Chemical reaction keeps stroke-damaged brain from repairing itself

Chemical reaction keeps stroke-damaged brain from repairing itself

Chemical reaction keeps stroke-damaged brain from repairing itself. Nitric oxide, a gaseous molecule produced in the brain, can damage neurons. When the brain produces too […]

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A good mood may boost seniors’ brain power

A good mood may boost seniors’ brain power

A good mood may boost seniors’ brain power. When older people’s mood improves, so does their brain power, new research suggests. Being in a good […]

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Brain imaging predicts psychotherapy success in patients with social anxiety disorder

Brain imaging predicts psychotherapy success in patients with social anxiety disorder

Brain imaging predicts psychotherapy success in patients with social anxiety disorder. Treatment for social anxiety disorder or social phobia has entered the personalized medicine arena […]

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Physicians’ brain scans indicate doctors can feel their patients’ pain and their relief

Physicians’ brain scans indicate doctors can feel their patients’ pain and their relief

Physicians’ brain scans indicate doctors can feel their patients’ pain and relief. A patient’s relationship with his or her doctor has long been considered an […]

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Tests on comatose ex-Israeli PM Sharon show ‘significant brain activity’

Tests on comatose ex-Israeli PM Sharon show ‘significant brain activity’

Tests on comatose ex-Israeli PM Sharon show ‘significant brain activity’. Doctors in Israel said Monday that they had detected “significant brain activity” during tests on […]

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Viewing different bodies helps brain understand disabilities

Viewing different bodies helps brain understand disabilities

Viewing different bodies helps brain understand disabilities. A new USC study finds evidence that watching television, of all things, can improve compassion and empathy. Researchers discovered […]

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Oxygen chamber can boost brain repair years after stroke or trauma

Oxygen chamber can boost brain repair years after stroke or trauma

Oxygen chamber can boost brain repair years after stroke or trauma. Stroke, traumatic injury, and metabolic disorder are major causes of brain damage and permanent […]

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Brain protein called vimentin can indicate damage to the hippocampus following binge drinking

Brain protein called vimentin can indicate damage to the hippocampus following binge drinking

Brain protein called vimentin can indicate damage to the hippocampus following binge drinking. Chronic drinking is known to have detrimental health effects such as cardiac […]

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Telepresence robot helps program brain and spine stimulators remotely

Telepresence robot helps program brain and spine stimulators remotely

Telepresence robot helps program brain and spine stimulators remotely. With the rapidly expanding use of brain and spinal cord stimulation therapy (neuromodulation), “remote presence” (telepresence) […]

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Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections

Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections

Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections. Local coordination of brain activity is impaired in people with autism, according to a new study. It’s been […]

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