Scientists reveal that a new link between diminished input from dopamine-firing cells and the ability to form new memories could be crucial in detecting the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s disease.
Browsing: brain structure
New findings suggest a link between epilepsy and variation in the thickness and volume of certain brain regions.
Study investigates the connectivity of neurons from three areas of the brain that are closely associated with schizophrenia.
Researchers from Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN, USA) have observed that drinking highly caffeinated alcoholic beverages elicits changes in the adolescent brain similar to taking cocaine.
New large-scale study demonstrates that caloric output correlates with increased gray matter volume and up to 50% reduction in the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
A new study reveals how brain scans could be used to identify children that are at high risk of suffering from depression in later life, information that could prove important in early intervention and prevention.
Sreekanth Chalasani (Salk Insitute of Biological Studies; CA, USA) discusses early work into the use of ultrasound for nerve manipulation, a technique termed ‘sonogenetics’.
New findings highlight early links between heart and brain disorders.
Study suggests that adolescents with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder show differences in brain structure and function
Findings from a recent study suggest that young adults diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder during adolescence exhibit differences in brain structure associated with abnormal working memory function.
New research highlights the creation of a six-layered 3D printed structure that mimics the structure of brain tissue.