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The researchers collected skin cells from patients with genetically inherited forms of Parkinson`s and reprogrammed those cells into neurons.
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Nerve cells in the brain`s hypothalamus that is not only linked with hunger and overeating, but also drives drug addiction.
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A special type of brain cell forged from stem cells could help restore the muscle coordination deficits that cause the uncontrollable spasms characteristic of Huntington’s disease, a new study has suggested.
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Researchers have found a way to help the brain replace damaged nerve cells or neurons.
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Each taste, from sweet to salty, is sensed by a set of neurons in the brain. Now scientists have mapped for the first time how taste is represented in the mammalian brain.
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According to a new study, laughter lightens up our faces and the neurons in our brains.
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The study conducted by researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine on adult mice revealed that a stem cell can also take a wholly unexpected path i.e. generate two new brain stem cells.
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The anaesthetic lifts depression, and it seems to act on neurons in an unusual way.