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Neurons could slow progression of epilepsy in newborns

Neurons help in reducing seizures in newborns: Study.

23 Jul 2019 11:15 AM

World first: 3 paralysed people walk again thanks to implants that respond to thoughts

Electronic device 'reconnects' neurons in patients’ legs with their brain and they just have to think about walking - or standing.

25 Sep 2018 4:33 PM

How the brain cells 'talk'

Here is what a new study has found.

04 Sep 2018 7:00 PM

Brain circuit behind feeling hungry discovered

Scientists seek to better understand it as damage to this brain region in patients results in marked declines in appetite.

07 Jul 2018 6:13 PM

Feel hungry a lot? Here's the reason

Here is what a new study has found.

01 Jun 2018 7:29 PM


Old drug may help treat motor neuron disease: study

Ebselen, a drug from the 1980s and has been investigated as a potential treatment for a variety of nervous system disorders.

18 May 2018 6:09 PM

Sexual intimacy in late years does not slow memory loss

Sexual activity and emotional closeness in later years of life do not control cognitive decline.

17 May 2018 4:49 PM

Lab-on-a-chip device may help repair eye damage: study

Retinal degeneration is a leading cause of blindness that, with other eye diseases will affect 196 million people worldwide in 2020.

10 May 2018 5:13 PM

Find out ways to fence progress of Neurodegenerative diseases

Neurons normally don't reproduce or replace themselves, so when they become damaged or die they cannot be replaced by the body.

02 Apr 2018 8:08 AM

Why do old people have disrupted sleep?

The findings from the study are published in the journal JNeurosci.

27 Mar 2018 6:49 PM


Stress can be contagious: study

We readily communicate our stress to others, sometimes without even knowing it.

10 Mar 2018 6:21 PM

No new 'learning' brain cells after age 13: study

The hippocampus has also been linked to mood, stress, and some neurological diseases in humans.

08 Mar 2018 1:31 PM

Excess calcium in human brain ups risk of Parkinson's, says study

Study finds calcium can mediate the interaction between small membranous structures inside nerve endings important for neuronal signalling.

21 Feb 2018 10:15 AM

This drug could reverse alcohol's damaging effects on brain

Studies show two weeks of daily treatment with tandospirone reversed effects of 15 weeks of binge-like alcohol consumption on neurogenesis.

10 Feb 2018 8:40 AM


Find out why people cannot stop eating potato chips

Research conducted by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston discover specific group of neurons that increase appetite for sodium.

02 Oct 2017 2:07 PM

Physicists find new particle with a double dose of charm

Physicists at Large Hadron Collider in Europe announced the fleeting discovery of a long theorized but never-before-seen type of baryon.

07 Jul 2017 2:24 PM