Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders News


Nov 08, 2018
Brain activity pattern may be early sign of schizophrenia
In a study that might enable earlier diagnosis, neuroscientists find abnormal brain connections that can predict onset of psychotic episodes.
Nov 06, 2018
Artificial intelligence predicts Alzheimer disease years before diagnosis
Study of polio-like illness causing paralysis in children shows no signal of efficacy for fluoxetine treatment.
Oct 25, 2018
Stressed out? Study suggests it may affect memory, brain size in middle age
Middle-aged people with high levels of a hormone called cortisol in their blood have impaired memory when compared to those with average levels of the hormone, even before symptoms of memory loss started to show.
Oct 22, 2018
Does herpes cause Alzheimer disease?
New evidence of a causal link between herpes viruses and Alzheimer disease reinvigorates research into the possible role of infections -- and their treatment -- in the disease.
Oct 12, 2018
Does open heart surgery affect cognitive abilities?
Study evaluates effects of heart surgery on an older adult's cognition.
Oct 05, 2018
Periodontal disease bacteria may kick-start Alzheimer disease
UIC researchers study effects of oral bacteria on brain health in mice.
Sep 20, 2018
In depression the brain region for stress control is larger
Researchers conclude depression could arise from predisposition combined with an individual's environmental stress factors.
Sep 07, 2018
Noninvasive brain stimulation may soon reach more aphasia patients
Study tests whether transcranial direct current stimulation can help patients with stroke-related aphasia recover their use of language.
Aug 27, 2018
Safe and noninvasive way to open blood-brain barrier in patients with Alzheimer disease
First peer-reviewed published report to show the safety and feasibility in Phase 1 trial.
Aug 09, 2018
New guideline released for managing vegetative and minimally conscious states
Accurate diagnosis and proper management could improve outcomes.
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