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2014-03-27 23:02:56

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation today announced its 2014 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grants, which will award $4 million in funding to 40 mid-career scientists from 33 institutions

2014-02-12 23:27:42

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation names 10 recent discoveries funded by its NARSAD Grants. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The Brain & Behavior

2013-10-03 16:09:36

A multidisciplinary team led by a geneticist and psychiatrist from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's (CSHL) Stanley Institute for Cognitive Genomics today publish a paper providing a glimpse of both the tremendous power and the current limitations of what is sometimes called "precision medicine."

2012-05-08 09:40:00

A study on a handful of people with suspected mild Alzheimer's disease (AD) suggests that a device that sends continuous electrical impulses to specific "memory" regions of the brain appears to increase neuronal activity.

Electrodes Implanted In The Brain Could Cure Depression
2012-04-16 12:13:21

A new and radical breakthrough procedure may help doctors treat depression in their patients with the use of electrodes.

2012-01-11 13:59:47

Researchers from the University of Florida and 14 additional medical centers reported results today in the online version of The Lancet Neurology journal indicating that deep brain stimulation — also known as DBS — is effective at improving motor symptoms and quality of life in patients with advanced Parkinson's disease.

2012-01-06 06:12:02

Bipolar spectrum disorder affects both men and women; and often signs of the disorder began to surface between the ages 15 – 25. Bipolar spectrum disorder, most times referred to as manic-depression, is characterized by bouts of mania or hypomania alternating between episodes of depression.

2012-01-02 23:10:39

A new study shows that deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a safe and effective intervention for treatment-resistant depression in patients with either unipolar major depressive disorder (MDD) or bipolar ll disorder (BP).

2011-07-05 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, a Los Angeles-based neuromodulation company, today announced that a recent Phase I clinical trial revealed that external Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation (eTNS(TM)) increased regional cerebral blood flow in brain regions associated with depression and mood regulation.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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