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Could Loss of Smell and Taste Be a Symptom of Coronavirus?

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Whilst the classic symptoms of COVID-19 – fever, persistent dry cough, shortness of breath – are now drummed into anyone following the spread of this novel coronavirus, a potential new symptom has begun to be reported by medical experts – a loss of smell or taste.

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5 Facts About the Dreaming Brain

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For World Sleep Day, NNR investigates what goes on in the brain during dreams. We uncover fascinating facts about rapid-eye movement (REM) sleep, the dreams of people born blind, and ask why some dreams are so strange.


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Counting Sheep: Exploring the Disorders That Stop Us From Sleeping

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In recognition of world sleep day 2020, we created this infographic to explore the different types of sleep and the sleep disorders that can plague us.

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Jack of All Trades: Auditory “Highway” Also Processes Motion

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A new study from Gunsoo Kim’s group at the Center for Neuroscience Imaging Research in Suwon suggests that the IC, a subcortical area of the brain known to centralize auditory signals, also processes motion information.

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Innovative Technique Measures Pressure in the Skull Using the Brain's Natural Resonance Frequency
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Currently, the only way to measure pressure inside the skull, formally called intracranial pressure (ICP), is by using invasive techniques that insert a catheter or sensor. Researchers have been hunting for better ways of measuring ICP. The latest proposed solution can predict ICP by monitoring resonance frequencies within the brain.

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Teen Cannabis Use Linked to Adult Insomnia
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Smoke a lot of weed as a teenager, and when you reach adulthood you’ll be more likely to have trouble falling or staying asleep, according to a new CU Boulder study of more than 1,800 twins.

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Discovering Molecules That Alter Our Circadian Clock
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Researchers have uncovered molecules that act to lengthen the period of the circadian clock, shedding light on their mechanisms of action.

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Physical Activity Linked to Improved Mood During the Menopause
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High levels of physical activity can be associated with fewer depressive symptoms in those experiencing menopause, according to a new study.

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Study Assesses Effectiveness of Phone Therapy for Depression in Parkinson's Disease
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Depression is common in people with Parkinson's disease and contributes to faster physical and mental decline, but it is often overlooked and undertreated. A new study has assessed the effectiveness of phone-based therapy at helping people with depression and Parkinson's.

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Brain Cancer in Infants Could Be Treated With Targeted Drugs
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Brain cancer in infants is biologically distinct from other pediatric brain tumors and could be successfully treated with targeted drugs, a new study has shown.

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The Coronavirus Outbreak
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On December 31, 2019, the first cases of a novel coronavirus were identified in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Here, we curate a collection of news and content related to the outbreak.

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STREAM: Six Strategies That Can Help Your Mental Health During Coronavirus Isolation
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One in four people on earth are currently in lockdown related to the spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. In this article, we look at some expert advice at how to cope with the impacts of this isolation on your mental health.

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Using Single Cells To Get the Whole Picture of the Epigenome
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In this article, we explore the advancements of single-cell sequencing methods such as scATAC-seq, and how these methods allow the mapping of large cell populations, one cell at a time. How does this information enhance our understanding of the epigenome?

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Jane C. Wright: The Woman Who Changed the Landscape of Oncology
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Dr Jane Cooke Wright – whether you’ve heard of her or not, her research changed the path of oncology, paving the way for cancer treatment as we know it.

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Exploring Mental Health in Academia
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In this article, we explore why academia and research can be hard on an individual's mental health, speaking directly with the individuals and organizations that are championing mental health discussions in this space, and highlight areas where we're perhaps falling short and could improve.

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Exploring the Genetic Contribution to Incongruence Between an Individual's Internal Gender and External Sex
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Technology Networks spoke with John Graham Theisen, MD, senior author of a recent study that explored the contribution of genetics to our gender identity.

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