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Delays in UK child brain tumor diagnosis

... and premature death because of poor diagnosis of brain tumours. A new study by scientists at The University of Nottingham's Children's brain Tumour Research Centre, funded by the Samantha Dickson brain Tumour Trust, shows that prolonged and slow ...

Knowing What to Look for Can Aid in Proper Diagnosis & Treatment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

... 1.5 million Americans sustain traumatic brain injuries every year, 75 percent of which are ... surge in interest concerning mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBI's) in the U.S., due in large part ... eight years have suffered from a mild traumatic brain injury, reports the New England Journal of ...

Brain Fitness Reduces Risk of Onset of Depressive Symptoms

... SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- brain fitness exercise can reduce the risk of ... from other disorders. The new findings on brain fitness are part of an ongoing study of healthy ... to four groups: one group did computerized brain exercises, a second group took classes in memory ...

Abnormal Brain Circuits May Prevent Movement Disorder

... in the integrity of white matter pathways in the brain - to study those with and without symptoms who ... also had a number of volunteers who agreed to brain scans who had no disease and no mutations in the ... disease gene have the same underlying functional brain abnormality, such as overactivity of motor ...

Alzheimer's Disease is the Focus of TBSI Annual Neuroscience Symposium

... of aging and Alzheimer's Disease during the Texas brain and Spine Institute's Third Annual Neuroscience ... book "Aging with Grace" in 2002. Texas brain and Spine Institute: In coalition with ... Science Center College of Medicine, the Texas brain and Spine Institute encompasses both a clinical ...

Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) Experiments with Hyperbaric Oxygenation (HBO) Traumatic Brain Injury

... of Hyperbaric oxygenation (HBO) after traumatic brain injury have been explored. These experiments were ... treatments, which started 1 hour after traumatic brain injury significantly, reduced axonal loss and ... that HBO was able to attenuate the effects of brain damage by reducing the progression of neuronal ...

Why anorexic patients cling to their eating disorder

... have discovered for the first time processes in brain metabolism that explain this disturbed eating ... of Psychiatry in June 2009. Changes in brain activation associated with rigid behavior ... demands. New therapy approaches through brain research The results of the study contribute ...

Robotics insights through flies' eyes

... as it races to and fro. Still, how does its tiny brain process the multiplicity of images and signals so ... and learn from their surroundings. A fly's brain enables the unbelievable the animal's easy ... its position in space. Yet the fly's brain is hardly bigger than a pinhead, too small by far ...

Brain Scan May Help Predict Cancer Drug Response

... 30 (HealthDay News) -- A new way to predict which brain cancer patients will respond to the drug Avastin ... Drug Administration for treatment of aggressive brain cancer. However, half of those with the cancer ... the most common and deadly form of adult brain cancer. Half of them were given infusions of ...

Learning Takes Place When You Get Things Right

... brain cells tune in on success, monkey experiment finds ... that only correct actions resulted in changes in brain cells. "We have shown that brain cells keep track of whether recent behaviors were ...

Protein Clumps May Appear Years Before Memory Problems

... News) -- Amyloid protein deposits in the brain play a role in disrupting the memory formation ... and the identification of sensitive markers of brain dysfunction" in the disease, Dr. Reisa Sperling, ... deposits and abnormal activity in areas of the brain believed to be involved in memory function. ...

Therapy should extend beyond childhood

... time in demonstrating reversible and permanent brain damage as well as elucidating its temporal ... should thus be extended to prevent long-term brain damage. These new insights enhance the ... study was published in the prestigious journal brain . Permanent damage when treatment is delayed ...

Mayo researchers find anesthesia not harmful for babies during birth process

... delivery do not appear to cause long-term brain problems." The study was conducted with data ... exposure to anesthetics has been shown to cause brain abnormalities in young animals, which was the ... because they are undergoing rapid growth. The brain is forming vital connections between cells during ...

Mayo Researchers Find Anesthesia Not Harmful for Babies During Birth Process

... delivery do not appear to cause long-term brain problems." The study was conducted with ... exposure to anesthetics has been shown to cause brain abnormalities in young animals, which was the ... because they are undergoing rapid growth. The brain is forming vital connections between cells during ...

Blood flow in Alzheimer's disease

... may cause the decrease in blood flow in the brain seen in Alzheimer's disease and contribute to ... years. Aβ peptide, which accumulates in the brain of Alzheimer's disease patients, is thought to ... The researchers had been studying ECE-2 in human brain tissue that was donated to the South West ...

Scientists Track Impact of DNA Damage in the Developing Brain

... St. Jude technique yields clues about brain cells targeted by faulty single-strand DNA repair ... developing nervous system is linked to smaller brain size as well as problems in brain structures vital to movement, memory and emotion, ...

Famous Names Get Single Neurons Fired Up

... about how information is processed, stored in the brain MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- ... questions in neuroscience: How do neurons in the brain manage to abstract and disregard irrelevant ... to converge in the hippocampus, a section of the brain associated with long-term memory and spatial ...

Study provides documentation that tumor 'stem-like cells' exist in benign tumors

... The pituitary gland, situated at the base of the brain behind the nose, is stimulated by hormones from ... findings in cancer stem-like cells of malignant brain tumors, the tumor stem cells but not the ... our work with cancer stem-like cells in malignant brain cancers, it appears that stem cells from ...

Can brain scans read your mind?

... and some new businesses, are banking on a brain imaging technique known as functional magnetic ... in an MRI scanner at UCLA's AhmansonLovelace brain Mapping Center while they performed one of eight ... how accurately they could tell from the fMRI brain scans which mental task each participant was ...

Easy Baby or Fussy -- It May Be Out of Mom's Control

... Gene, brain activity may determine child's temperament, study ... of a certain gene and a particular pattern of brain activity may determine a child's temperament, a ... gene and activity in the frontal cortex of the brain to find out if it predicted children's ...

Researchers find that eating high levels of fructose impairs memory in rats

... in the brain, which plays a major role in brain cell survival and plasticity, or the ability for the brain to change based on new experiences. Results ... Ontario, Canada to examine how diet influences brain function. Although humans do not eat fructose ...

Sunitinib Benefit Explored in Poor-Prognosis Kidney Cancer

... divided into four subgroups, including those with brain metastases, poor performance status, ... In the four subgroups, the response rates were: brain metastases, 12 percent; non-clear-renal cell ... from attempting therapy." But "patients with brain metastases, non-clear-cell histology, and poor ...

Cancer Patients Benefit From Speed, Accuracy of RapidArc Radiotherapy Treatments

... his brain, he learned that an aggressive type of brain tumor was hindering his speech and language ... and as is standard for treating this type of brain tumor, Campbell began a seven-week course of ... was previously possible. "Before my brain tumor was discovered, I could tell that my ...

St. Jude Scientists Discover a New Mechanism Controlling Neuronal Migration

... how neurons migrate to their proper place during brain development will offer insights into how ... -- The molecular machinery that helps brain cells migrate to their correct place in the developing brain has been identified by scientists at St. Jude ...

Key Protein Might Shield Brain Cells

... 15 (HealthDay News) -- A protein that can protect brain cells from dying has been identified by U.S. ... Nicknamed GOSPEL, the protein protects brain cells by interrupting a naturally occurring ... In a series of experiments with mouse brain tissue, the researchers found that GOSPEL ...

New Treatments for Alzheimer's on the Horizon

... show promise against two different types of brain abnormalities, both of which are implicated in ... new research reveals, it actually increases brain levels of beta amyloid, a protein long thought to ... are racing to find compounds that can reduce brain levels of beta amyloid. The drug used in this ...

A Phase III Alzheimer's Drug Increases Levels of Beta Amyloid in the Brain - But Still Provides Benefits

... in potential therapies targeting two abnormal brain proteins - beta amyloid and phosphorylated tau - ... Surprisingly, Dimebolin Increases brain Beta Amyloid in Alzheimer's Mouse Models ... effects of dimebolin on beta amyloid and other brain proteins known to be related to Alzheimer's ...

Gene Connections Key to Brain Tumor Growth

... of glioblastomas, the deadliest type of brain tumor. "There is not a single gene that accounts for the development of brain tumors," explained Dr. Markus Bredel, co-author ... of cancer." Bredel, who is director of the brain Tumor Institute Research Program at Northwestern ...

Dakim BrainFitness Now Used in 286 Senior Living Communities, Adding 136 Sites in 12 Months for Dementia-Fighting System

... year, further solidifying its status as the #1 brain training system provider in the senior care ... reflect growing recognition of the importance of brain fitness as part of a community's resident ... on promoting sustained use - unique in the brain fitness market - is based on numerous studies ...

World's First Deep Brain Stimulation Device Approved for Treatment of Psychiatric Condition in Europe

... Medtronic today announced that Reclaim(R) Deep brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy has received CE ... (OCD).* This is the first time that a deep brain stimulation therapy has gained approval in Europe ... Obsessive Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS), before deep brain stimulation to 12 months after. Professor ...

A 'Heart Healthy' Diet and Ongoing, Moderate Physical Activity May Protect Against Cognitive Decline as We Age

... Scientist and Director, Geriatric Research Unit, brain Sciences Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences ... from high school to menopause. Eight memory and brain function tests were administered to all ... the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without ....

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2009

... confirming that Cotara specifically localizes to brain tumors at high concentrations with minimal ... Town, South Africa. Cotara(R) brain Cancer Program Reported that patient ... in the Cotara dosing and dosimetry trial at U.S. brain cancer centers was nearing completion, and that ...

Brain Imaging (MRI/PET) and Measurements of Proteins in Spinal Fluid May Improve Alzheimer's Prediction and Diagnosis

... July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Changes in the brain measured with MRI and PET scans, combined with ... "It is widely believed that Alzheimer's disease brain changes, including amyloid plaques and ... scores on certain standard memory, learning and brain function tests, including the Rey Auditory Verbal ...

Memory test and PET scans detect early signs of Alzheimer's

... revealed that results from cognitive tests and brain scans can work as an early warning system for the ... test and low glucose metabolism in particular brain regions, as detected through positron emission ... the volume of the hippocampus, the part of the brain associated with the formation of new memory; the ...

Neuroimaging suggests that truthfulness requires no act of will for honest people

... Using neuroimaging, psychologists looked at the brain activity of people given the chance to gain money ... telling the truth, showed additional activity in brain regions that involve control and attention. ... individuals displayed little to no additional brain activity when reporting their prediction of the ...

Queen's University study aims at early diagnosis for ADHD and Parkinson's disease

... researchers to aid in understanding childhood brain development and healthy aging may also help in ... the study. "Our project investigates how the brain provides this control by observing eye movements. ... high speed eye movement recording with modern brain imaging techniques to ...

Elsevier launches official version of BrainNavigator

... in collaboration with the Allen Institute for brain Science and under the editorship of Professor ... 2008 tradeshow last November, the rodent brain version is now available at www.brainnav.com . ... online, interactive, 3D software tool that maps brain images and anatomy, helping researchers, ...

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Opens for Business

... -- The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for brain Health welcomes its first patients today, ... The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for brain Health is a highly specialized clinical center ... is to prevent the disabling symptoms of chronic brain diseases and to prolong healthy, vital aging in ...

Six Scientists Receive Awards for Contributions to Alzheimer's Disease Research

... genesis and roles of various normal and abnormal brain proteins (amyloid, tau, etc.) thought to be the keys to the cause and progression of numerous brain diseases, including Alzheimer's. The ... and the various changes that happen in the brain in normal aging, mild cognitive impairment, and ...

6 scientists receive awards for contributions to Alzheimer's disease research

... genesis and roles of various normal and abnormal brain proteins (amyloid, tau, etc.) thought to be the keys to the cause and progression of numerous brain diseases, including Alzheimer's. The 2009 ... and the various changes that happen in the brain in normal aging, mild cognitive impairment, and ...
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