Tag: Brain

Childhood abuse worsens depression later: Lancet

London: Facing trauma in childhood can significantly change the structure of the brain, which may result in severe depression which…

‘Broken heart’ syndrome may originate in the brain: Study

Washington: A new study has shown for the first time that the brain is involved in the development of a…

Sleep apnea may be linked to higher levels of Alzheimer’s biomarker in brain

Washington: A new study now finds that people who are witnessed by a bed partner to have stopped breathing during…

New treatment offers promise for stopping, even reversing Parkinson’s

London: An experimental treatment that delivers a drug directly to the brain has shown promise for slowing, stopping, or even…

New MIT-developed MRI sensor to peek deep inside brain

New York: Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have devised a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique to…

Here’s how the brain evolved

Washington: Don’t we all, at some point or the other, wonder where does our ‘humanness’ come from? Humans are genetically…

Body building supplement could be harmful for the brain: Study

Washington: The protein supplement might be harming your body more than you know. According to a recent study people taking…

Woman carries dying baby to term to donate her organs

Washington: Krysta Davis was 18 weeks pregnant when she was told that the baby she was carrying had an abnormality.…

Women’s brains appear ‘years younger’ than men’s: study

WASHINGTON: Women tend to outlive men and stay mentally sharp longer, and a new study out Monday could explain why:…

Controlling blood pressure reduces cognitive impairment risk

New York: Intensive control of blood pressure in older people significantly reduced the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI),…

Brain chemical behind fatty food craving identified

New York: Do you feel the urge to binge on golden hot chips, cheesy pizza, crispy chicken, heartwarming hamburgers, all…

Brain training app improves users’ concentration: Study

Washington: Researchers at the University of Cambridge have designed a new ‘brain training’ game designed to improve users’ concentration. Adam…

Scientists discover molecules that are wired for obesity

Washington: Researchers from the University of Cambridge and Children's Hospital Los Angeles along with scientists from across the globe have…

Here’s how human brain recalls events

London: Do you know how we recall a past event? According to a new study, when retrieving information, the human…

New sleeping pill can help patients wake up in response to threat

Tokyo: Japanese scientists have shown that a new class of sleeping pill that preserves the ability to wake in response…

How breastfeeding is linked to being a righty or lefty

New York: Are you a leftie or a righty? The duration for which a child is breastfed may determine handedness…

Advanced brain simulator to help understand neurological disorder

London:In a bid to improve understanding of neurological disorders, researchers have created a fast and energy-efficient simulation of part of…

Advanced brain simulator to help understand neurological disorder

London: In a bid to improve understanding of neurological disorders, researchers have created a fast and energy-efficient simulation of part…

Your brain rewards you twice when you eat: Study

Washington: According to new research, a meal can trigger reward signals in the brain twice-first when the food is ingested…

Here’s how the brain enables us to rapidly focus attention

Washington: Researchers have discovered a key mechanism in the brain that may underlie our ability to rapidly focus attention. Our…