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Single brain scan can diagnose Alzheimer’s disease

Written by | 21 Jun 2022

The research uses machine learning technology to look at structural features within the brain, including in regions not previously associated with Alzheimer’s. The advantage of the technique is […]

How do our eyes stay focused on what we reach for? Researchers uncover how our gaze is “anchored” in the brain

Written by | 21 Apr 2022

Keeping our eyes focused on what we reach for, whether it be an item at the grocery store or a ground ball on the baseball field, may appear […]

Cases of cognitive decline in older people more than double in ten years

Written by | 29 Mar 2022

The researchers set out to see if there had been an increase in the numbers of older people who were reporting their first concerns about memory loss or […]

Research strongly suggests COVID-19 virus enters the brain

Written by | 8 Feb 2022

More and more evidence is coming out that people with COVID-19 are suffering from cognitive effects, such as brain fog and fatigue. And researchers are discovering why. The […]

Researchers provide insight into how the brain multitasks while walking

Written by | 3 Feb 2022

New research turns the old idiom about not being able to walk and chew gum on its head. Scientists with the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience at the […]

Decoding inner language to treat speech disorders

Written by | 21 Jan 2022

When human beings speak, different areas of their brain must be activated. However, the function of these regions can be seriously impaired after damage to the nervous system. […]

Clinicians report real-world results on the use of a new device to treat brain aneurysms

Written by | 19 Jan 2022

A recent international study led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and other institutions offers real-world results on the use of a novel device for treating brain […]

MRI’s may be initial window into CTE diagnosis in living; approach may shave years off diagnosis

Written by | 16 Dec 2021

While chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) cannot yet be diagnosed during life, a new study provides the best evidence to date that a commonly used brain imaging technique, magnetic […]

Acurable receives FDA 510(k) clearance for its home sleep apnoea testing device

Written by | 11 Dec 2021

AcuPebble SA100, a small wearable device that enables automated, remote home testing to detect obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in adults, has obtained FDA clearance as a Class II […]

AAN issues guideline for treatment of early Parkinson’s disease

Written by | 26 Nov 2021

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has issued a guideline providing recommendations for treating movement symptoms, called motor symptoms, in people with early Parkinson’s disease. The guideline is published in […]

Nerve repair, with help from stem cells

Written by | 23 Oct 2021

A new approach to repairing peripheral nerves marries the regenerating power of gingiva-derived mesenchymal stem cells with a biological scaffold to enable the functional recovery of nerves following […]

Research reveals drug targets for memory enhancement

Written by | 30 Sep 2021

Loss of memory is a core feature of many neurological and psychiatric disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia. Current treatment options for memory loss are very limited and […]

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