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Research shows that even mild TBI can cause permanent brain changes in young adults – and that the damage worsens over time.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in July 2022.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in February 2022.
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Recording brain signals can help guide treatments following a stroke.
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Scientists found a way to penetrate the tough shell-like membrane encasing opossum embryos to create the world’s first genetically engineered marsupials.
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Vagus nerve stimulation, in conjunction with physical therapy, could help stroke patients recover more movement.
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Strokes, confusion, and loss of smell have left neuroscientists worried about what the novel coronavirus means for the nervous system.
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Smelling salts can revive someone who fainted, and some athletes have been spotted taking a whiff during games. How does this centuries-old treatment work?
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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 27, 2020.
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The nerve fibers sensing touch, pain, and heat bundle together before entering the spinal cord.
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Smelling salts, an old remedy for fainting, are now used by some athletes to trigger alertness. Neurologist Erin Manning explains how they work.
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Your brain births new cells all the time. Here’s how it works.
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What sport has the highest reported rate of severe concussions? Hint: it is not football.
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