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Brain Games Before Surgery Could Improve Recovery Time
News   Nov 12, 2020

A new study finds that exercising your brain with "neurobics" before surgery can help prevent post-surgery delirium.

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Newly-Identified Group of Neurons Could Offer Target for Strabismus Therapies
News   Nov 12, 2020

Researchers have discovered a previously undescribed population of neurons that help control our eyes as they view in three-dimensional space.

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Researchers Reveal Hidden Areas of the Mammalian Brain Susceptible to Opioids
News   Nov 12, 2020

New research shows that KOR receptors actually are distributed widely throughout the brain.

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Compound Stops Stressed-Out Rats Taking Nicotine
News   Nov 12, 2020

Researchers have discovered that compounds that activate γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptors in the brain can keep rats from self-administering increased levels of nicotine during stressful conditions.

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Hear This: New Study Challenges Theory of How Listening Is Organized in the Brain
News   Nov 12, 2020

A team of researchers from UTSA's Neurosciences Institute is challenging the historical belief that the organization of the cortical circuit of GABAergic neurons is exclusively local.

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DNA Repair Supports Brain Cognitive Development
News   Nov 12, 2020

Researchers led by Noriyuki Sugo at Osaka University in Japan have been studying natural DNA repairmen in the developing brain. In a new study, they show that an enzyme known as Polβ prevents breaks in the DNA of specific neurons in the brain’s hippocampus soon after birth.

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Nanoparticle Crosses Blood–Brain Barrier To Deliver Drugs Directly to Brain Tumors in Mice
News   Nov 12, 2020

A novel synthetic protein nanoparticle capable of slipping past the nearly impermeable blood–brain barrier in mice could deliver cancer-killing drugs directly to malignant brain tumors, according to a new study.

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COVID-19’s Links to Psychiatric Disorders Explored in New Study
News   Nov 11, 2020

A new study has investigated the relationship between COVID-19 and psychiatric illness. The study’s authors say that their findings suggest that a diagnosis of COVID-19 increases the risk of subsequent psychiatric illness.

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Neuron-Growing Ink Offers Hope for Nerve Repair
News   Nov 11, 2020

Researchers have developed a neuron-growing ink that uses the body's own electrical signals to precisely guide the growth of nerve cells.

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CRISPR Study Identifies Two Genes That Regulate Social Dominance
News   Nov 11, 2020

Scientists have discovered that two paralogous androgen receptor genes control social status in African cichlid fish. The finding may have applications to other species.

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