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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Gastrointestinal disorders involve both brain-to-gut and gut-to-brain pathways

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    New research indicates that in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or indigestion, there is a distinct brain-to-gut pathway, where psychological symptoms begin first, and separately a distinct ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  11. Study points to fast-acting drug for OCD

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A single brain receptor is responsible for a range of symptoms in mice that are reminiscent of obsessive-compulsive disorder, according to a new study. The findings suggest that OCD and other psychiatric ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  12. Working memory in aging adults becomes increasingly affected by alcohol

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... between age and alcohol use. Frontal theta power (FTP) and posterior alpha power (PAP) are electrophysiological measures of brain activity associated with cognitive effort and maintenance of visual information. ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  13. Comprehensive map of primate brain development

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers have published an in-depth analysis of a comprehensive molecular atlas of brain development in the non-human primate. This analysis uncovers features of the genetic code underlying brain development ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  14. Optical magnetic field sensor can detect signals from the nervous system

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The human body is controlled by electrical impulses in the brain, the heart and nervous system. These electrical signals create tiny magnetic fields, which doctors could use to diagnose various diseases, ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  15. Automatically identifying brain regions

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Using the example of the fruit fly, a team of biologists has identified patterns in the genetic activity of brain cells and taken them as a basis for drawing conclusions about the structure of the brain. ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  16. A host of common chemicals endanger child brain development

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    In a new report, dozens of scientists, health practitioners and children's health advocates are calling for renewed attention to the growing evidence that many common and widely available chemicals endanger ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  17. Cravings for high-calorie foods may be switched off in the brain by new supplement

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Eating a type of powdered food supplement, based on a molecule produced by bacteria in the gut, reduces cravings for high-calorie foods such as chocolate, cake and pizza, a new study suggests. Scientists ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  18. The relentless dynamism of the adult brain

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists were able to make real-time observations over a period of several months that reveal how new adult-born neurons are formed and evolve in the olfactory bulb of mice. They made the surprising ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  19. Fast fluency: Can we identify quick language learners?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Ever wonder why some people seem to learn new languages faster? The secret might lie in the brain activity they generate while relaxing. Posted: 2016-06-30 18:05:14 ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  20. A little spark for sharper sight

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Stimulating the brain with a mild electrical current can temporarily sharpen vision without glasses or contacts, researchers have found. Posted: 2016-06-30 18:09:00 ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
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