In school-age children previously diagnosed with depression as preschoolers, a key brain region involved in emotion is smaller than in their peers who were not depressed, scientists have shown. The … Continue Reading Depression, overwhelming guilt in preschool years linked to brain changes.
Engineers at the University of California and the Gregorio Marañon Hospital have determined for the first time the impact of a ring-shaped vortex on transporting blood flow in normal and … Continue Reading Researchers image impact of ring-shaped vortex within the human heart for the first time.
Researchers from Stanford University using a combination of different imaging techniques have found structural abnormalities in the brains of people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), according to a new study … Continue Reading Neuroimaging study identifies brain abnormalities in chronic fatigue syndrome patients.
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique can detect signs of cognitive decline in the brain even before symptoms appear, according to a new study from the University of Geneva. The … Continue Reading MRI technique detects evidence of cognitive decline before symptoms appear.
People with multiple sclerosis (MS) lose myelin in the grey matter of their brains and the loss is closely correlated with the severity of the disease, according to a new … Continue Reading New neuroimaging technique links grey matter myelin loss to severity of MS.
A team from Brigham Young University have devised experiments using MRI technology that help them distinguish pure imagination from related processes like remembering. The team wanted to investigate how memory … Continue Reading Neuroscientists watch imagination happening in the brain.
Stimulating a particular region in the brain via non-invasive delivery of electrical current using magnetic pulses, called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, improves memory, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. The discovery … Continue Reading Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) successfully improves memory.
A balance board accessory for a popular video game console can help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) reduce their risk of accidental falls, according to new research published online in … Continue Reading Wii Balance Board induces changes in brains of people with multiple sclerosis.
A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of California and the University of Hawaii demonstrates a new approach to measuring early brain development of infants, resulting in more … Continue Reading Novel study maps infant brain growth via MRI in first three months of life.