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Lost Language Found: Gordon Develops Tool to Improve Aphasia Diagnosis

November 18, 2019

How would you feel if, in the middle of a conversation, you couldn’t come up with the word…
How Memories Form and Fade

August 29, 2019

Why is it that you can remember the name of your childhood best friend that you haven’t seen…
Intensive blood pressure control may slow age-related brain damage

August 14, 2019

In a nationwide study, researchers used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to scan the brains of hundreds of participants…
‘M-RISE’ Research Program Aims to Prevent Brain Damage Caused by Cardiac Arrest

June 25, 2019

For the more than 350,000 Americans that experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest each year, less than 1 in 10 of those…
Cooling baby treatment one of ‘Nation’s Lifesavers’

May 17, 2019

A University of Bristol researcher who discovered that cooling babies who have suffered a lack of oxygen at…
Students respond to pressure – in babies

May 6, 2019

Feeling the soft spot atop a newborn’s head can give a doctor a sense of whether there’s too…
MR Guidance: Next frontier in hemorrhagic stroke

March 18, 2019

Stroke treatment has come a long way in the past decade: patients, hurried by the slogan “time is…
How to measure brain damage? A yardstick, of sorts, for MRI

October 5, 2018

Multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease that affects the nervous system, is known for widely variable symptoms and severity. …
Using adrenaline in cardiac arrests: 1% survival rate improvement and double risk of brain damage

July 19, 2018

A clinical trial of the use of adrenaline in cardiac arrests has found that its use results in…
Biomarker is discovered for a flesh-eating pathogen that can blind or kill healthy young people

July 10, 2018

Imagine a pathogen that infects completely healthy people and can cause blindness in one day and flesh-eating infections,…
Five persistent myths about helmet use

May 15, 2018

Helmets would be required by law for all Albertans using any equipment that moves at significant velocity—regardless of…
NIH study finds no chronic wasting disease transmissibility in macaques

May 2, 2018

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) did not cross the species barrier to infect cynomolgus macaque monkeys during a lengthy…
Zika brain damage may go undetected in pregnancy

February 8, 2018

“Current criteria using head size to diagnose Zika-related brain injury fail to capture more subtle brain damage that…
Stem cell therapy heals injured mouse brain

August 22, 2016

Animal study examines method for restoring brain cells killed by stroke or other neurological diseases Scientists and clinicians…
Dartmouth scientists discover method to potentially repair nerve damage

January 26, 2016

Nerve damage from neurodegenerative disease and spinal cord injury has largely been considered irreversible, but Dartmouth researchers report…
Breaking the mould: Untangling the jelly-like properties of diseased proteins

October 30, 2015

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have identified a new property of essential proteins which, when it malfunctions,…
Scientists identify main component of brain repair after stroke

October 29, 2015

NIH-funded research pinpoints protein that sprouts into action, activating stroke repair Looking at brain tissue from mice, monkeys…
Uncovering a dynamic cortex

June 21, 2015

Neuroscientists show that multiple cortical regions are needed to process information. Researchers at MIT have proven that the…
Exploring the unknown frontier of the brain

April 3, 2015

James L. Olds, head of NSF’s Directorate for Biological Sciences and the Shelley Krasnow University Professor of Molecular…
Sweet nanoparticles target stroke

March 15, 2015

Materials resulting from chemical bonding of glucosamine, a type of sugar, with fullerenes, kind of nanoparticles known as…
Remapping the damaged brain

January 10, 2015

Scientists at the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, along with researchers from the AIST Human Technology Research…
Novel Technologies Advance Brain Surgery to Benefit Patients

July 25, 2014

In a milestone procedure, neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System have integrated advanced 3D imaging, computer simulation…
Growing Pains In The Brain’s Reward System Can Lead To Adhd

June 30, 2014

The new research findings increase our understanding of why the neuropsychiatric disorder ADHD occurs in the brain. The…
Study could lead to better treatment for child brain injuries

June 26, 2014

The discovery of a new link between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), pain and children with traumatic brain injuries…
UCLA study: Mother’s place of birth is a risk factor for autism in U.S.-born children

June 25, 2014

Can the place where a woman is born and raised be a risk factor for autism in her…
$15 Million Award to Go Toward Exploring New Treatments for Autism, Other Brain Disorders

June 19, 2014

Duke Medicine has been awarded $15 million to support an innovative research program that explores the use of…
Australian researchers closing in on therapy for Motor Neurone disease

June 19, 2014

A well-known copper compound may help treat a progressive and incurable disease that attacks a person’s nervous system,…
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