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Brain stimulation boosts problem-solving capacity


March 30th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 30 (IANS) Stimulating the brain can boost one's ability to solve complex problems, a new study suggests."The results suggest non-invasive brain stimulation could assist people in solving tasks ... Read more...

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Weak current could zap you out of blues


March 9th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) Stimulating the brain with a weak current could be a safe and effective way of zapping you out of the blues, a study reveals.Researchers from the ... Read more...

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Tiny shocks help schizophrenics do better


August 1st, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) Brain function in schizophrenia improves after being subjected to very mild, painless electrical currents through electrodes on the scalp.In a recent study using a technique called ... Read more...

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Temporary changes in brain speed up learning


April 14th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washinghton, April 14 (IANS) Temporary changes in brain could speed up learning, paving the way to improved treatments for strokes, tinnitus and chronic pain.Tinnitus is the perception of sound within ... Read more...

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How brain learns and encodes new skills


April 14th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): UT Dallas researchers have found that brain nerve stimulation accelerates learning in laboratory tests.The breakthrough may aid treatment of learning impairments, strokes, tinnitus and chronic pain.Another major finding ... Read more...

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Brain stimulation ‘helps paralyzed stroke patients regain motor function’


September 14th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that the condition of stroke patients who were left partially paralysed improved after they received a simple and non-invasive method of brain ... Read more...

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Now, skull electrodes to give your memory a boost


August 14th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Help could be on its way for those who find it difficult to memorize things. Scientists have found the first non-invasive way of stimulating the brain that can ... Read more...

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Magnets can improve language ability in Alzheimer’s patients


June 24th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated that a brain stimulation technique, known as repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, boosts the language ability of patients with Alzheimer's disease.Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, or rTMS ... Read more...

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Brain-stimulation method may help fight depression


May 4th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Transcranial magnetic stimulation may be a new treatment option for patients with depression who don't respond to antidepressant drugs, says a new research.The study has shown that a ... Read more...

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New brain stimulation treatment may help treat depression


October 14th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Bilateral epidural prefrontal cortical stimulation (EpCS), a new brain stimulation technique developed by researchers at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), has been found to help patients with ... Read more...

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Brain waves directly influence human behaviour (Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Brain waves can have a direct influence on a person's behaviour, say researchers after an experiment found that people can be made to move in slow motion by ... Read more...

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Brain waves have direct influence on behaviour, says study


October 5th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Brain waves can have a direct influence on a person's behaviour, say researchers after an experiment found that people can be made to move in slow motion by ... Read more...

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Early risers and night owls show different brain function


June 24th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): A study conducted by University of Alberta scientists has revealed that the brains of early risers and those of nigh owls function differently.The researchers looked at two ... Read more...

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Mild brain stimulation enhances motor skill learning


January 20th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) A mild electrical stimulation of a specific brain area help people learn and perform a complex motor task better than those in control groups, a new study has ... Read more...

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Brain stimulation via mild electrical current may enhance motor skill learning


January 20th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 20 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggests that mild electrical current may prove very helpful in rehabilitating people with traumatic ... Read more...

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Stimulating scalp with weak current improves dexterity


November 3rd, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Stimulating the scalp with weak current and underlying motor regions of the brain could make you more skilled at delicate tasks. New research shows that a non-invasive brain-stimulation ... Read more...

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Magnetic stimulation roused patient from coma


October 16th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 16 (ANI): Experts at the US Department of Veterans Affairs in Chicago have for the first time used transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to bring a patient out of a ... Read more...

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Brain much more adaptable than thought


August 27th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) A person's senses of touch and hearing become sharper when vision is lost but exactly how this happens has been unclear.Now a long-term study by Berenson-Allen Center for ... Read more...

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Now, a brain stimulation method to halt migraine attacks at home


May 18th, 2008 - 10:05 am ICT by admin
London, May 17 (ANI): A team of British researchers has developed a brain stimulation method that can be used at home to short-circuit migraines before they become disabling.Professor Vince Walsh ... Read more...

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