Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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Autistic people’s nerve cells differ before birth

Philadelphia, August 24, 2020 - Autism is a neurodevelopmental condition that researchers are now tracing back to prenatal development, even though the disorder is...

Why obeying orders can make us do terrible things

War atrocities are sometimes committed by 'normal' people obeying orders. Researchers from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience measured brain activity while participants...

Gulf war illness, chronic fatigue syndrome distinct illnesses, Georgetown study suggests

WASHINGTON - A brain imaging study of veterans with Gulf War illness (GWI) and patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) (sometimes called myalgic encephalomyelitis),...

The Lancet: 40% of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed...

tExperts add excessive alcohol intake and head injury in mid-life, and exposure to air pollution in later life to list of key modifiable risk...

Columbia physicians give first comprehensive review of COVID-19’s effects outside the...

NEW YORK, NY (July 10, 2020) -- After only a few days caring for critically ill COVID-19 patients at the start of the outbreak...

One-time treatment generates new neurons, eliminates Parkinson’s disease in mice

Xiang-Dong Fu, PhD, has never been more excited about something in his entire career. He has long studied the basic biology of...

Clear signs of brain injury with severe COVID-19

Certain patients who receive hospital care for coronavirus infection (COVID-19) exhibit clinical and neurochemical signs of brain injury, a University of Gothenburg...

Repetitive negative thinking linked to dementia risk

Persistently engaging in negative thinking patterns may raise the risk of Alzheimer's disease, finds a new UCL-led study.In the study of people aged over...

Female Gulf War combat veterans have persistent symptoms more than 25...

AUGUSTA, Ga. (May 25, 2020) - More than a quarter century after the Gulf War, female veterans who saw combat have nearly...

Unraveling one of prion disease’s deadly secrets

AMHERST, Mass. - A molecular biologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst who has for decades studied the nightmarish group of fatal...