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Regular Sport Associated With Lower Risk of Anxiety, Depression
News   Feb 18, 2020

A new study provides evidence that moderate-intensity physical activity may protect us from developing serious mental health disorders.

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Mouse Study Proposals Promising Parkinson's Molecule
News   Feb 17, 2020

A promising molecule has offered hope for a new treatment that could stop or slow Parkinson's. Researchers have found that molecule BT13 has the potential to both boost levels of dopamine, the chemical that is lost in Parkinson's, as well as protect the dopamine-producing brain cells from dying.

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Why Social Media Can Make a Bad Breakup Worse
News   Feb 17, 2020

A new study from the University of Colorado Boulder has highlighted how social media has made the act of getting distance from a bad breakup that much harder.

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Brain and Brawn: Hitting the Gym Slows Neurodegeneration in Older People At Risk of Alzheimer's
News   Feb 17, 2020

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.

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Our Memory Depends on the "Essence" of an Experience, Suggests New Study
News   Feb 17, 2020

What clues does our memory use to connect a current situation to a situation from the past? New results that clash with existing theories may rewrite our understanding.

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Fruit Fly Gene Study Shows the Complexity of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
News   Feb 17, 2020

Researchers have evaluated the effects of genes implicated in neurodevelopmental disorders; the results suggest that the disorders have a complex causation involving many genes.

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What Links Larger Brain Ventricles and Schizophrenia?
News   Feb 17, 2020

A new study suggests that two microRNAs play a critical role in a mechanism that results in ventricular enlargement in a type of mouse model.

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A New Way To Measure Beta Brain Bursts
News   Feb 17, 2020

Neuroscientists have developed a new method for analyzing beta wave bursts, paving the way for investigating their role in particular behaviors.

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Device Mimics Brain Cells Used for Human Vision
News   Feb 17, 2020

Researchers have developed a nanoscale device that can mimic the neural pathways of brain cells used for human vision.

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New Study Shows a Clear Link Between Blood Supply to the Hippocampus and Cognitive Performance
News   Feb 15, 2020

Researchers suggest that blood perfusion of the so-called hippocampus could play a key role in age- and disease-related memory problems.

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