Brain and Brawn: Hitting the Gym Slows Neurodegeneration in Older People At Risk of Alzheimer'sNews
For the first time, an intervention - lifting weights - has been able to slow and even halt degeneration, over a long period, in brain areas particularly vulnerable to Alzheimer's disease.
Tactile Pain Is Amplified and Pleasure Dulled for Migraine PatientsNews
A new study has investigated sensual alterations in people living with migraine (migraineurs). The paper has highlighted that tactile stimuli may feel more painful for migraineurs, whilst pleasurable sensations are dulled.
Disease-causing Repeats Help Human Neurons FunctionNews
Over half of our genomes are made of repeating elements within DNA. Research to date has focused on how these expanded repeats can cause disease, but little attention has been given to their normal functions in genes. A new study reports that repeats in the gene that causes Fragile X Syndrome normally regulate how and when proteins are made in neurons.Read more
Can a New Theory Describe How Our Minds Adapt in Everyday Life?News
How can cognitive neuroscience account for something as complex and overarching as a personality? Researchers at Bar-Ilan University aim to make that process easier with a new model to unify the cortical mechanisms by which our states of mind are determined.Read more
Cheap Diuretic Pill Could Help With Autism Symptoms, New Findings SuggestArticle
It is possible to improve symptoms in autistic children with a cheap generic drug, a new study shows.Read more
Depression Memes May Be a Coping Mechanism For People With Mental IllnessArticle
Internet memes are a bit like an inside joke you share with the entire internet.Read more
The Future of Neurotechnology: What I’ve Learned As a Gen-Z, Early-stage FounderArticle
In this comment piece, Hubly Surgical CEO Casey Grage gives a perspective on her advancing career, which has seen her go from freshman to startup co-founder in just a few years.
Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Could Offer More Effective Pain Relief Than OpioidsArticle
Historically, efforts to target the substance P (SP) neurokinin 1 receptor (NK1R), for the treatment of pain have failed. These studies had one critical flaw, whilst they were targeting the right receptor, they were focusing on the wrong location.Read more
Exploring the Medicinal Benefits of Cannabis Within UK PharmaceuticalsArticle
In this article, we explore how the use of cannabis within UK pharmaceuticals is expected to change, as well as the medicinal benefits offered by cannabis, and cannabinoids.Read more
The Importance of Understanding Target–Protein Interactions in Drug DiscoveryArticle
You’re unwell, you see a doctor, they prescribe you a medicine… and you take it. But how exactly is that drug having an effect? What is its mechanism of action? Drugs exhibit their effects through specific protein–target interactions. Andrew Lynn, Chief Executive Officer at Fluidic Analytics discusses why understanding protein–target interactions is so important.Read more
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