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Encephalitis under control, claims Bengal Health Department

Encephalitis under control, claims Bengal Health Department

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 21:47

West Bengal Health Department today said that the spread of encephalitis was "completely under control" as hardly any new case of the disease was reported.

Brain `switch` controlling blood sugar levels discovered

Brain `switch` controlling blood sugar levels discovered

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 18:13

Researchers have identified the mechanism in the brain that is key to sensing glucose levels in the blood, linking it to both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Tiny part of brain which tracks expectations about nasty events identified

Tiny part of brain which tracks expectations about nasty events identified

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 13:09

A recent study has identified the half-pea-sized human brain portion called habenula, which tracks negative expectations like painful electric shocks and shows how bad things could get.

Oldest evidence of human brain damage found

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 15:10

Anthropologists have unearthed a 100,000-year-old skeleton of a child in Israel who may have died because of a brain injury - the oldest evidence of brain damage in a modern human.

Immune response to injury may damage brain: Study

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 17:24

Can our immune system trigger memory impairment and cognitive dysfunction leading to chronic neurological diseases? Researchers at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio believe so.

Brain next frontier to treat obesity

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 16:21

Therapies aimed at areas of the brain responsible for memory and learning could lead to better treatment of obesity and dementia, says a study.

Impulsive behaviour linked to brain connectivity

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 18:31

In what could help better understand behavioural problems and social adaptation difficulties in children, researchers have found that patterns of brain connectivity are linked with impulsive behaviour.

Scientists discover new clues to brain`s wiring

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 17:07

In a step forward in learning how a developing brain is built, researchers have identified a group of proteins that programme a common type of brain nerve cell to connect with another type of nerve cell in the brain.

Encephalitis deaths in Bengal rises to 47

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 16:37

Two more people died of encephalitis here, taking the death count in West Bengal to 47 in the past 18 days, officials said Sunday.

Fish oil may protect alcoholics from neurodamage, dementia

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 12:28

A new study has revealed that Omega-3 fish oil might help in reducing the risk of brain cell loss and eventual dementia in alcoholics.

`Good mothering` hardwires infant brain

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 17:29

A study has revealed that the mother`s presence, social interactions and her nurturing role directly moulds the early neural activity and growth of the infant`s brain.

Strokes among elderly decrease in US

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 17:17

Incidence of stroke among people aged 65 years and above has dropped by over 40 percent during the period 1988-2008 in the US, a new analysis of data shows.