Neurodegenerative Diseases: Characteristics, Cures, and Prevention

Neurodegenerative Diseases: Characteristics, Cures, and Prevention

Neurodegenerative diseases- What are they? Neurodegenerative diseases are characterized by damage to the nervous system, causing cognitive decline and changes in brain functions and how the […]

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Chemical reaction keeps stroke-damaged brain from repairing itself

Chemical reaction keeps stroke-damaged brain from repairing itself

Chemical reaction keeps stroke-damaged brain from repairing itself. Nitric oxide, a gaseous molecule produced in the brain, can damage neurons. When the brain produces too […]

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Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit

Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit

Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit. A specific pattern of neuronal firing in a brain reward circuit instantly rendered mice vulnerable to […]

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Neurons made from stem cells drive brain activity after transplantation in laboratory model. Sanford-Burnham researchers convince transplanted stem cell-derived neurons to direct cognitive function—getting us […]

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Brain protein mutation linked to autism

Brain protein mutation linked to autism

Brain protein mutation linked to autism. Researchers said they have discovered a genetic mutation in people with autism that cuts communication between brain cells to […]

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