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Brain & Nervous System
Traumatic brain injury is associated with loss of functional capability of the brain to perform cognitive and memory tasks, process information, and perform a variety of motor and coordination functions.
Research identifies the industrial chemicals that are the most likely to damage children's developing brain.
Abnormalities in the brainstem, a part of the brain that regulates breathing, blood pressure, body heat, and arousal, are documented in babies who died from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
An hour from now, will you remember reading this? It all depends on proteins in your brain called NMDA receptors, which allow your neurons to communicate with each other.
Discovery by TGen researchers may shed light on devastating memory based diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Once you figure out your mother's voice is a good thing, significant changes occur in the sensory cortex, the part of the brain that responds to sound.
This study demonstrated that a dozen different regions of the brain are activated during a mystical experience.
The team uses infrared light to study the human brain and found areas in the brain that indicate bilingualism.
Brain mapping, psychological studies support mechanism for compromised control in drug addiction.
Giving progesterone to trauma victims shortly following brain injury may reduce the risk of death and the degree of disability and also appears to be safe.
The levels of a chemical released by the brain determine how detailed a memory will later be.
Sports medicine specialists in the University at Buffalo's Sports Medicine Institute have developed a new method for treating athletes who sustain post concussion syndrome.
Scientists hope to learn more about memory and its evolution by studying the Clark's nutcracker.
Using robotics to manipulate the brain's perception of jaw movement while words are spoken, researchers have deepened our understanding of the importance of non auditory sensory cues in the brain's control of speech.
Children with strokes, brain tumors and other cerebrovascular diseases can safely undergo a potentially life saving brain mapping test that many doctors have long shunned over concerns for side effects.
Giving progesterone to trauma victims shortly following brain injury appears to be safe and may reduce the risk of death and the degree of disability.
The new brain atlas can serve as breakthrough in search for brain disease treatment, Alzheimer's disease, autism and for gene based drug development.
Findings could mean more selective treatment options for metabolic, central nervous system disorders.