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Among people with Parkinson’s disease, those with low blood levels of uric acid — a natural antioxidant — tend to have more severe non-motor symptoms like anxiety, depression, and cognitive dysfunction, a study indicates. It also showed a link between uric acid levels and gray matter volume in the brain.

21 September 2021 25 Views
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that causes differences in the brain related to attention, behavior, and activity levels, including impulsivity and hyperactivity.

21 September 2021 24 Views

21 September 2021 23 Views
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), the Allen Institute, and Princeton University have created the largest 3D wiring diagram of a mouse brain — which is extremely similar to our own — in the hopes of learning principles from the brain that might aid progress AI, according to a press release.
Antibiotic exposure early in life could alter human brain development in areas responsible for cognitive and emotional functions, according to a Rutgers researcher.

21 September 2021 20 Views
Scientists have long wondered why almost all animals sleep, despite the disadvantages to survival of being unconscious. Now, researchers led by a team from the University of Tsukuba have found new evidence of brain refreshing that takes place during a specific phase of sleep: rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, which is when you tend to dream a lot.