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( Exercise spurs neuron growth and rewires the brain, helping mice forget traumatic and addictive memories
May 20th 2024, 12:28

Researchers have found that increased neuron formation and the subsequent rewiring of neural circuits in the hippocampus through exercise or genetic manipulation helps mice forget traumatic or drug-associated memories. The findings could offer a new approach to treating mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder or drug addiction.

( Brain 'assembloids' mimic human blood-brain barrier
May 20th 2024, 12:27

Major advance promises to accelerate the understanding and improved treatment of a wide range of brain disorders, including stroke, cerebral vascular disorders, brain cancer, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington disease, Parkinson's disease, and other neurodegenerative conditions.

( New AI tool to help beat brain tumors
May 17th 2024, 11:15

A new AI tool to more quickly and accurately classify brain tumors has been developed.

( Unique brain circuit is linked to Body Mass Index
May 16th 2024, 16:05

Why can some people easily stop eating when they are full and others can't, which can lead to obesity? A new study has found one reason may be a newly discovered structural connection between two regions in the brain that appears to be involved in regulating feeding behavior. These regions involve the sense of smell and behavior motivation.The weaker the connection between these two brain regions, the higher a person's Body Mass Index, the scientists report.

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