Neuroscience in the News

Researchers have identified a component of pigeons' magnetic compass.
  • 27 Apr 2012
  • The Guardian
Animal research is at the point of delivering better ways to diagnose Alzheimer’s which may lead, importantly, to early diagnosis.
  • 26 Apr 2012
  • Understanding Animal Research
Surgical intervention is grossly underutilized in epilepsy patients who do not receive relief from drug treatment.
  • 25 Apr 2012
  • Los Angeles Times
A new animal study shows how big of an effect sleep apnea has on the brain's arteries, which could put a person at risk for stroke.
  • 24 Apr 2012
  • Huffington Post
A new study shows that chronic use of cocaine ages key parts of the brain at an accelerated rate.
  • 24 Apr 2012
  • Huffington Post
“There are detectable changes in the brain even before symptoms appear,” like memory loss or other changes in cognitive function resulting from repeated blows to the head, Dr. Bernick said.
  • 24 Apr 2012
  • New York Times
A team of researchers thinks it’s set of changes in blood flow to the brain that causes the notorious malady.
  • 23 Apr 2012
  • The Washington Post
Our brains focus on one speaker in a cacophony of voices based not only on the audio input we receive, but also on our listening goals.
  • 23 Apr 2012
  • Scientific American
Consuming flavonoid-rich foods and beverages like berries, nuts, herbs, and red wine may significantly cut your risk of Parkinson’s disease, according to a recent study.
  • 23 Apr 2012
  • FOX News
Neurologist develops individualized plans for patients who don't respond to conventional drug therapies.
  • 23 Apr 2012
  • Wall Street Journal
The dream of true cybernetics -- merging man with machine -- just got a bit closer.
  • 21 Apr 2012
  • Discovery News
Men also spend longer in the hospital after neurosurgery, study finds.
  • 20 Apr 2012
  • U.S. News & World Report

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