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There may be new hope for people who suffer from epilepsy. A recent study has shown that an experimental implant reduces seizures in epileptic rats by 93 percent, and that the effects remain after the device has been removed... Continue Reading Brain implant shows promise for stopping seizures Category: Medical Tags: Epilepsy Implant University of Ferrara
In this GDC 2012 talk, game developer Scott Crabtree presents a series of brain games that can help game developers keep their minds sharp for making their own wonderful games. ...
A study from a team of Japanese researchers has revealed a new class of sleep-inducing drugs can potentially preserve a person's ability to wake quickly in response to loud threatening noises. The study suggests this new type of hypnotic drug could also reduce the "hangover effect" that commonly strikes people taking regular benzodiazepine-based sleeping aids... Continue Reading Hopes new
A study from a team of Japanese researchers has revealed a new class of sleep-inducing drugs can potentially preserve a person's ability to wake quickly in response to loud threatening noises. The study suggests this new type of hypnotic drug could also reduce the 'hangover effect' that commonly strikes people taking regular benzodiazepine-based sleeping aids... Continue Reading New class
An incredible new study, from researchers at the University of Toronto and UC San Francisco, uncovers a novel insight into the gut-brain connection revealing the intestine may be the source of immune cells found to reduce brain inflammation in multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferers... Continue Reading Immune cells from the gut found to reduce MS-related brain inflammation Category: Science Ta
UC Berkeley researchers have developed a wireless, autonomous, closed-loop neurostimulator that sits outside the head, monitoring electrical activity in the brain and intervening with electrical stimulation to ward off seizures. The device, which the team has called WAND (Wireless, Artifact-free Neuromodulation Device), can record activity at up to 128 points in the brain, and is designed
Evolutionarily speaking, anxiety is an important mental state – but not so much when it gets out of hand, preventing you from leaving the house. Current anti-anxiety medication comes with some negative side effects, but researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine have now identified a protein in the brain that may be the key to new, more targeted treatments... Continu
dr. norberg has used cotton yarns in different colors to accurately represent the complex organ's various parts. The post psychiatrist knits anatomically correct model of the human brain appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
There has been concern in the past that some of the pathological hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease may be transmissible from human to human. A new study is adding weight to that possibility, providing experimental evidence that amyloid beta plaques may have in the past been seeded a patient's brain through contaminated samples of human growth hormone... Continue Reading Intriguing study sug
Open brain surgery is about as dangerous as it sounds, but for sufferers of conditions like Parkinson's and epilepsy it can be the only way to relieve their symptoms. Unfortunately, this means drilling a hole in the skull and stimulating the brain with electrical currents, bringing on the risk of serious side effects. Fortunately, scientists have opened a new doorway to the brain, developi


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