Central Nervous System

“We started with cancer but now have developed these targeted therapies for all sorts of diseases”

<b>Along with Christopher Leamon, you’ve created the Trojan horse process to attack diseased cells. What exactly is this process?</b><p>One of the problems …

Cancer

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, What Happens When Your Brain's Support Cells Aren't So Supportive?, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: Astrocytes may be good targets to prevent, or even reverse, the effects of normal aging, researchers suggest.Source: Salk …

Neuroscience

Researchers find potential path to repair nerves damaged by multiple sclerosis

The study shows that treatments tailored for different disabilities caused by MS could be more effective than treatments intended to target multiple …

Neuroscience

MS Breakthrough: A New Potential Pathway To Repair Multiple Sclerosis- Damaged Nerves Discovered

Scientists discovered a new potential pathway to repair the damaged nerves that affect the walking of those diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) …

Neuroscience

Scientists Discover New Potential Glaucoma Treatment

Vision scientists at UC Berkeley and the University of Toronto have discovered that naturally occurring molecules known as lipid mediators have the …

Neuroscience

Trump’s Two-Handed Drinking A Sign Of Prescription Drug Or Medical Problem, Says Doctor As Twitter Mocks Trump

President Donald Trump has been drinking water with two hands lately and the two-handed drinking has caused plenty of questions to arise. As reported …

Offbeat News

'Simple, but powerful' model reveals mechanisms behind neuron development

All things must come to an end. This is particularly true for neurons, especially the extensions called axons that transmit electrochemical signals …

Neuroscience

Study Sheds Light on Concussions in Women

New research might shed some light on why women experience higher rates of concussion than their male counterparts.<p>A new study from the University of …

Sport (Australia)

Do Brain-Wiring Differences Make Women More Vulnerable to Concussions?

Researchers have known for some time that female athletes experience higher rates of concussion than their male counterparts, and also often suffer …

Neuroscience

What can worms tell us about our brains? | Cosmos

Unlike other parts of your body, such as the skin or bones that grow new tissue to repair damage, nerve cells are not easily replaced. They have to …

Biology

How Do New Synapses Form In The Brain?

<i>In neuroscience, based on what principle are new synapses formed in the brain, or do neurons grow randomly until they bump into other neurons to form a synapse? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p>…

Psychology

How Developing Visual System Axons Stay in the Correct Layer

<i>Summary: A new study from Tokyo Institute of Technology researchers provides insight into neural networks in the developing brain.</i><p>Source: Tokyo …

Neuroscience

American Geriatrics Society 2015 updated Beers Criteria for potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults.

Definitions of quality of evidence (<b>high</b>, <b>moderate</b>, <b>low</b>) and strength of recommendation (<b>strong</b>, <b>weak</b>, <b>insufficient</b>) are provided at the end of the …

Pain

3D Mini Brains Accelerate Research for Repairing Brain Function

Researchers have developed a new method of reducing the time it takes to grow mini brain models in the lab. This may accelerate research into …

Neuroscience

3-D mini brains accelerate research for repairing brain function

Study introduces new bioengineered 'asteroids' for examining neural connections<p>HOUSTON-(Dec. 6, 2017) - The Houston Methodist Research Institute is …

Neuroscience

Dual-screen ZTE Axon M goes $200 off list to $525 with AT&T installment plans

Are you intrigued by ZTE’s AT&T-exclusive dual-screen smartphone proposition but find the Axon M horrendously overpriced, what with a Snapdragon 821 …

Technology

Top execs depart police body camera-maker Axon, hint at plans to launch new startup

Four years after Axon acquired their startup, the founders of Familiar are ready for their next adventure.<p>Marcus Womack, Josh Hepfer, Mike Bohlander …

Startups

A Clearer Path to Axon Regeneration for Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries

Research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine may ultimately change the course of treatment for brain and spinal cord injuries.</b> …

Neuroscience

white hot truth + sermons on life

When someone asks me how I stay creative or healthy I say: <i>I meditate.</i> What’s the best way to get unstuck in your life? <i>Meditate</i>. Best piece of advice …

Self-improvement

Brain cell advance brings fresh hope for CJD therapies

Experts have developed a way of studying the disease in the lab using brain cells derived from human stem cells<p>Scientists have developed a new system …

Neuroscience

Brain astrocytes linked to Alzheimer's disease

Astrocytes, the supporting cells of the brain, could play a significant role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), according to a new …

Neuroscience

NBRC team uncovers how damaged neurons recover functions

Researchers at the National Brain Research Centre, Gurgaon, have experimentally demonstrated how neurons that are injured or damaged can be …

Neuroscience

Astrocytes Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers have discovered a direct association between astrocytes and Alzheimer's disease. In a new study, researchers report astrocytes in the …

Neuroscience

caffeine and performance | nuun

<i>By Vishal Patel,<br>Chief Nutritionist</i><p>One of the most widely consumed beverages in the world is coffee. And if you’re like me, you don’t necessarily …

Triathlons

Neuroeconomics

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Behavior

Researchers investigate new treatment for glaucoma

As an avid reader, I find I can get through just about anything if I can decompress and escape into a good book — so the idea of losing my vision is …

Neuroscience

Should Heading Be Allowed In Junior Football?

Following Alan Shearer's BBC documentary on the long term risks of heading a football, one would be forgiven for thinking no sport is safe and, …

Alan Shearer

How drinking affects brain stem cells

We all know that too much alcohol is bad for us, but do we know what it actually does to our brains? New research suggests that long-term, heavy …

Medicine

Safety of Autologous Human Schwann Cell Transplantation for Spinal Cord Injuries | GEN

Cell transplantation is a leading candidate therapy to repair tissue damage in the traumatically injured spinal cord. Schwann cells (SCs), glial …

Spinal Cords

iPSCs Show Astrocyte-Neuron Impact on Brain Pathology in Autism

<i>Summary: A new study in Biological Psychiatry reports researchers discovered astrocytes may contribute to the cause of ASD. The findings could help</i> …

Neuroscience