neurological processes

Novel treatment halts ‘phantom’ noises in ears

March 19th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) A novel treatment could reverse tinnitus, the 'phantom' noises that include ringing, buzzing or hissing in ears.Scientists have now found that playing sufferers the same tone ... Read more...

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‘Bad’ neighbourhood linked to worse cognitive function in some older adults

March 8th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has warned that living in a psychosocially hazardous neighbourhood could worsen the cognitive function in older age for persons with the apolipoprotein E e4 allele ... Read more...

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How Alzheimer’s plaques lead to loss of nitric oxide in brain

January 11th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): The deadly plaques of Alzheimer's disease interact with certain cellular proteins to inhibit normal signals that maintain blood flow to the brain, a researcher at the University of ... Read more...

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Depression cure with little side-effects found

December 1st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 1 (IANS) Canadian neuroscientists have developed a protein peptide to cure deep depression with little side-effects.In their study at the University of Toronto and the Centre for Addiction ... Read more...

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Fruit fly study sheds light on brain development and diseases

November 13th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new genetic marker that makes fruit fly a better model for brain development and diseases.The human brain is composed of 100 billion individual nerve ... Read more...

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Scientists using Roadrunner supercomputer to mimic complex brain mechanisms

June 13th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory have started using the Roadrunner supercomputer built by IBM at their facility to mimic extremely complex neurological processes.The machine is ... Read more...

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