Probiotic bacteria have the potential to alter brain neurochemistry and treat anxiety and depression-related disorders according to research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The research, carried out by Dr Javier Bravo, and Professor John Cryan at the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre in University College Cork, along with collaborators from the Brain-Body…Continue
Added by Alireza Sibaei on August 26, 2011 at 3:17pm — No Comments
New York University neuroscientists have identified the parts of the brain we use to remember the timing of events within an episode. The study, which appears in the latest issue of the journal Science, enhances our understanding of how memories are processed and provides a potential roadmap for addressing memory-related afflictions.
Previous research has shown the brain's medial temporal lobe (MTL) has a significant role in declarative…Continue
Added by Alireza Sibaei on August 22, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
The question of sleep in patients with seriously altered states of consciousness has rarely been studied.
Do ‘vegetative’ patients (now also called patients in a state of unresponsive wakefulness) or minimally conscious state patients experience normal sleep? Up until now the distinction between the two patient…Continue
Added by Alireza Sibaei on August 18, 2011 at 5:21pm — No Comments
A scientist at the Gladstone Institutes has discovered a novel way to convert human skin cells into brain cells, advancing medicine and human health by offering new hope for regenerative medicine and personalized drug discovery and development.
more details under: Groups: Neurology of Consciousness…Continue
Added by Alireza Sibaei on August 5, 2011 at 3:15pm — No Comments
The Hertie Winter School entitled "Neural Coding in Sensory Systems" will be held in Obergurgl,
Austria, from January 8 - 15, 2012.
Deadline for applications is September 19, 2011, 24:00 CET.
more Information: http://www.fenswinterschool.org/
Added by Alireza Sibaei on August 4, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
ScienceDaily (July 14, 2011) — Certain brain injuries can cause people to lose the ability to visually recognize objects -- for example, confusing a harmonica for a cash register.
for more details click here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110713131429.htm
Added by Alireza Sibaei on August 2, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments