Latest News

Schizophrenia: It?s in the wiring of the brain

Just as wires must be insulated to effectively carry electrical impulses, nerve cells must be insulated by myelin to effectively transmit neural impulses. Using typical magnetic resonance imaging or MRI, one can visually distinguish parts of the brain that look white and parts that look gray. A new study has used two types of brain imaging to characterize abnormalities in the white matter in schizophrenia patients.
View full story

Post your comment.


  • Boosting the brain's waste disposal system

  • Schizophrenia symptoms linked to features of brain's anatomy?

  • How the brain controls sleep

  • Possible new treatment for neurodegenerative diseases found

  • Relaxation response-based program may reduce participants' future use of health services

  • Research shows diversity can improve stores' sales performance

  • Study underscores need to assess behavioral sequelae of TBI

  • Use of e-cigarettes, alternative tobacco products may lead to increased tobacco use

  • Noninvasive imaging method looks deeper inside the body to study living brain

  • New field of application for versatile helper