Friday 31 October, 2014

‘Fear centre’ in brain key to treat kids with anxiety

In what could help better treat young children at risk for anxiety disorders, researchers have found that children with high levels of anxiety may have enlarged volume of amygdala Continue reading “‘Fear centre’ in brain key to treat kids with anxiety” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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‘Smart’ eye-embedded device can manage glaucoma better

In a ray of hope for glaucoma patients, engineers have designed a first of its kind electronic sensor that can be placed permanently in a person’s eye Continue reading “‘Smart’ eye-embedded More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 12th, 2014
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Protein-rich diet may lower stroke risk: Study

Eating a diet higher in protein, especially from fish, may lower your risk of having a stroke than diets lower in protein Continue reading “Protein-rich diet may lower stroke risk: Study” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Kill cynicism, be positive for better brain health

“Be positive” is not merely a motivational punch line. People with high levels of cynical distrust are more likely to develop dementia and other health problems Continue reading “Kill cynicism, be positive More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Don’t let brain go idle early in life to stay sharp

Parents must ensure that their adolescent kids keep learning new things instead of idling away time as using brain during adolescence may help brain cells survive and could impact how the brain functions later More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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Indian-origin scientists claim human learning breakthrough

Stimulation of a certain population of dopamine-containing neurons within the brain can alter the human learning process Continue reading “Indian-origin scientists claim human learning breakthrough” More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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This insect wears world’s tiniest 3D glasses!

Have you read about sophisticated hunter insects called praying mantis in textbooks? Now, see them hunting with the world’s tiniest 3D glasses Continue reading “This insect wears world’s tiniest More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Ear implant may help regrow auditory nerves: Study

Electrical pulses delivered from cochlear implants, which have been commercially available since the 1970s, can be used to regrow auditory nerves in people with severe hearing loss Continue reading “Ear implant More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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Vision moves to upper half first: Study

Know where people concentrate their attention at first glance Continue reading “Vision moves to upper half first: Study” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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Why Neanderthals never had brain disorders

In a significant discovery, scientists have found why modern humans develop brain disorders like autism or schizophrenia but our ancestor Neanderthals did not Continue reading “Why Neanderthals never had More...