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Discovery may help target Alzheimer’s better


July 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) Panic disorders and Alzheimer's can be treated more effectively by targeting a new brain area that specialises in peripheral vision, according to a research.Researchers led by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Why you recognise someone, but can’t name him


August 5th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) You recognise someone and greet him with a warm smile but since you have forgotten his name, you are unable to connect. It could be because ... Read more...

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Sleepless nights can lead to euphoria, risky behaviour: Study


March 24th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study has warned that a sleepless night can result in short-term euphoria, which can potentially lead to poor judgment and addictive behavior.Researchers at UC Berkeley and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Flashing brain with light can erase fear


March 10th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) Suffering from panic attacks and anxiety? Help may be at hand as researchers have pinpointed a brain mechanism that makes individuals fearless.The condition can severely damage ... Read more...

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Scientists give flies memories of bad experience


October 16th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Oxford scientists have succeeded in directly manipulating the activity of individual neurons to give flies memories of a bad experience-something they never really had."Flies have the ability ... Read more...

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Brain circuit that controls binge eating uncovered


September 9th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): Conducting an animal study, researchers at the University of Missouri have gained significant insights into the brain circuit that controls binge eating.The researchers found that deactivating the basolateral ... Read more...

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Tone-deaf people lack an important neural pathway


August 19th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): Researchers have found that the nerve fibres that link perception and motor regions of the brain are disconnected in tone-deaf people.According to experts' estimates, at least 10 percent ... Read more...

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Faulty brain circuits may underlie bulimia


January 6th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new study from Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York has revealed that women with bulimia may binge eat due to abnormalities in ... Read more...

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Ultrasound can remotely stimulate brain circuits


October 30th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Neuroscientists at Arizona State University have developed pulsed ultrasound techniques that can remotely stimulate brain circuit activity without the need of exogenous proteins or surgically implanted medical ... Read more...

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Olive oil helps keep hunger pangs at bay


October 8th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): A healthy fat found in olive oil, nuts and avocados sends an important message to the brain: stop eating, you''re full. According to a new research, the ... Read more...

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Sexual orientation lies in the brain


November 14th, 2007 - 2:51 am ICT by admin
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