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  1. Stuttering related to brain circuits that control speech production

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers have conducted the first study of its kind, using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) to look at brain regions in both adults and children who stutter. Posted: 2016-11-23 17:4 ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  2. Going beyond genetics yields clues to challenging childhood brain cancer

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Changes in the epigenetics suggest a prognostic marker for childhood ependymomas and similarities with DIPG tumors, report scientists. Posted: 2016-11-23 19:19:48
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  3. Scientists discover neuron-producing stem cells in the membranes covering the brain

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Unexpected cells have been found in the protective membranes that enclose the brain, the so called meninges. These 'neural progenitors' -- or stem cells that differentiate into different kinds of neurons ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  4. Researchers find potential therapy for brain swelling during concussion

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A team of biomedical engineering researchers has identified a cause of fluid swelling of the brain, or cellular edema, that occurs during a concussion. Posted: 2016-11-22 22:48:15 ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  5. Traumatic stress changes brains of boys, girls differently

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Traumatic stress affects the brains of adolescent boys and girls differently, according to a new brain-scanning study. Among youth with post-traumatic stress disorder, the study found structural differences ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  6. Brain development: How a 'molecular compass' regulates proper cell division

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers have unraveled how a tiny microRNA molecule controls growth and differentiation of brain cells. Posted: 2016-11-11 17:07:37 ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  7. New treatment strategy could cut Parkinson's disease off at the pass

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers report they have identified a protein that enables a toxic natural aggregate to spread from cell to cell in a mammal's brain -- and a way to block that protein's action. Their study in mice ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  8. Scientists track unexpected mechanisms of memory

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Our brains hold on to memories via physical changes in synapses, the tiny connections between neurons. Unexpected molecular mechanisms by which these changes take place have now been revealed by new research. ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  9. Caffeine-based compounds show promise against Parkinson's disease

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... muscle stiffness, and slow, imprecise movement, chiefly in middle-aged and elderly people. It is caused by the loss of brain cells (neurons) that produce dopamine, an essential neurotransmitter that allows ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  10. Memory for future wearable electronics

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Stretchable, flexible, reliable memory device inspired by the brain is now under development for wearable electronics. Scientists have constructed a memory called two-terminal tunnelling random access ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  11. EEG recordings prove learning foreign languages can sharpen our minds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists say the more foreign languages we learn, the more effectively our brain reacts and processes the data accumulated in the course of learning. Posted: 2016-09-02 15:14:25 ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  12. Beneficial role clarified for brain protein associated with mad cow disease

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have clarified details in understanding the beneficial function of a type of protein normally associated with prion diseases of the brain, such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (commonly ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  13. Targeting brain cells to alleviate neuropathic pain

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... targeting microglia brain cells within a few days, say scientists. This research will help in the quest to help the more than 1 million Americans afflicted with this chronic pain. Posted: 2016-08-08 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  14. Low oxygen, high risk: How tumors adapt to become more aggressive

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... showed how the activation of this pathway leads to an unfavorable prognosis for patients with gliomas – a type of brain tumor – and how the pathway could be a valuable therapeutic target in cancer.  ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  15. New model recreates early spread of Parkinson's disease in the brain

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    They're two of the biggest mysteries in Parkinson's disease research -- where does the disease start? And how can it be stopped early in the process? Posted: 2016-08-08 20:36:28
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  16. Brain activity, response to food cues differ in severely obese women, study shows

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The brain’s reward centers in severely obese women continue to respond to food cues even after they’ve eaten and are no longer hungry, in contrast to their lean counterparts, according to a recent study. ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  17. Mice survive brain cancer tumors lacking key surface proteins

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A new scientific study has characterized a checkpoint protein that allows certain brain tumor cells to avoid the immune system. Posted: 2016-07-22 19:45:01 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  18. Novel compounds arrested epilepsy development in mice

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... spines, specialized structures that allow brain cells to communicate. In epilepsy, these structures are damaged and rewire incorrectly, creating brain circuits that are hyper-connected and prone to seizures, ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  19. Shaken baby syndrome accepted as diagnosis by majority of physicians

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Survey data reveals a high degree of medical consensus that shaking a young child is capable of producing subdural hematoma (a life-threatening pooling of blood outside the brain), severe retinal hemorrhage, ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  20. Designer protein gives new hope to scientists studying Alzheimer's disease

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... in the brain. It's believed the build-up of these clumps causes brain cells to die, leading to the cognitive decline in patients suffering from the disease. Posted: 2016-07-22 13:29:40 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
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