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Brain parts evolve independently: Study

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The brain, the body’s most powerful organ, is not a single uniform entity but has parts that can evolve Continue reading “Brain parts evolve independently: Study” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, August 30th, 2012
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Brain areas communicate with each other to solve arithmetic problems

The strength of communication between the left and right hemispheres of the brain predicts performance on basic arithmetic problems Continue reading “Brain areas communicate with each other to solve arithmetic More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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Exercise and neuroprotective agent combo may accelerate stroke recovery

A therapy combining exercise with the neurovascular protective agent S-nitrosoglutathione (GSNO) improved recovery from stroke in a rat model Continue reading “Exercise and neuroprotective agent combo may More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
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Breakthrough in macular degeneration could prevent age-related blindness

A new study led by an Indian origin researcher has made an exciting finding in the “dry” form of age-related macular degeneration known as geographic atrophy (GA) Continue reading “Breakthrough in macular More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 28th, 2012
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Soon, ‘smart food’ that tricks brain into thinking we are full

Smart food that signal the brain that you have eaten enough could hold the key to beating obesity, a new study has revealed Continue reading “Soon, ‘smart food’ that tricks brain into thinking we are full” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Ecstasy use could trigger memory loss

Taking ecstasy – even in relatively small amounts – can lead to memory loss, a new study has warned Continue reading “Ecstasy use could trigger memory loss” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
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Social deprivation can negatively effect brain development in kids

Severe psychological and physical neglect produces measurable changes in children’s brains, a study led by Boston Children’s Hospital has found Continue reading “Social deprivation can negatively effect More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 20th, 2012
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Nerve stimulation plus standard therapy may accelerate stroke recovery

UT Dallas researchers recently demonstrated how nerve stimulation paired with specific experiences, such as movements or sounds Continue reading “Nerve stimulation plus standard therapy may accelerate stroke More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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Low-cal diet benefits fly brain and mouthpart

A new technique for measuring tiny, rapid-fire secretions in the brains and mouthparts of fruit flies (drosophila) is providing insights into the beneficial effects of eating less Continue reading “Low-cal More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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Anti-ageing pills closer to reality

A pill that alleviates the worst aspects of ageing could be closer than we think, an expert says Continue reading “Anti-ageing pills closer to reality” »  More...