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Genetic therapy may repair spinal chord: Study

Genetic therapy may repair spinal chord: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 21:41

Damage to the central nervous system, the brain and spinal cord, is currently irreparable. But this may change soon as researchers have now discovered that genetic and chemical treatment could help regenerate damaged nerves.

Casual marijuana use could lead to brain abnormalities in young adults

Casual marijuana use could lead to brain abnormalities in young adults

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 11:55

Researchers have said that the size and shape of two brain regions involved in emotion and motivation may differ in young adults who smoke marijuana at least once a week.

How memories are born

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 11:09

Researchers have said that by tracking brain activity when an animal stops to look around its environment they can mark the birth of a memory.

Statins could cut dementia risk by 25 percent

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 20:17

Scientists have revealed that statins drugs can slash the risk of dementia by a quarter.

How brain chooses to focus on some faces and ignore others

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 21:05

A new study has explained how the brain chooses what to pay attention to and what to merely monitor and ignore.

Parkinson`s disease could soon be history post groundbreaking discovery

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 11:21

Working with human neurons and fruit flies, researchers were able to identify and then shut down a biological process that seemed to trigger a particular form of Parkinson`s disease present in a large number of patients.

Self-forgiveness can lead to longer, happier life

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 21:24

Scientists and doctors suggest that there is a very close link between a person`s ability to deal with stress and their long-term health.

Obsessive-compulsive thinking common across the globe

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 09:46

Are you obsessed about situations like if your hands are clean or imagine your house might be on fire as you attend a key client? You are not alone.

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