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 large-scale, multi-center study has provided insights into brain changes in those with a rare genetic disorder associated with schizophrenia.READ MORE
A new study has found that that risk of malnourishment is linked to psychological distress among Canadians aged 45 years and older.READ MORE
A new study by scientists at Imperial College London explores whether an injection of the hormone kisspeptin could be utilized in the treatment of men with sexual problems that are psychological in origin, an example being low libido.READ MORE
Researchers have reported that a specific area in the brain, the central lateral thalamus, appears to play a key role in consciousness.READ MORE
New research suggests that Foxp1, a gene previously associated with autism, also plays a key role in the growth of the developing brain.READ MORE
A new study demonstrates that digital simulations of guitar amplifiers can sound just like the real thing. The implications are that as the software models continue to improve, they can replace traditional analogue guitar amplifiers, which are bulky, fragile and expensive.
Long-distance skiers have shown a reduced risk of Parkinson’s disease, in a new study, which could be explained by a “motor reserve” in the brains of those who are physically active.READ MORE
A new study found that Zoster Vaccine Live, one type of shingles vaccination, may prevent some older adults from having a stroke, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2020.READ MORE
A new study suggests that a blood test for inflammatory and cell senescence biomarkers could be a reliable predictor of cognitive decline in Parkinson’s disease.READ MORE