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New Technique That Measures Subtle Postural Sways May Help Detect Neuromuscular Disorders

Is it possible to detect neuromuscular disorders without showing significant symptoms? A study shows this is possible through the use of a new technique that measures subtle changes in postural sways.

Neuroscience April 28, 2016

Certain Circuit In Your Brain Controls Your Alcohol Intake

Researchers have found that binge drinking is regulated by circuits in the brain. When these circuits in the specific brain regions are altered, alcohol binge drinking could be effectively controlled.

Neuroscience April 27, 2016

Artists Share Common Traits With Psychopaths: Study

Are you an artist? You might also be a psychopath. A study found that the fine, fine line between genius and madness is even more blurry that what we first thought.

Neuroscience April 27, 2016

Study Of Wrestler Chyna's Brain May Shed Light On Physical Effects Of Pro Wrestling

Former pro wrestler Joanie 'Chyna' Laurer died on April 20 due to a possible drug overdose. Her representative said they are planning to donate her brain to Dr. Bennet Omalu to study if she suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.

Neuroscience April 28, 2016

Sandy Weill And Wife Joan Donate $185 Million To New Neuroscience Center In San Francisco

To support neuroscience, medicine’s 'underdog,' power couple Sandy and Joan Weill, donated a hefty million dollars. It will not only bolster research but will also hopefully remove the misperception about mental disorders.

Neuroscience April 27, 2016

Listening To Music May Sharpen Your Baby's Language Skills

Incorporating music to your baby's playtime may potentially boost language and music skills, a new study revealed. Researchers say music and speech both have rhythmic patterns.

Neuroscience April 26, 2016

Non-Invasive Light Therapy May Be Used To Treat Chronic Pain Sufferers

Chronic pain sufferers may soon benefit from a non-invasive light therapy. The mice study, according to the researchers, can be translated into humans using viral expression.

Neuroscience April 23, 2016

Researchers Launch Largest Autism Study: Here's How You Can Participate

A nationwide research is looking for participants for the largest autism study in the United States. The goal is to better analyze genetics' role in autism development and speed up treatments and supports.

Neuroscience April 22, 2016

Problems Finding Your Way Around May Be Early Sign Of Alzheimer's

Having problems in finding your way around could be an early sign of Alzheimer's disease, a new study found. The research focused on the biomarkers involved in the buildup of brain plaques in the caudate and hippocampus.

Neuroscience April 23, 2016

Caltech Researchers Map Neurons To Improve Treatment For Parkinson's Disease

Brain neurons extend everywhere, making pathways difficult to identify. Researchers from Caltech, however, were able to do so for neuronal pathways specific to Parkinson’s-related motor impairment, opening a path to a possible new treatment for the disease.

Neuroscience April 23, 2016

This Is How Your Brain Recognizes Other People's Facial Expressions

The brain functions in so many ways, including recognizing people's facial expression. A new study has revealed what part of the brain is responsible for recognizing facial expressions.

Neuroscience April 22, 2016

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