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Q&A: LISA SAKSIDA HONOURED AS A POWERFUL ADVOCATE FOR WOMEN IN STEM

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(AGENPARL) – LONDON (ONTARIO CANADA), gio 03 dicembre 2020 By Jasmin Gow, Western Communications 2020 has been a big year for Lisa Saksida, professor of physiology and pharmacology at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and the co-scientific director of BrainsCAN at Western. Saksida was elected into the Royal Society......
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BRAIN-CONTROLLED COMPUTERS ARE A BECOMING REALITY, BUT MAJOR HURDLES REMAIN

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(AGENPARL) – BRUXELLES, mer 02 dicembre 2020 Sensors in pig brains – that’s what Elon Musk is currently working on. The entrepreneur is mainly known for his work at Tesla and SpaceX, but he’s also behind Neuralink, a company promising to change brain-computer interfaces. These devices would allow humans to......
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PERSONALIZING RECOVERY FROM ‘LOST’ LIMBS

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(AGENPARL) – WORCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS), mar 01 dicembre 2020 IMAGE: Small wireless sensors, similar to a wearable commercial fitness device, gather data on limb and prosthesis use in hand amputees. view more  Credit: University of Missouri Scratch your nose. Write a text message. Reach for a glass of water. Most people take......
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DISCOVER EBRAINS: A LOOK INSIDE EUROPE’S NEW PLATFORM FOR THE BRAIN

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(AGENPARL) – WORCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS), mar 01 dicembre 2020 (Human Brain Project) The publication Discover EBRAINS introduces the powerful EBRAINS research infrastructure to the world. EBRAINS has been created by the EU-funded Human Brain Project, and offers an extensive portfolio of brain data, scientific services, digital tools and computing resources for......
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ORPHAN DESIGNATION: RECOMBINANT HUMAN BONE MORPHOGENETIC PROTEIN 4, TREATMENT OF GLIOMA, 15/10/2014, POSITIVE

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(AGENPARL) – LONDON (UNITED KINGDOM), lun 30 novembre 2020 Glioma is a type of brain tumour that affects the ‘glial’ cells (the cells that surround and support the nerve cells). Patients with glioma can have severe symptoms, but the types of symptoms experienced depend on where the tumour develops in......
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RESEARCHERS DISCOVER A MECHANISM TO CROSS THE PROTECTIVE BARRIER OF THE BRAIN

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(AGENPARL) – BARCELONA (SPAIN), dom 29 novembre 2020 An international study led by IBEC researcher Giuseppe Battaglia identifies a mechanism and conditions that allow molecules to efficiently cross the blood-brain barrier, the protective layer of the brain. This study describes the role of protein LRP1, bringing light to safe and......
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SCIENTISTS REVEAL REGIONS OF THE BRAIN WHERE SEROTONIN PROMOTES PATIENCE

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(AGENPARL) – WORCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS), sab 28 novembre 2020 We’ve all been there. Whether we’re stuck in traffic at the end of a long day, or eagerly anticipating the release of a new book, film or album, there are times when we need to be patient. Learning to suppress the impulse......
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HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IN MIDLIFE IS LINKED TO INCREASED BRAIN DAMAGE IN LATER LIFE

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(AGENPARL) – WORCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS), ven 27 novembre 2020 Higher than normal blood pressure is linked to more extensive brain damage in the elderly, according to a new study published today (Thursday) in the European Heart Journal. In particular, the study found that there was a strong association between diastolic blood......
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EARLY SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE IN PEOPLE WITH DOWN’S SYNDROME

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(AGENPARL) – WORCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS), lun 23 novembre 2020 Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have studied the incidence and regional distribution of Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers in the brains of people with Down’s syndrome. The results can bring new possibilities for earlier diagnosis and preventive treatment of dementia. The study is......
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MEMORIES CREATE ‘FINGERPRINTS’ THAT REVEAL HOW THE BRAIN IS ORGANIZED

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(AGENPARL) – WORCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS), sab 21 novembre 2020 While the broad architecture and organization of the human brain is universal, new research shows how the differences between how people reimagine common scenarios can be observed in brain activity and quantified. These unique neurological signatures could ultimately be used to understand,......

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