Latest News

Scientists catch brain damage in the act

Scientists have uncovered how inflammation and lack of oxygen conspire to cause brain damage in conditions such as stroke and Alzheimer's disease, bringing researchers a step closer to finding potential targets to treat neurodegenerative disorders. Chronic inflammation and hypoxia, or oxygen deficiency, are hallmarks of several brain diseases, but little has been known about how they contribute to symptoms such as memory loss.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Common antidepressant may change brain differently in depressed and non-depressed people

  • Extra hour of screen time per day associated with poorer GCSE grades

  • How protein tangles accumulate in brain, cause neurological disorders

  • Artificial intelligence authors crowdsourced interactive fiction

  • Neighbors, but not classmates

  • IV administration of endothelin B receptor drug reduces memory loss, oxidative stress in Alzheimer's disease

  • Highly effective seasickness treatment on the horizon

  • Making effective use of voluntary help

  • Tracking down the causes of Alzheimer's

  • New model of cognitive flexibility gives insight into autism spectrum disorder

  •