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Now, it's possible to predict preemies' at risk of disabilities with help of brain mapping

Now, it's possible to predict preemies' at risk of disabilities with help of brain mapping

Lack of oxygen to the brain is the most common form of brain injury in premature infants, resulting in damage to the white matter.

Witnessing fear in others can alter our brain wiring

PTSD is an anxiety disorder that can develop in some people after they experience a shocking, scary or danger

Brain protein may predict recovery time after concussion

Brain protein may predict recovery time after concussion

Elevated levels of the brain protein tau following a sport-related concussion are associated with a longer recovery period and delayed return to play for athletes, researchers said.

An hour-long nap may boost memory, thinking in elderly

An hour-long nap may boost memory, thinking in elderly

Sleep plays a key role in helping older adults maintain their healthy mental function, necessary for people as they age, the researchers said.

Residing near high-traffic roadways elevates demetia risk

Residing near high-traffic roadways elevates demetia risk

They examined records of more than 6.5 million Ontario residents aged 20-85 to investigate the correlation between living close to major roads and dementia, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis.

Lessened blood flow in brain can cause people to stutter

Lessened blood flow in brain can cause people to stutter

Researchers at Children's Hospital Los Angeles in the US demonstrated evidence of a common underlying lifelong vulnerability in both children and adults who stutter.

Painting may reveal artist's neuro disorders too

This conclusion has been reached by a new study of works of seven famous painters who experienced both normal ageing and neurodegenerative disorders.

Manipulating brain activity can boost confidence: Study

Manipulating brain activity can boost confidence: Study

Self-confidence is an essential quality to succeed in the world, such as in business environments, politics or many other aspects of our everyday life, researchers said.

Brain dead man gifts life to five people

Brain dead man gifts life to five people

The deceased was brought to Kovai Medical Centre and Hospital (KMCH) and a team of doctors harvested his liver, eyes and both the kidneys.

Pets' unconditional love can manage mental health issues

Pets' unconditional love can manage mental health issues

Researchers from the University of Manchester suggested that pets should be considered as main source of support in the management of long-term mental health problems.

Excess drinking during adolescence can harm brain development

Excess drinking during adolescence can harm brain development

A recent study states that excess intake of alcohol during youth can harm brain development severely

In a first, scientists track human thought by imaging brain activity

In a first, scientists track human thought by imaging brain activity

Functional magnetic resonance imaging helps in measuring changes in blood oxygenation, which were previously thought to be too slow to detect the subtle neuronal activity associated with higher order brain functions.

Twenty percent of brain stroke patients aged 40 or less

Twenty percent of brain stroke patients aged 40 or less

As per some globally-renowned neuroscience around the world, the existing rate of patients with brain stroke is on the rise and the average age is considered to be 40 years or less.

This novel technique can help brain overcome fear – Read

This novel technique can help brain overcome fear – Read

The researchers have used a combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and brain scanning to develop the novel technique.

Researchers develop novel drug to repair brain damage in stroke patients

Researchers develop novel drug to repair brain damage in stroke patients

It can potentially reduce the number of brain cells destroyed by stroke and also help in repairing the damage done to a certain extent.

Now, scientists study brain disease using Google Glass

Now, scientists study brain disease using Google Glass

Scientists from Siberia are developing a prototype of a model using Google Glass to study an individual's proneness to certain brain diseases at an early stage, media reported.

Memory-related brain regions tend to lose unity with age: Study

Memory-related brain regions tend to lose unity with age: Study

The study conducted at Princeton University in New Jersey, US, described a novel method to characterise and compare the brain dynamics of individual people.

Combining Ritalin with cognitive therapy helps traumatic brain injury patient

Combining Ritalin with cognitive therapy helps traumatic brain injury patient

Combining methylphenidate with a cognitive therapy can help a traumatic brain injury patient, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have reported.

Plant compounds may boost brain power in elderly

Plant compounds may boost brain power in elderly

People get these compounds, known as carotenoids, from their diets, and two of them - lutein and zeaxanthin - have been shown in previous research to bolster eye and cognitive health in older adults. 

Healthy lifestyle helps improve brain function: Study

Healthy lifestyle helps improve brain function: Study

One should lead a healthy lifestyle as it helps in improving the brain function.