Monday 24 November, 2014

When brain tells you to stop drinking water

Although we cannot predict if our brain signals us to stop taking that extra glass of champagne, our brains are hardwired to stop us from drinking more water than what is healthy Continue reading “When brain tells you to stop drinking water” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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Novel way to treat retinal blindness soon

In a ray of hope for people at the risk of retinal blindness, identifying ways to leverage our immune system to clean out abnormal blood vessels Continue reading “Novel way to treat retinal blindness soon” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Face-blind people can distinguish shapes: Study

People who are unable to recognise faces owing to face blindness following brain damage can still learn to distinguish between other types of very similar objects Continue reading “Face-blind people can distinguish More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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DNA therapy boon for people with hearing loss

In a significant discovery, researchers have used DNA therapy to improve cochlear implant functionality in lab mice Continue reading “DNA therapy boon for people with hearing loss” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Mild brain injury may not always show symptoms

In the absence of any definitive diagnostic test, treatment of concussion or ‘mild traumatic brain injury Continue reading “Mild brain injury may not always show symptoms” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Diabetes, high BP in middle age up dementia risks

Diabetes and high blood pressure in middle age increase risks of brain damage which leads to thinking problems and dementia in later life Continue reading “Diabetes, high BP in middle age up dementia risks” More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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Are you truly happy? Brain can tell

Mind that laugh! As the world celebrates International Day of Happiness Thursday, we can tell if people are truly happy just from their laugh Continue reading “Are you truly happy? Brain can tell” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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Researchers Identified New Therapeutic Target for ALS and Frontotemporal Degeneration

A team of scientists led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research have identified a novel therapeutic approach for the most frequent More...

Sathya Puthanveettil, PhD, is an assistant professor at The Scripps Research institute, Florida campus. (Photo courtesy of The Scripps Research Institute.)
By BioNews On Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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Scientists Create Novel Approach to Find RNAs Involved in Long-term Memory Storage

Despite decades of research, relatively little is known about the identity Continue reading “Scientists Create Novel Approach to Find RNAs Involved in Long-term Memory Storage” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, October 21st, 2012
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How brain senses location, direction decoded

Scientists have now decoded how nerve cells in the brain work in Continue reading “How brain senses location, direction decoded” »  More...