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Minute-to-minute fluctuations in human brain activity, linked to changing levels of dopamine, impact whether we make risky decisions, finds a new UCL study.
The study investigated epileptic seizures in zebrafish -- a widely used model organism for modelling human brain physiology.
A 3D map of how the brain responds to words could unlock new ways to understand and treat dyslexia and speech disorders.
Help may be on the way for people who might lose contact with reality through a psychotic disorder, such as schizophrenia.
Dementia is the most common neurological disease in older adults, whereas headaches, including migraines, are the most common neurological disorder across all ages.

New approaches to heal injured nerves

16 September 2019 20 Views
Injuries to nerve fibers in the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves usually result in functional losses as the nerve fibers are unable to regenerate.
Characterized by repetitive movements or vocalizations known as tics, Tourette Syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder that plagues many adolescents.
Nearly 15 million babies are born prematurely, or before 37 weeks of pregnancy, around the world each year.
In an article published today in the peer-reviewed, open-access SPIE publication Neurophotonics, "High density functional diffuse optical tomography based on...
A 3D map of how the brain responds to words could unlock new ways to understand and treat dyslexia and speech disorders.