Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Study Finds ‘Portal 2’ Better at Improving Cognitive Skills Than ‘Luminosity’

A trio of researchers at Florida State University has conducted a small study the results of which suggest that the video game Portal 2...

Study Suggests Vitamin D May Prevent Age-Related Memory Impairment

If you don't want to dumb down with age, vitamin D may be the ticket. Daily supplementation of vitamin D over several months helped...

Marijuana Use Reduces Death Rates in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Surveying patients with traumatic brain injuries, a group of Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute researchers report that those who tested positive for THC, the...

Brain Tumor Cells Destroyed by Mitochondrial ‘Smart Bomb’

An experimental drug that attacks brain tumor tissue by crippling mitochondria, the cells' energy source, has passed early tests in animal models and human...

Modeling Shockwaves Through The Brain

Since the start of the military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, more than 300,000 soldiers have returned to the United States with traumatic brain...

Turmeric Compound Boosts Regeneration of Brain Stem Cells

A bioactive compound in turmeric has been shown to promote stem cell proliferation and differentiation in the brain according to new research published today...

Early Diagnosis of Autism with EEG Test in Development

One in every 68 American children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD); however, diagnosis of this condition is stuck in the dark ages —...

Mold Toxin in Cereals, Coffee and Wine Inhibits Cell Regeneration in...

Researchers in Europe report that a common mycotoxin found in many types of foods, especially cereals and their derivatives, can inhibit the brain's ability...

SSRI Antidepressant Alters Brain Structure After Just One Dose

A single dose of antidepressant is enough to produce dramatic changes in the functional architecture of the human brain. Brain scans taken of people...