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Brain protein can regulate events and memories of PTSD in women

Manipulating the protein in the brain which is responsible for fear and panic could provide a therapeutic treatment for PTSD in women.

CorTec, neurotechnology and the Brain Interchange System

CorTec's mission is "communicating with the brain - for the cure of disease". By using their Brain Interchange System, they hope to develop stroke rehabilitation.
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Brain gene which causes anxiety symptoms provides a novel drug target

Researchers have identified the gene in the brain which drives anxiety symptoms – which, if modified, could reduce anxiety levels.
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The relationship between alcohol consumption and chronic pain

New research reveals how both alcohol consumption and withdrawal have the potential to result in hypersensitivity and increased chronic pain.
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‘Most advanced brain map to date’ conducted on an insect

Researchers have completed an advanced brain map on an insect, aiding future brain research and neuroscience in the understanding of the mechanism of thought.
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Overcoming global inequities in cognitive healthcare to combat dementia

CEO of ViewMind Inc, Mark Edwards, discusses overcoming global inequities in cognitive healthcare to combat the dementia epidemic.
Chinese astronaut over the main module Tianhe on the Space Station Tiangong - flying over the Central America. This is entirely 3D generated image. Background image is from Nasa - https://visibleearth.nasa.gov/images/92104/a-central-american-panorama/92106w. Composited image of the stars is my own shot. Space station module and astronaut are both 3D models.

How does space travel affect the human brain?

The sensation of ‘weightlessness’ during space travel has long-term effects on the brain, where the brain's rules about gravity are no longer applicable.
The rare Edible Lion`s Mane Mushroom, Hericium Erinaceus, pruikzwam in the Forest. Beautifully radiant and striking with its white color between autumn leaves and the green moss Photographed on the Veluwe at the leuvenumse forest in the Netherlands.

Lion’s mane mushroom improves memory and nerve growth

A research team from the University of Queensland have found the active compound from an edible lion's mane mushroom that improves memory and boosts brain cell growth.

RapidAI – Improving neurovascular and vascular care

RapidAI enables neurovascular and vascular clinical teams to push the boundaries of care, reducing treatment time and improving outcomes.
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What is emotional ‘blunting’ and how does it affect depression?

Patients with depression on antidepressant drugs can experience ‘blunting’ – affecting both emotions and learning.
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Eating a high calorie diet disrupts food intake regulation

Frequently eating a high calorie diet, or a diet which is high in fats, reduces the brain’s ability to regulate calorie intake – driving overeating habits.
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Education responsive to children’s brain development can improve mental health

Is an education that responds to children’s ongoing brain development, supporting social and emotional development, the key to addressing the youth mental health crisis?

What is the optimal window for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease?

Dr. Gerardo Fernandez, CSO ViewMind Inc, investigates how early is too early for the detection of Alzheimer’s disease and how soon in the disease’s trajectory detection can make a meaningful difference in a patient’s prognosis.
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WATCH project (Well-Aging and the Tanycytic Control of Health)

Understanding how tanycytes, which act as gatekeepers between the brain and body, influence metabolism and cognitive aging throughout the lifespan
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How pregnancy changes the brain: 70% of women experience mental health issues

Pregnancy changes the brain in profound and long-lasting ways, affecting brain physiology, mood and behaviour.
Shaman In Ecuadorian Amazonia During A Real Ayahuasca Ceremony Model Released Image As Seen In April 2015

Ayahuasca dangers: mental and physical adverse effects

A survey looking at ayahuasca dangers finds 70% experience physical and 55% mental health adverse effects – but only 2.3% of physical adverse events require medical attention.
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Rethinking cancer as a molecular and cellular ecosystem

Sean Lawler, Associate Professor at Brown University pursues an understanding of cancer through the lens of the molecular and cellular ecosystem and natural selection.
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Could beer hops give insight into treating Alzheimer’s?

Beer hops have been found to provide unique health benefits for Alzheimer’s disease, preventing the clumping of amyloid beta proteins.
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COVID-19 causes brain inflammation similar to Parkinson’s disease

COVID-19 activates the same inflammatory response in the brain as Parkinson’s disease – increasing the risk of future potential neurodegenerative conditions.
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European brain research: Addressing translational gaps

Sabine Hölter, Coordinator of the European Brain Research Area cluster PREMOS, calls attention to the translational value of animal models in brain research.

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