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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 19, 2018
People who walk just 35 minutes a day may have less severe strokes
People who participate in light to moderate physical activity, such as walking at least 4 hours a week or swimming 2 to 3 hours a week, may have less severe strokes than people who are physically inactive.
Sep 17, 2018
Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on healthy life span in older people
Large NIH-funded study examined outcomes in United States and Australia.
Sep 17, 2018
Dietary fiber reduces brain inflammation during aging
Dietary fiber promotes the growth of good bacteria in the gut. When these bacteria digest fiber, they produce short-chain-fatty-acids, including butyrate, as byproducts.
Sep 12, 2018
Cold virus, stem cells tested to destroy deadly brain cancer
New investigational drug acts like a cancer-seeking missile in brain.
Sep 12, 2018
Discovery of new neurons in the inner ear can lead to new therapies for hearing disorders
Researchers have identified 4 types of neurons in the peripheral auditory system, three of which are new to science; analysis of these cells can lead to new therapies for various kinds of hearing disorders, such as tinnitus and age-related hearing loss.
Sep 10, 2018
Parkinson matters: A call to action to improve patient care
Experts propose ways to address the rapidly rising number of deaths from Parkinson's disease and related disorders.
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.
Sep 06, 2018
A new theory for phantom limb pain points the way to more effective treatment
Researcher develops new theory for the origin phantom limb pain; hypothesis builds on previous work on a revolutionary treatment for the condition that uses machine learning and augmented reality.
Sep 05, 2018
Attention network plays key role in restoring vision after brain damage
New study highlights the role of attention as a component of vision restoration training in hemianopia.
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