Neuroscience

Scientists discover brain cells that fight frightening memories from PTSD

Scientists discover brain cells that fight frightening memories from PTSD

In a new study, researchers have discovered a group of brain cells that could fight off frightening memories from the past. The brain cells are...
Deep brain stimulation may help fight depression

Deep brain stimulation may help fight depression

In a new study, researchers found deep brain stimulation may help fight against severe depression. The finding may help develop better treatment for people who...
Study finds that humans can think like computers

We can think like computers

In a new study, researchers found humans can think like computers. The finding suggests that computers may not be as different from humans as we...
This vessel disease may signal cognitive problems in older people

This vessel disease may signal cognitive problems in older people

In a new study, researchers found small vessel disease in the brain is linked to compromised cognitive skills in older people. The vessel disease can...
This sleep disorder may predict Parkinson’s long before symptoms

This sleep disorder may predict Parkinson’s long before symptoms

In a new study, researchers found one type of sleep disorder, REM sleep disorder, is linked to Parkinson’s disease. The findings suggest that using this...
This treatment could cut symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder

This treatment could cut symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder

In a new study, researchers found deep brain stimulation could reduce symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) strongly. The research was conducted by researchers at University...
Heart-healthy diet could boost your brain functions

Heart-healthy diet could boost your brain functions

A new study has shown that eating a heart-healthy diet is linked to better memory and thinking performance in middle age. The heart-healthy diet is...
Lifting weight may do wonders to your brain

Lifting weight may do wonders to your brain

A new study has shown that weightlifting could help improve cognitive functions. The study is from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The researchers found that...
Your brain could clean itself best in this type of sleep

Your brain could clean itself best in this type of sleep

A new study has shown that deep sleep could influence our brain’s ability to wash away waste and toxic proteins effectively. The study could provide...
Smoking and drinking alcohol may be double trouble for the brain

Smoking and drinking alcohol may be double trouble for the brain

A new study has shown that the joint use of tobacco and alcohol may increase neural damage in some brain regions. Previously, scientists have found...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...