury May 16, 10:03 am
Washington, May 16 (ANI): When the brain's primary "learning center" is damaged, complex new neural circuits arise to compensate for the lost function.
Fish oil may stall brain-damaging effects of junk food May 15, 12:15 pm
London, May 15 (ANI): Fish oils could minimize the effects that junk food can have on the brain, a review by researchers at the University of Liverpool has shown.
Melbourne, May 14 (ANI): A UK charity has called for urgent action to reduce women's exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Genes controlling circadian clock rhythms are profoundly altered in the brains of people with severe depression, researchers have found.
How brain detects grammatical error even when you are unaware May 14, 11:25 am
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A study has shown that our brain often works on autopilot when it comes to grammar.
Possible cause of congenital heart disease identified May 13, 3:34 pm
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Researchers conducting the first large-scale sequencing analysis of congenital heart disease have taken an important step in unlocking the cause of the most common type of birth defect.
Restoring memory with a microchip now closer to reality May 12, 2:13 pm
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Researchers in the US are hoping to start human trials of memory implants in the next two years.
Mouse study shows cancer drug halts accumulation of toxic proteins linked to Parkinson's disease May 11, 3:26 pm
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A drug currently being used to treat leukemia has been found to help halt the production of toxic proteins in the brains of mice.
US man incorrectly given death diagnosis awarded $59k May 11, 3:13 pm
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A man from Montana, who thought that he would be dead within six months after being incorrectly diagnosed with brain cancer, has been awarded 59,820 dollars for the grief and stress it caused him and his family.
How the brain tracks fast-moving tennis balls May 9, 3:10 pm
Washington, May 9 (ANI): How does tennis icon Venus Williams see the oncoming ball, let alone return her sister Serena's 120 mph serves?
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