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AZ-002 Phase 2a Study in Patients with Epilepsy Planned for Second Half of 2014 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
A study conducted at the City College of New York (CCNY) in partnership with Georgia Tech looks to have found a highly reliable way to predict audience reaction to TV shows and commercials.
When you're expecting something—like the meal you've ordered at a restaurant—or when something captures your interest, unique electrical rhythms sweep through your brain.
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- Brivaracetam is the newest investigational medicine to emerge from UCB's rich late-stage pipeline BRUSSELS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- regulated information -- UCB today announced an important
A recent study covered in Scientific America spotlights how certain music can be used to alter how the brain processes data.
New research provides an intriguing glimpse into the processes that establish connections between nerve cells in the brain.
Attribute to Susan Axelrod, Founding Chair, Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "CURE applauds the announcement today
An international team of scientists has identified the what they call "an exquisitely preserved" brain in the fossil of a group of animals known as anomalocaridids, or "abnormal shrimp."
The cerebellum is a section of the brain that is most in charge of cognitive functions and motor skills. Formation and Orientation The cerebellum can be found at the bottom of the brain behind the pons and below that cerebral cortex under a layer of dura mater. It is considered as a part of the "hindbrain". The cerebellum is anatomically divided into two separate hemispheres, marked by the 'vermis', a small midline zone between the left and right hemispheres. But three lobes can be...
The midbrain, also known as the mesencephalon is the part of the brain most responsible for vision, motor control, arousal, temperature regulation, alertness and hearing. Formation and Orientation The midbrain is found under the cerebral cortex and above the hindbrain. The mesencephalon is not divided into any other portions of the brain unlike the other two vesicles that stem from the neural tube. There are four separate lobes on the side of the cerebral aqueduct within the...
Formation and Orientation The development of the brain is broken down into stages. The basic evolution begins in the third week of the embryonic process where the neural plate is formed. By week four, the neural plate has developed into the neural tube. The anterior part of the tube, the telencephalon, grows rapidly as it prepares to later give way to the brain. As time goes on, cells begin to classify themselves as either neurons or glial cells, thus determining their functions. Glial...
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