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The fast-acting drug offers a new way to treat depression and fathom its origins. Recent approval of a nasal spray promises to expand access, but much remains unknown.
  • Knowable Magazine
In 2006 when an Italian physician, Dr Paolo Zamboni, announced a simple method for treating MS, it received international attention.
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See for yourself what happens to the brain during a head injury. This short video is a great resource to enhance your lesson plans.
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Apostolos P. Georgopoulos, M.D., Ph.D., discusses the large effort expended in developing and testing BMIs and the ultimate goal of long-term safe and useful application of BMI technology to humans.
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As our understanding of the processes that underlie brain damage progresses, it becomes possible to use small-molecule drugs, such as antibiotics and anti-tumor drugs, to alter these processes.
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Much as vaccinations eradicated many destructive diseases in the past, neuroscientists are engineering antibodies to try and treat degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
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Researchers throughout the world are pursuing a variety of new ways to repair or replace neurons and other cells in the brain. For the most part, these experimental approaches are still being worked out in animals and cannot be considered therapies for humans at this time.
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Most medicines today were developed using trial-and-error techniques, which often do not reveal why a drug produces a particular effect. But the expanding knowledge gained from molecular biology methods makes safer and more effective drugs possible.
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Whether cancerous or not, brain tumors are serious because they can interfere with normal brain function.
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A detailed booklet of symptoms, causes, and treatments for schizophrenia, along with information on how to help and cope.
  • National Institute of Mental Health
Information on how the brain works, how mental illnesses are disorders of the brain, and ongoing research that helps us better understand and treat disorders.
  • National Institute of Mental Health
Lethal glioma tumors are one of the most devastating diseases because they are so difficult to treat, much less cure. But now scientists are on track to find potential treatments.
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