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Time maps: How our brain perceives time
What happens in our brain when we listen to the rhythmic pace of a song or when, at the traffic light, the light is red and we are trembling awaiting the green? (2019-03-22)
It's no Fortnite, but it's helping stroke survivors move again
Severely impaired stroke survivors are regaining function in their arms after sometimes decades of immobility, thanks to a new video game-led training device invented by Northwestern Medicine scientists. (2019-03-19)
Blood flow restriction therapy may protect against bone loss following ACL reconstruction
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction patients often face bone and muscle loss immediately following the procedure. (2019-03-16)
Study: Surgery for herniated discs in neck can be safely performed in outpatient setting
Surgery to remove multiple herniated or degenerated discs in the neck, a procedure known as anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), can be safely performed in an outpatient setting in select patients, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. (2019-03-14)
Scientists identify alterations of neuronal connectivity in the cortex in OCD patients
Scientists identify alterations of neuronal connectivity distributed throughout different regions of the cerebral cortex in obsessive-compulsive disorder. (2019-02-27)
How to make the push-up work for you
If you want to improve your golf swing, softball pitch, or tennis serve, the push-up is for you. (2019-02-19)
Boosting glutamate reduces anxiety in monkeys
Researchers studying male and female marmosets have homed in on the primate brain circuitry responsible for individual differences in overall anxiety. (2019-02-04)
UMD study finds exercise benefits brains, changes blood flow in older adults
Exercise training alters brain blood flow and improves cognitive performance in older adults, though not in the way you might think. (2019-01-31)
Air pollution in Mexico City is associated with the development of Alzheimer disease
A new study by researchers at the Universities of Montana, Valle de México, Boise State, Universidad Veracruzana, Instituto Nacional de Pediatría and Paul-Flechsig-Institute for Brain Research heightens together with German company Analytik Jena concerns over the evolving and relentless Alzheimer's pathology observed in young Metropolitan Mexico City (MMC) urbanites. (2018-12-21)
Evolution of the inner ear: Insights from jawless fish
Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics (BDR) and collaborators have described for the first time the development of the hagfish inner ear. (2018-12-05)
What makes rats relapse
Activation of the anterior insular cortex -- a brain region implicated in drug abuse -- rather than drinking history or motivation for alcohol predicts relapse after a month of abstinence, reports a study of male rats published in JNeurosci. (2018-12-03)
How you respond to drama depends on if you are a holistic or analytical thinker
Aalto University researchers showed volunteers the film My Sister's Keeper on a screen while the research subjects were lying down in an MRI scanner. (2018-11-30)
A smartphone and new software could help save infants born preterm
A new algorithm combined with a handheld, smartphone-based device could aid health care workers in remote locations to estimate degrees of prematurity for affected infants. (2018-11-20)
Where the brain turns quality and quantity into value
Researchers have pinpointed a part of the human brain responsible for 'on-the-fly' decision-making. (2018-11-19)
MDMA makes people cooperative, but not gullible
New research from King's College London has found that MDMA, the main ingredient in ecstasy, causes people to cooperate better -- but only with trustworthy people. (2018-11-19)
Chew on this: Two new studies reveal secrets of early dinosaur and mammal tooth evolution
Two new research papers take a bite out of the mysteries around how early dinosaurs and mammals evolved their unique tooth replacement and anchoring systems. (2018-11-07)
ACL re-injury appears to be a subject of 'relative risk'
Children with immediate family members who had anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears have more complicated recoveries when they need surgical reconstruction themselves. (2018-11-02)
Pseudarthrosis following single-level ACDF is five times more likely when a PEEK interbody device is used
Researchers found pseudarthrosis (lack of new bone regrowth) to be five times more likely after a polyetheretherketone (PEEK) interbody spacer device had been used to bridge the gap between vertebrae during cervical spine surgery than after a structural (bone) allograft had been used. (2018-10-30)
University of Barcelona researchers describe a new anatomic structure in the ankle
Researchers describe a new ligament in the lateral side of the ankle. (2018-10-30)
Electrical properties of dendrites help explain our brain's unique computing power
MIT neuroscientists have discovered that human dendrites have very different electrical properties from those of other species. (2018-10-18)
The fine print
University of Utah biomedical engineering assistant professor Robby Bowles and his team have developed a method to 3D print cells to produce human tissue such as ligaments and tendons to greatly improve a patient's recovery. (2018-10-10)
Scientists go 'back to the future,' create flies with ancient genes to study evolution
Scientists at New York University and the University of Chicago have created fruit flies carrying reconstructed ancient genes to reveal how ancient mutations drove major evolutionary changes in embryonic development--the impact of which we see today. (2018-10-09)
Scientists uncover why you can't decide what to order for lunch
Caltech researchers explore the choice overload effect, a phenomenon that hampers the brain's ability to make a decision when there are too many options. (2018-10-01)
People can die from giving up the fight
People can die simply because they've given up, life has beaten them and they feel defeat is inescapable, according to new research. (2018-09-27)
Hemidystrophic thorax mimicking scoliosis
Pectus excavatum, pectus carinatum, Poland syndrome, sunken chest deformity, barrel chest deformity, body builder deformity, and long upper chest wall are chest wall deformities that are documented in the medical literature. (2018-09-13)
For the first time, a neural link between altruism and empathy toward strangers
Using fMRI scans of a brain region called the anterior insula, University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown University researchers discovered that people who donated a kidney to an anonymous recipient were more sensitive to a stranger's fear and pain. (2018-09-11)
How brains of doers differ from those of procrastinators
Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have analysed why certain people tend to put tasks off rather than tackling them directly. (2018-08-22)
A common ancestral gene causes body segmentation in spiders and insects
Scientists have pinpointed a key gene that controls segmentation during spider development, which reveals a further similarity to the control of segmentation in insects, a study in eLife reports. (2018-08-21)
Automated detection of focal epileptic seizures in a sentinel area of the human brain
In a first-in-humans pilot study, researchers have identified a sentinel area of the brain that may give an early warning before clinical seizure manifestations from focal epilepsy appear. (2018-08-17)
New method makes spinning collagen microfibres quicker, cheaper, and easier
Scientists in Norfolk, VA (USA) have developed a new method of making collagen microfibres, which could have applications in research, medical devices and clinical treatments ranging from ligament damage to skin burns. (2018-08-14)
How to trigger innate fear response?
There are two types of fear: learned versus innate. The latter is known to be induced without any prior experience and is thus naturally encoded in the brain. (2018-08-07)
CPM for knee or shoulder joints: Advantage only in two therapeutic indications
Less pain in stiff shoulders and improved mobility after total knee replacement - but the final report does not confirm greater benefit in rotator cuff tears. (2018-08-06)
Liverpool researchers find treatment for ultra-rare disease
A new study published in Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, conducted by a Liverpool based research collaboration involving the University of Liverpool, has identified the drug that treats the extremely rare genetic disease alkaptonuria (AKU). (2018-08-01)
Common evolutionary origins between vertebrates and invertebrates revealed
Tsukuba-centered researchers elucidated the evolutionary origins of placodes and neural crests, which are defining features of vertebrates, through lineage tracing and genetic analysis in Ciona intestinalis, a marine invertebrate animal. (2018-08-01)
Brain activity cautions against buying stocks
Despite long-term profit expectations, many Germans shy away from investing their money in supposedly riskier forms of investment. (2018-07-25)
Cognitive consequences of age-related increase in brain activity
Increased frontal brain activity in healthy older adults reflects reduced efficiency rather than a way to maintain cognitive function, finds a study of two human samples published in JNeurosci. (2018-07-23)
Scientists uncover new connection between smell and memory
Neurobiologists at the University of Toronto have identified a mechanism that allows the brain to recreate vivid sensory experiences from memory, shedding light on how sensory-rich memories are created and stored in our brains. (2018-07-23)
Nosocomial neonatal meningitis with Acinetobacter baumannii on myelomeningocele
In this article, together with a review of the literature, we report two cases of imipenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii neonatal meningitis following ruptured myelomeningocele, treated with intravenous colistin with favorable results. (2018-07-13)
Current ACL return to sport criteria fails to identify second injury risk, say researchers
Returning to your sport after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and not suffering a second injury is often difficult but for a kid who suffers an ACL injury figuring out how to prevent reinjury is even more tricky, say researchers presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in San Diego. (2018-07-05)
Researchers determine the rate of return to sport after shoulder surgery
Athletes with shoulder instability injuries often undergo shoulder stabilization surgery to return to sport (RTS) and perform at their preinjury activity level. (2018-07-02)
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