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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 […]

MIND diet linked to better cognitive performance

Written by | 27 Sep 2021

Study finds diet may contribute to cognitive resilience in the elderly. Rush University Medical Center Aging takes a toll on the body and on the mind. For example, […]

Migraine tied to poorer sleep for adults and children

Written by | 23 Sep 2021

Migraines are linked to poorer quality sleep in both adults and children, researchers reported on Sept. 22, 2021 in Neurology As background to the new meta-analysis, investigator and […]

How meditation can help you make fewer mistakes

Written by | 18 Sep 2021

Meditating just once proves to make a difference Michigan State University If you are forgetful or make mistakes when in a hurry, a new study from Michigan State […]

How a racing heart may alter decision-making brain circuits

Written by | 15 Sep 2021

Anxiety, addiction, and other psychiatric disorders are often characterized by intense states of what scientists call arousal: The heart races, blood pressure readings rise, breaths shorten, and “bad” […]

New AI algorithm to improve brain stimulation devices to treat disease

Written by | 9 Sep 2021

For millions of people with epilepsy and movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, electrical stimulation of the brain already is widening treatment possibilities. In the future, electrical stimulation […]

For better migraine treatment try Yoga

Written by | 25 Jul 2021

“Migraine is one of the most common headache disorders, but only about half the people taking medication for it get real relief,” said study author Rohit Bhatia, M.D., […]

Protecting the intellectual abilities of people at risk for psychosis

Written by | 23 Jul 2021

Université de Genève One person in 2000 suffers from a microdeletion of chromosome 22 that can lead to the development of psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia, in adolescence. […]

World’s first major study into MS and pregnancy reveals it delays onset of MS symptoms by more than 3 years

Written by | 6 Oct 2020

A comprehensive international study, led by Monash University researchers, has definitively found that pregnancy can delay the onset of multiple sclerosis (MS) by more than 3 years. MS […]

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