brain

Major advance in understanding risky but effective Multiple Sclerosis treatment

Published: 26Mar2013

Powerful treatment improves patients’ lives and provides new insight into mechanisms of the disease

Timing is everything: scientists control rapid re-wiring of brain circuits using patterned visual stimulation

Published: 27May2014

In a new study, published in this week’s issue of the journal Science, researchers show for the first time how the brain re-wires and fine-tunes its connections differently depending on the...

Understanding the barrier protecting the brain

Published: 22Apr2015

The brain is a privileged organ in the body. So vital to life, the brain is protected from alterations elsewhere in the body by a highly regulated gateway known as the blood-brain barrier, which...

Epilepsy Day 2017

Published: 26Mar2017

March 26 is Purple Day for Epilepsy, a day to support epilepsy awareness worldwide...

Thinking Outside the Brain: Innovations in Integrative Neuroscience

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We are entering a new era in our understanding of the brain and how we can prevent and treat brain disorders. How can we enhance our understanding in order to answer big questions about the brain?

Medical giants stride pages of new book

Published: 16Dec2013

Images of The Neuro is literary eyewitness to medical history...

How insulin calms brain activity

Published: 30Jun2015

Insulin has long been known as the hormone which controls the body’s sugar levels: humans who lack or are insensitive to insulin develop diabetes. Although insulin is also made and released in the...

Addiction: abnormal communication in the brain

Published: 5Feb2013

January 29, 2013 - Addiction to cigarettes, drugs and other stimulants has been linked in the past to the brain’s frontal lobes, but now there is scientific evidence that indicates where in the...

Noisy brain signals: How the schizophrenic brain misinterprets the world

Published: 2Apr2014

People with schizophrenia often misinterpret what they see and experience in the world. New research provides insight into the brain mechanisms that might be responsible for this misinterpretation.

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