Seen as a potential breakthrough for many psychiatric illnesses, neuromodulation devices stimulate brain networks to regulate aberrant neural pathways, proffering a more natural and efficacious option for patients. Much excitement … Continue Reading Noninvasive, fully-reversible ultrasonic brain stimulation controls monkeys choices.
The part of our sleep cycle involving Rapid Eye Movement (REM), otherwise known as paradoxical sleep, is a crucial phase of sleep identified in mammals and birds involving the random … Continue Reading Researchers identify neurons responsible for rapid eye movements/REM during sleep.
The mosquito Aedes aegypti, typically linked with dengue fever and chikungunya transmission, is also associated with the spread of Zika virus. In the absence of a vaccine, current effective control … Continue Reading Inheritable bacteria controls Aedes mosquitoes’ ability to transmit Zika.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting on the discovery of a new virus that may have contributed to the death of a previously healthy man in … Continue Reading The CDC announces the discovery of a new virus.
First detailed blueprint for a spinal circuit for integrating motor and sensory commands from the brain.
Walking across an icy parking lot in winter, and remaining upright, takes intense concentration. But a new discovery suggests that much of the balancing act that the human body performs … Continue Reading First detailed blueprint for a spinal circuit for integrating motor and sensory commands from the brain.
Landmark study shows that early blood glucose control lengthens life in people with type 1 diabetes.
People with type 1 diabetes who intensively control their blood glucose (blood sugar) early in their disease are likely to live longer than those who do not, according to a … Continue Reading Landmark study shows that early blood glucose control lengthens life in people with type 1 diabetes.
The University of Liverpool is part of an international research team that will assess whether the blood or plasma of Ebola survivors can be used to treat Ebola patients in … Continue Reading Researchers to test whether Ebola survivors’ blood can provide new treatment.