Neuroscience in the News

As people become older, brain aging and the risk of developing a degenerative disease become serious concerns.
  • 21 Mar 2012
Women who drink up to seven glasses of wine or beer a week are slightly less likely to suffer a stroke than those who steer clear of alcohol, according to a new report.
  • 21 Mar 2012
Two more structures join the parade of once-intractable proteins.
  • 21 Mar 2012
Teaching from mother to child is an example of "social learning," which played an important role in the development of human culture and language.
  • 21 Mar 2012
People with partial central vision loss in both eyes, due to stroke, or other types of traumatic brain injury, may have difficulty in detecting potential hazards on the road.
  • 21 Mar 2012
New technology allows us to understand the brain, consciousness, thought, and higher-order activities of the mind.
  • 21 Mar 2012
Diffusion spectrum imaging allows us to map the brain’s full communications network.
  • 21 Mar 2012
Researchers have recently made a discovery that could be the first significant step toward helping the body's immune system put up a more effective fight against severe infections and possibly cancer.
  • 21 Mar 2012
As the campaign against animal research intensifies, so must the response.
  • 21 Mar 2012
In an interesting study, researchers found that when people are chronically stressed and had their hands held by a significant other, the hypothalamus, the region of the brain responsible for secreting the stress hormones, is less active.
  • 21 Mar 2012
Children who were born prematurely may lag behind their peers when it comes to more advanced language skills, according to a new study.
  • 21 Mar 2012
Being overweight in later life puts you at higher risk of brain decline, Korean research suggests.
  • 21 Mar 2012

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