Neurology

Former Connacht star out of intensive care after stroke

Former Connacht hooker Ethienne Reynecke has left intensive care after suffering a stroke last week, he remains heavily sedated though.The …

Intensive Care

Acute Vision Loss From Dacryocystitis

Nasolacrimal duct obstruction may be complicated by acute dacryocystitis. Delayed treatment has been associated with postseptal cellulitis, abscess …

Vision Loss

Online Daters Tend to Be Interested in Partners 25 Percent More Desirable Than They Are

In the video below, a young woman picks up a brown leather wallet, rubs it between her hands, then shakes it. The zipper pull trembles against the …

Neurology

What Is Arbor Vitae in Biology?

The arbor vitae serves a crucial function in the brain. The name comes from Latin and literally translates to "tree of life." The name accurately …

Central Nervous System

Electrophysiological correlates of the interplay between low-level visual features and emotional content during word reading

Article |<p>Open | Published: 15 August 2018<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 8</b>, Article number: 12228 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Processing affectively …

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Solve epileptic seizure prediction! Participate at epilepsyecosystem.org

Around twenty million people worldwide suffer from drug-resistant epilepsy and the unpredictability of seizures is one of the major factors affecting …

Epilepsy

Multiple myeloma

CASE SUMMARY<p>A 93-year-old male was referred to the emergency department by his primary care physician for blood transfusion after outpatient …

Imaging

The role of Prefrontal Cortex in a Battle of the Sexes Dilemma involving a Conflict between Tribal and Romantic love

Article |<p>Open | Published: 14 August 2018<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 8</b>, Article number: 12133 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>The neural basis of …

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Colloquium

Figure 1<p>Model for adaptive cognitive control showing distinct mechanisms between different brain regions. Schematic of a neural network connecting …

The Brain

Early human brain development: insights into macroscale connectome wiring

Clinical Research Article | Published: 15 August 2018<p>This is an unedited manuscript that has been accepted for publication. Nature Research are …

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Absent sleep EEG spindle activity in GluA1 (Gria1) knockout mice: relevance to neuropsychiatric disorders

Article |<p>Open | Published: 14 August 2018<p><i>Translational Psychiatry</i><b>volume 8</b>, Article number: 154 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Sleep EEG spindles …

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How Aortic Aneurysms Are Diagnosed

If a person has an aortic aneurysm, it is important to make the diagnosis as early as possible, in order to prevent rupture or other complications. …

Heart Disease

Dodgers' Brian Dozier has abnormal EKG after complaining of dizziness

Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Brian Dozier will undergo tests on his heart after an EKG late Monday showed abnormal results, but he is in the …

Baseball

Antisense treatment alleviates ALS in animals

In Brief | Published: 14 August 2018<p>MOTOR NEURON DISEASE<p>Ian Fyfe<p><i>Nature Reviews Neurology</i> (2018) | Download Citation<p>Access optionsAccess options<p>Rent …

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Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Balance Disorders

Vertigo

Standardized classification and reporting of glomerulonephritis | Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

A kidney biopsy is done to determine the etiology of the glomerulonephritis (GN) and the severity of the lesion, to identify whether other lesions, …

Oxford University Press

Self-sustained seizure inhibition

Abstract<p>Gene therapy with a glutamate-sensitive chloride channel allows effective local inhibition of focal seizures without affecting normal brain …

Neuroscience

Sleep loss causes social withdrawal and loneliness

Article |<p>Open | Published: 14 August 2018<p><i>Nature Communications</i><b>volume 9</b>, Article number: 3146 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Loneliness and social …

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Differential effects of Foxp2 disruption in distinct motor circuits

Article |<p>Open | Published: 14 August 2018<p><i>Molecular Psychiatry</i> (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Disruptions of the <i>FOXP2</i> gene cause a speech and …

Neuroscience

Deep brain stimulation might benefit those with severe alcoholism, preliminary studies show - Scope

Alcoholics struggling to stay sober are faced with countless triggers that can lead to relapse — driving past a bar, getting together with former …

Medicine

Rethinking the stroke rule 'time is brain': Neurologist who coined phrase says message is not so simple anymore

Neurologist who coined phrase says message is not so simple anymore<p>In 1993, neurologist Camilo Gomez, M.D., coined a phrase that for a quarter …

Loyola University

Automated deep-neural-network surveillance of cranial images for acute neurologic events

Letter | Published: 13 August 2018<p><i>Nature Medicine</i> (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Rapid diagnosis and treatment of acute neurological illnesses …

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Motor and emotional behaviours elicited by electrical stimulation of the human cingulate cortex | Brain

The cingulate cortex is a mosaic of different anatomical fields, whose functional characterization is still a matter of debate. In humans, one method …

Oxford University Press

Witches and Wizards, You'll Wish You Could Apparate to This Harry Potter Wedding!

Two years ago, Veronica and John met after a mutual friend started a Facebook singles group and connected the two online.<p>"Their first date was at The Shannon Rose in Woodbridge," the photographer said. "And the couple knew after that date that there was definitely something special about to bloom. …

Imaging

Social support rescues acute stress-induced cognitive impairments by modulating ERK1/2 phosphorylation in adolescent mice

Article |<p>Open | Published: 13 August 2018<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 8</b>, Article number: 12003 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Social support can …

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How people adapt to post stroke visual impairments

A new study examines the factors that influence how a person adapts to visual field loss following stroke.

Research

High-resolution synchrotron-based X-ray microtomography as a tool to unveil the three-dimensional neuronal architecture of the brain

Article |<p>Open | Published: 13 August 2018<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 8</b>, Article number: 12074 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>The assessment of …

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Learning auditory discriminations from observation is efficient but less robust than learning from experience

Article |<p>Open | Published: 13 August 2018<p><i>Nature Communications</i><b>volume 9</b>, Article number: 3218 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Social learning …

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New neuroimaging research helps explain why psychopaths lie effortlessly

A new study sheds light on the neural basis of dishonest behavior in psychopathic individuals. The new research has been published in <i>Social Cognitive</i> …

Psychology

Renaming low risk conditions labelled as cancer

Evidence is mounting that disease labels affect people’s psychological responses and their decisions about management options.1 The use of more …

Cancer