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2013-06-28 11:29:06

American Heart Association rapid access journal report Non-invasive brain stimulation may help stroke survivors recover speech and language function, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. Between 20 percent to 30 percent of stroke survivors have aphasia, a disorder that affects the ability to grasp language, read, write or speak. It's most often caused by strokes that occur in areas of the brain that control speech and language. "For decades,...

2013-06-25 13:10:10

Weizmann Institute scientists discover that spontaneously emerging brain activity patterns preserve traces of previous cognitive activity What if experts could dig into the brain, like archaeologists, and uncover the history of past experiences? This ability might reveal what makes each of us a unique individual, and it could enable the objective diagnosis of a wide range of neuropsychological diseases. New research at the Weizmann Institute hints that such a scenario is within the realm...

2013-06-24 23:23:26

Ofer Jacobowitz, M.D., PhD. FAASM, FAAOA, an Otolaryngologist and Sleep Medicine specialist, is one of only three doctors in the United States who have been selected by the sponsor to participate in the current FDA study for ImThera Medical’s aura6000tm. Middletown, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Ofer Jacobowitz, M.D., PhD. FAASM, FAAOA, an Otolaryngologist and Sleep Medicine specialist, is one of only three doctors in the United States who have been selected by the sponsor to participate in...

2013-06-21 23:02:01

Vital to our overall health, practicing good sleep strategies and techniques prove to be crucial in the attempt to revitalize your body and mind through invigorating sleep patterns. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Sleep Strategies – The Best Way to Get a Healthy Full Night Sleep    Vital to our overall health, practicing good sleep strategies and techniques prove to be crucial in the attempt to revitalize your body and mind through invigorating sleep patterns.  With...

Carbon Nanotube Harpoon Used to Catch Individual Brain-cell Signals
2013-06-20 11:33:48

Duke University Neuroscientists may soon be modern-day harpooners, snaring individual brain-cell signals instead of whales with tiny spears made of carbon nanotubes. The new brain cell spear is a millimeter long, only a few nanometers wide and harnesses the superior electromechanical properties of carbon nanotubes to capture electrical signals from individual neurons. "To our knowledge, this is the first time scientists have used carbon nanotubes to record signals from individual...

Urban Blackbirds Have Faster Circadian Rhythms Than Rural Relatives
2013-06-19 10:27:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For years we have known about the differences between city slickers and country bumpkins, but a new study from the Max Planck Institute in Germany has shown that the different environments can have different effects on an organism´s natural biological rhythms. Along with ornithologists from the University of Maine and the University of Glasgow in Scotland, the Max Planck researchers studied the circadian rhythm of both urban and...

2013-06-13 16:32:44

Slowdowns in the transport and delivery of nutrients, proteins and signaling molecules within nerve cells may contribute to the development of the neurodegenerative disorder ALS, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. The researchers showed how a genetic mutation often associated with inherited ALS caused delays in the transport of these important molecules along the long axons of neurons. Their findings were published in the online...

Brain-Computer Interface Allows Patients To Control Robotic Limbs
2013-06-12 09:56:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Electrodes placed on or inside the brain allow patients to interact with computers or control robotic limbs by merely thinking about how to execute those actions, University of Washington researchers reported on Tuesday. The technology could improve the quality of life for people who are paralyzed or lack the ability to speak due to stroke or neurodegenerative disease by allowing them to control a robotic arm or a prosthetic limb...

How Brain Cells Make Long Term Memories
2013-06-10 12:12:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Our brain is capable of remembering all sorts of things for very long periods of time, yet the reason and mechanism behind how and why these memories are stored for so long has never been fully understood. Scientists from the Gladstone Institute in San Francisco now believe they´ve mapped the process by which the human brain stores long-term memories in its cells. Senior investigator with Gladstone Institute Steve...


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Electrooculography
2012-12-31 11:47:45

Electrooculography, sometimes shortened to EOG, is the tracing of electricity used for operation of the retina in different phases, specifically the resting potential. The results are recorded on an electrooculogram. These are interpreted for opthalmological diagnosis and in recording eye movements. Eye movement measurements: Usually, pairs of electrodes are placed either above and below the eye or to the left and right of the eye. If the eye is moved from the center position towards one...

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