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October 22, 2020

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Bacterial Metabolism of Dietary Soy May Lower Risk Factor for Dementia

A metabolite produced following consumption of dietary soy may decrease a key risk factor for dementia - with the help of the right bacteria, according to a new ...

Hypothyroidism in Pregnant Mothers Linked to ADHD in Their Children

Low levels of key, body-regulating chemicals in mothers during the first three months of pregnancy may interfere with the baby's brain development, a large study ...
Researchers have linked a brain region to what they call neural polarization, offering a glimpse into the partisan brain in the weeks leading up to what is arguably the most ...

Fear and Anxiety Share Same Bases in Brain

A recent report provides new evidence that fear and anxiety reflect overlapping brain circuits. The findings run counter to popular scientific accounts, highlighting the need for a major theoretical ...
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Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Treat Mild Alzheimer's Disease Using Deep Brain Stimulation

Medical researchers are enrolling individuals in an international phase 3 clinical trial to examine the safety and effectiveness of deep brain stimulation to treat Alzheimer's. The study uses ...

'Use It or Lose It': Regular Social Engagement Linked to Healthier Brain Microstructure in Older Adults

Older people who report greater levels of social engagement have more robust gray matter in regions of the brain relevant in dementia, according to new research. It is the first to use a particularly ...

Stay in Touch With Your Emotions to Reduce Pandemic-Induced Stress

The coronavirus has ushered in a lot of stress. Psychologists say people can reduce stress by identifying their emotions and taking mindful action to address them. The findings come from a national ...

Novel Discoveries in Preventing Epileptic Seizures

Researchers have found that an amino acid produced by the brain could play a crucial role in preventing a type of epileptic ...

Effects of Low-Level Lead Exposure and Alcohol Consumption

A new study examining effects of low-level developmental lead exposure in mice could explain why some people dependent on alcohol return to ...

Alcohol Use Changed Right After COVID-19 Lockdown

One in four adults reported a change in alcohol use almost immediately after stay-at-home orders were issued: 14 percent reported drinking more alcohol and reported higher levels of stress and ...

Scientists Find Neurochemicals Have Unexpectedly Profound Roles in the Human Brain

In first-of-their-kind observations in the human brain, an international team of researchers has revealed two well-known neurochemicals -- dopamine and serotonin -- are at work at sub-second speeds ...

Pandemic-Related Stress Leads to Less Employee Engagement

As COVID-19 cases surged this spring, the pandemic led some people more than others to ponder their own mortality. A new study in China and the United States suggests that these people were the ones ...

Nerve Cell Activity Shows How Confident We Are

Should I or shouldn't I? The activity of individual nerve cells in the brain tells us how confident we are in our decisions. The result is unexpected - the researchers were actually on the trail ...

Inhibiting Epileptic Activity in the Brain

A new study shows that a protein -- called DUSP4 -- was increased in healthy brain tissue directly adjacent to epileptic tissue. The research suggests that boosting levels of DUSP4 could be a novel ...

Experimental Glioblastoma Therapy Shows Curative Powers in Mice Models

Researchers used a second-generation pro-drug called MP-Pt(IV) to target the deadly cells of glioblastoma tumors and found mice harboring human glioblastoma tumors in their brains had greatly ...

The Effects of Oxytocin on Social Anxiety Depend on Location, Location, Location

The findings of the study show that oxytocin produced in the BNST increases stress-induced social anxiety behaviors in mice. This may provide an explanation as to why oxytocin can sometimes have ...

Major Deficits in Addressing Mental Health Needs of Asylum Seekers

A new study of asylum seekers in Germany suggests that, among those with symptoms of depression, anxiety, or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), few receive a diagnosis from the health care system, ...

Traveling Brain Waves Help Detect Hard-to-See Objects

A team of scientists has uncovered details of the neural mechanisms underlying the perception of objects. They found that patterns of neural signals, called traveling brain waves, exist in the visual ...

Cortex-Wide Variation of Neuronal Cellular Energy Levels Depending on the Sleep-Wake States

The brain is assumed to exert homeostatic functions to always keep the cellular energy status constant, this has not been proven. Researchers discovered that cortical neuronal intracellular ...

Study Confirms Genetic Link in Cerebral Palsy

An international research team including the University of Adelaide has found further evidence that rare gene mutations can cause cerebral palsy, findings which could lead to earlier diagnosis and ...

A Hydrogel That Could Help Repair Damaged Nerves

Injuries to peripheral nerves -- tissues that transmit bioelectrical signals from the brain to the rest of the body -- often result in chronic pain, neurologic disorders, paralysis or disability. ...

Study Finds Odor-Sensing Neuron Regeneration Process Is Adaptive

Results show that diminished odor stimulation reduces the number of newly-generated neurons that express particular odorant receptors, indicating a selective alteration in the neurogenesis of these ...

Evidence of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and MND in Brains of Young People Exposed to Dirty Air

After examining the brainstems of 186 young Mexico City residents aged between 11 months and 27 years of age, researchers, found markers not only of Alzheimer's disease, but also of ...

Millimeter-Precision Drug Delivery to the Brain

Focused ultrasound waves help researchers to deliver drugs to the brain with pinpoint accuracy, in other words only to where their effect is desired. This method is set to enable treatment of ...

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