Deep brain stimulation and exercise restore movement in ataxia

New research from Baylor College of Medicine scientists shows that a combination of deep brain stimulation (DBS) and exercise has potential benefits for treating ataxia, a rare genetic neurodegenerative disease characterized by progressive irreversible problems with movement. Working with … Read more

A combination therapy for treating severe neurological childhood disorders

A study aiming to develop a new therapeutic technique could bring a revolution in our approach to treating rare, fatal Sanfilippo syndrome, a disorder that affects children as young as 2 years old and leads to childhood dementia and premature … Read more

New experiences enhance learning by resetting key brain circuit

A examine of spatial studying in mice exhibits that publicity to new experiences dampens established representations within the mind’s hippocampus and prefrontal cortex, permitting the mice to study new navigation methods. The examine, revealed in Nature, was supported by the … Read more

Center for Psychedelic Medicine established at NYU Langone Health

Philanthropic support from several donors totaling over $10 million will allow NYU Langone Health to advance its already world-renowned reputation from the field of psychedelic medicine through the establishment of a one-of-a-kind center dedicated to expanding research and professional scientific … Read more

ALS neuron damage reversed with new compound

New compound targets neurons that provoke voluntary motion After 60 days of therapy, diseased mind cells seem like wholesome cells Extra analysis wanted earlier than scientific trial might be initiated CHICAGO and EVANSTON— Northwestern College scientists have recognized the primary … Read more

Yale neurologists identify consistent neuroinflammatory response in ICH patients

Understanding how the immune system responds to acute brain hemorrhage could open doors to identifying treatments for this devastating disease. However, up until now, there had been limited information on inflammation in the brain from human patients, especially during the … Read more

Researchers uncover new information on the effects of antidepressants

The results of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and different standard antidepressants are believed to be primarily based on their rising the degrees of serotonin and noradrenalin in synapses, whereas ketamine, a brand new rapid-acting antidepressant, is assumed to perform … Read more

SuperAger brains resist protein tangles that lead to Alzheimer’s

Resistance to tangle formation may help preserve memory SuperAgers have fewer tangles than normally aging individuals Future research to see how SuperAgers are protected CHICAGO – A new Northwestern Medicine study showed cognitive SuperAgers have resistance to the … Read more