Brain

Researchers discover neural circuit that drives physical responses to emotional stress

Researchers discover neural circuit that drives physical responses to emotional stress

The circuit begins in deep brain areas, called the dorsal peduncular cortex and the dorsal tenia tecta (DP/DTT), that send stress signals...Read More

Knee injury affects brain and hinders recovery

Knee injury affects brain and hinders recovery

New Delhi: Structural changes in the brains of patients who undergo reconstruction to repair anterior cruciate ligament tears can hinder ...Read More

Violence and adversity at early age affects brain

Violence and adversity at early age affects brain

Washington: A research study has shown that childhood adversity is a significant problem in the US, especially for children growing up in...Read More

Decoded: How brain balances pleasure

Decoded: How brain balances pleasure

New York: Researchers have discovered a brain circuit involved in dividing the labour to handle two opposing motivations for behaviour --...Read More

Scientists working on brain-like memory device

Scientists working on brain-like memory device

Tokyo: An international joint research team led by National Institute for Materials Science in Japan is currently developing a brain-like...Read More

Brains of depressed teen kids are wired differently

Brains of depressed teen kids are wired differently

Alberta: A recent study has revealed that the brains of adolescents suffering from mental health disorders are structurally distinct from...Read More

Blame it on the brain for overeating

Blame it on the brain for overeating

A specific brain circuit has been found responsible for binge eating, weight gain along with mental disorders like drug addiction and exc...Read More

Hope for brain related genetic disorders

Hope for brain related genetic disorders

Washington: Researchers have reversed a mutation in mice that leads to the genetic disorder WAGR syndrome — which causes intellectual dis...Read More

Healthy habits may help tackle stress

Healthy habits may help tackle stress

Wellington: Without having to consume alcohol or sugar, the brain can be trained to tackle stress by inculcating healthy habits, opined n...Read More

Brain blood vessel combats Alzheimer’s disease

Brain blood vessel combats Alzheimer’s disease

New Delhi: In patients with Alzheimer’s disease, amyloid-beta protein fragments accumulate in the tissue and blood vessels of the brain, ...Read More

Mechanism to heal injured nerve found

Mechanism to heal injured nerve found

Researchers found new mechanisms that enable the regeneration of nerve fibers, which could open up new treatment approaches for the brain...Read More

How high fat diet may cause depression decoded

How high fat diet may cause depression decoded

London: Dietary fats can enter the brain through the bloodstream, and cause alterations that could lead to depression, according to a stu...Read More

Obesity can impair learning, memory

Obesity can impair learning, memory

Washington: Obesity can break down our protective blood brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory, a study has found. ...Read More

It all emanates in your brain

It all emanates in your brain

Washington: A new study has shown for the first time that the brain is involved in the development of a heart condition called Takotsubo ...Read More

Pioneering trial offers hope for restoring brain cells damaged in Parkinson’s Washington

Pioneering trial offers hope for restoring brain cells damaged in Parkinson’s Washington

D.C. [USA]: A pioneering clinical trial programme that delivered an experimental treatment directly to the brain, offer hope that it may ...Read More

Indore: ‘Social stigma impedes epilepsy’s treatment’

Indore: ‘Social stigma impedes epilepsy’s treatment’

Despite 30 million people in India suffering from various forms of neurological diseases, the awareness about epilepsy, the most common n...Read More

Mind & brain: Are they the same?

Mind & brain: Are they the same?

We are ‘aware of’ the mind, but we are not ‘aware of’ the brain, writes Dr Shrirang Bakhle

Blame ADHD, a brain disorder for your child’s bad behaviour

Blame ADHD, a brain disorder for your child’s bad behaviour

London: Difficulty in maintaining attention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (A...Read More

Horror movies help identify how brain processes fear, anxiety

Horror movies help identify how brain processes fear, anxiety

Los Angeles: Scientists have used scenes from horror movies to identify a key neural pathway in humans that explains how our brain proces...Read More

Fitness may boost brain  activity in elderly: Study

Fitness may boost brain activity in elderly: Study

Boston : Older adults who have good cardiac fitness may experience more brain activity during learning and perform better in memory tasks...Read More

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