Two New Subtypes of Schizophrenia Have Been DiscoveredNews
An international team led by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania has published research identifying two distinct subtypes of the complex neurological disorder schizophrenia. The authors say that their findings could lead to more personalized treatment of the condition.
Ping-pong for Parkinson's?News
Pingpong may hold promise as a possible form of physical therapy for Parkinson's disease. People with Parkinson's who participated in a pingpong exercise program once a week for six months showed improvement in their Parkinson's symptoms, according to a preliminary study.READ MORE
Mouse Study Suggests Hitting the Immune "Reset Button" May Help Brain Injury RecoveryNews
Targeting overactive immune cells and dampening their chronic neurotoxic effects may offer new therapeutic strategies for traumatic brain injury (TBI), according to new preclinical research in mice.READ MORE
A new study provides evidence that moderate-intensity physical activity may protect us from developing serious mental health disorders.READ MORE
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.
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.
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.READ MORE
Researchers have evaluated the effects of genes implicated in neurodevelopmental disorders; the results suggest that the disorders have a complex causation involving many genes.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
Researchers suggest that blood perfusion of the so-called hippocampus could play a key role in age- and disease-related memory problems.READ MORE