NEUROSCIENCE

By Glossex | This magazine contains articles on neurology and brain mixed up with latest cutting edge research on chronic brain diseases and disorders.

Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

<b>The defect that causes the neurodegenerative disease Huntington's has been corrected in patients for the first time, the BBC has learned.</b><p>An experimental drug, injected into spinal fluid, safely lowered levels of toxic proteins in the brain.<p>The research team, at University College London, say there …

Dementia

KQED

Last February Baxter Bailey injured himself trying to break into his own home when he couldn’t find his key. Crawling through a window leading to the …

Medicine

Researchers investigate how a stressed brain can make asthma worse

William Busse, a professor of asthma, pulmonary and critical care medicine at the UW–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, is looking at …

Medicine

Peter Shankman Learned to Live With a Faster Brain From His ADHD

How to Tell if Someone Is Lying to You<p>02:11<p>We tried Tom Brady’s diet at a bar<p>04:47<p>Holiday stress? Chill out with these three apps<p>02:45<p>No escape: What it's really like to live and work 'Below Deck'<p>03:25<p>2 minutes with Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin<p>02:01<p>The Secret to Health and Happiness? …

ADHD

The brain benefits of your child's dinosaur obsession

Susan Alloway's daughter Erin was very specific about her Halloween costume. It couldn't be just any dinosaur: Erin, 6, wanted to be an Ozraptor.<p>For the record, an Ozraptor is an abelisauroid theropod dinosaur that lived in modern-day Australia during the Middle Jurassic period.<p>It's also definitely …

Dinosaurs

Alzheimer’s is already a serious problem in the US — and numbers will double by 2060

The number of people at risk for Alzheimer’s disease is rapidly rising in the United States, and everyone — young and old — should pay attention.<p>More …

Dementia

‘Phenomenal’ trial results may lead to a treatment for Huntington’s disease, experts say

The discovery of a drug that may treat the fatal disease known as Huntington's is being hailed as “historic” by Louise Vetter, president and CEO of the Huntington's Disease Society of America, and “phenomenal” and “fantastically promising” by Huntington's researchers, including the woman who …

Medicine

Excitement as Huntington's drug shown to slow progress of devastating disease

Hailed as ‘enormously significant’, results in groundbreaking trial are first time a drug has been shown to suppress effects of Huntington’s genetic mutation<p>A landmark trial for Huntington’s disease has announced positive results, suggesting that an experimental drug could become the first to slow …

Medicine

Mini brains may wrinkle and fold just like ours

<b>PHILADELPHIA</b> — Flat brains growing on microscope slides may have revealed a new wrinkle in the story of how the brain folds.<p>Cells inside the brains …

Biology

Forecasting the prevalence of preclinical and clinical Alzheimer's disease in the United States

We forecast the prevalence of preclinical and clinical Alzheimer's disease (AD) and evaluated potential impacts of primary and secondary preventions …

Neuroscience

Your Mood Depends on the Food You Eat, and What You Should Eat Changes as You Age

Binghampton researchers report on how the foods we eat can affect our mental well being, and how our dietary needs change as we age.

Neuroscience

World-first for early Parkinson’s detection

A Charles Sturt University (CSU) PhD research student has discovered a new technique that uses artificial intelligence to accurately detect early …

Parkinson's Disease

Trauma affects brains of boys and girls in opposite ways

Brain scans of children and teenagers with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) show structural differences between the sexes in one part of the …

The Brain

Can "Avatar Therapy" Help People Confront Hallucinations?

In a recent study, schizophrenics engaged the distressing voices they hear through digital audio-visual representations<p>Comment on this Story

Psychiatry

Millennial on medication: it's time to break the silence about using antidepressants

About 18 months ago, when I was 20, I started taking medication – a combination of antidepressants and anti-anxiety pills. It was a long and arduous …

Depression

Link between immune system and body clock examined

The effectiveness of our immune system could be directly linked to the time of the day it is triggered, new research has shown.<p>The discovery could in …

Medicine

AVATAR Therapy for Auditory Hallucinations: If You Can't Beat the Voices, Join Them

About 65% of patients with schizophrenia experience verbal auditory hallucinations, typically in the form of voices that emanate from perceived …

Psychiatry

Stuttering: Stop signals in the brain disturb speech flow

One per cent of adults and five per cent of children are unable to achieve what most of us take for granted–speaking fluently. Instead, they struggle …

Neuroscience

Depression's causal mechanisms in the brain identified with new method

People with major depressive disorder have alterations in the activity and connectivity of brain systems underlying reward and memory, according to a …

The Brain

Time of Day Affects Severity of Autoimmune Disease

<i>Summary: Researchers shed light on how the circadian rhythm and time of day impact immune response in autoimmune diseases. The findings could help in</i> …

Neuroscience

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Summary: THC may slow the progress of cognitive decline that occurs in up to 50 percent of people with HIV, a new study reports.Source: Michigan …

Neuroscience

'We all hear voices in our heads,' but why? Study investigates

The brain treats talking inside of our heads as essentially the same thing as talking out loud, according to new research published in the journal</i> …

The Brain

5 Negative Effects Of Objectifying Women, According To Science

When I talk to people about the objectification of women, there's always a lot of confusion. People ask, "Isn't it human nature to objectify people?" …

Feminism

Discovery Deepens Understanding of Brain's Sensory Circuitry

Summary: Researchers have identified a new set of matching barrel structures two layers deeper in the cortex than whisker barrels.<p>Source: Brown …

Neuroscience

Why the brain prevents us burning fat when we are dieting

A new study may help explain why dieting can be an inefficient way to lose weight: key brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories …

Weight Loss

Tapeworm Drug May Help in Fight Against Parkinson's

<i>Summary: Cardiff University researchers report a molecule in a common medication used to treat tapeworm has shown to be effective in enhancing the</i> …

Neuroscience

What Is Paranoid Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a complex mental health condition, with symptoms often starting to show between the ages of 16 and 30 years old. There are a handful …

Mental Health

A New RNA Drug Could Help Slow Huntington’s Disease - MIT Technology Review

The Download<p>What's up in emerging technology<p>Today<p>A New RNA Drug Could Help Slow Huntington’s Disease<p>A human trial shows that synthetic strands of RNA …

Barack Obama

What Is Huntington's Disease? Experimental Drug Promises To Curb Brain Condition

A new experimental drug developed by a team of researchers from the University College London promised to curb the deadly Huntington’s Disease. The …

Medicine