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Monday, January 31, 2011 - 00:00
discovered that reduced levels of omega-3 had deleterious consequences on synaptic functions and emotional behaviours. Details of this work are available in the online version of the journal Nature ne
Monday, January 31, 2011 - 00:00
Most people who survive a stroke recover some degree of their motor, sensory and cognitive functions over the following months and years. This recovery is commonly believed to reflect a reorganisation
Monday, January 31, 2011 - 00:00
An area at the front of the brain, called the orbitofrontal cortex, plays a central role and studies have shown that patients with damage to this area confuse memories with reality and continue to an
Monday, January 31, 2011 - 00:00
Cancer researchers have discovered an important protein, produced naturally inside cells, that appears to suppress the growth of prostate cancer cells in the laboratory. The findings, published tomorr
Monday, January 31, 2011 - 00:00
Targeted stimulation of areas in the brain using a type of brain pacemaker has recently raised hopes: According to initial studies, half of patients with the most severe depression treated in this
Monday, January 31, 2011 - 00:00
New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that there are extensive but reversible changes in the heart when it is exposed to low oxygen levels similar to those caused by many diseases