Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders News


Jan 19, 2021
Personalized brain stimulation alleviates severe depression symptoms
Case study shows promising proof of concept for ongoing clinical trial.
Jan 05, 2021
Scientists seek faster route to treat depression
The research group used epigenetic modulators to try to 'erase' the damage done by stress to neuroplasticity. The study showed that acute intervention in epigenetic mechanisms produces antidepressant-like effects more rapidly than conventional drugs.
Dec 29, 2020
Brain imaging predicts PTSD after brain injury
Brain volume measurement may provide early biomarker.
Dec 24, 2020
Scientists discover how our brains track where we and others go
NIH-funded study suggests our brains may be more in tune with each other than we think.
Dec 04, 2020
Gestational age linked to ADHD in children with Down syndrome
Earlier gestational age was linked to increased ADHD symptoms later in childhood.
Dec 01, 2020
New childhood dementia insight
Eye-brain lesion link in rare untreatable disease.
Nov 19, 2020
Does air pollution increase women’s risk of dementia?
Study finds high levels associated with brain shrinkage patterns common in Alzheimer disease.
Oct 27, 2020
“White matter lesion” mapping tool identifies early signs of dementia
Now possible to monitor the growth of white matter lesions relative to that of other tau and beta-amyloid proteins.
Oct 21, 2020
Gut hormone blocks brain cell formation and is linked to dementia in Parkinson disease
Gut hormone, ghrelin, is a key regulator of new nerve cells in the adult brain.
Oct 15, 2020
Nerves that sense touch may play role in autism
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