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New virus-inspired method to deliver drugs to brain developed: Study

New virus-inspired method to deliver drugs to brain developed: Study

In a first, researchers have engineered small particles, similar to the size of viruses, to cross the protective border separating the circulating blood from the brain, an advance that may pave the way for improved drug delivery to the organ.The study, published in the journal Nature Communications, noted that the new method allowed for combination

Using Cellphone to take mental breaks not good for your brain

Using Cellphone to take mental breaks not good for your brain

Using a cellphone to take a break during mentally challenging tasks does not allow the brain to recharge effectively and may result in poorer performance, a new research has found.”Cellphones may have this effect because even just seeing your phone activates thoughts of checking messages, connecting with people, access to ever-refilling information and more, in

HEALTH GENES SCHIZOPHRENIA

HEALTH GENES SCHIZOPHRENIA

Over 400 genes linked to schizophrenia discovered Washington, Mar 26 (PTI) Scientists have used artificial intelligence to discover 413 genes linked to schizophrenia across 13 brain regions, a finding that may pave way for therapies to treat the disorder.Examining gene expression at the tissue level allowed researchers to not only identify new genes associated with

New blood test may detect 20 types of cancers |

Breast cancer treatment may affect your brain

Breast cancer treatment may affect your brain. Turns out, the drugs taken during the treatment of breast cancer have some side effects that impact the brain. Published in the Journal of Neuroscience, the research established the common marmoset as an important non-human primate model for studying the effects of estrogen-reducing treatments on the nervous system.

Parts of brain may help reduce social isolation

Parts of brain may help reduce social isolation. Turns out, people who misuse opioids isolate themselves from their loved ones which poses as a problem. Researchers from Arizona State University have identified a region in the brain that may be responsible for opioid-related social isolation and suggested that activating this part could at least partially

Brain depression symptoms

Health: Brain zapping may alleviate depression symptoms

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have identified a brain region that can be electrically stimulated to improve mood in people suffering from depression. According to a study published in the journal Current Biology, timulation of a brain region called the lateral orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) reliably produced acute improvement in mood in patients who suffered from depression. Those effects were not seen in patients without mood symptoms, suggesting that

Not just heart, sitting is bad for your brain too

Not just heart, sitting is bad for your brain too. Excessive sitting is bad for your physical health – and your brain too, finds a new study. According to scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles, the sedentary behaviour could influence brain health. The researchers recruited 35 people ages 45 to 75 and asked

New TB drug may shorten treatment time for patients: Study

Five interesting facts about Tuberculosis

>Here are five interesting facts you should know about Tuberculosis: TB doesn’t just affect the Lungs While TB is known primarily as a pulmonary (lung) disease, it can also affect other parts of the body, including the kidneys, brain, and spine. TB Is an airborne disease TB is spread through expelled droplets, every time an

This drug could reverse alcohol's damaging effects on brain

This drug could reverse alcohol’s damaging effects on brain

Drug reverse alcohol damaging effects on brain: Scientists have found a new pill that could reverse the effects of binge drinking on the brain.The studies of Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers in adult mice show that two weeks of daily treatment with the drug tandospirone reversed the effects of 15 weeks of binge-like alcohol consumption

Eating salads daily may keep your brain 11 years younger

Eating salads daily may keep your brain 11 years younger

Eating salads daily may keep your brain 11 years younger: New York, Eating one to two servings of salad with spinach, lettuce and kale daily may keep your brain 11 years younger as well as prevent dementia, according to a study. The study found that people who ate at least one serving of green, leafy vegetables a

Lack of sleep can affect memory

Lack of sleep can affect memory

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- For Android:- For IOS:- If you do not sleep at night on time then you may have disease of short-term memory loss.According to the research has been done on Sleeping habit, this habit can  affects your memory and due to this you may be able

Does Rainy Fall Weather Really Affect Your Brain, Mood?

Know!! Does Rainy Fall Weather Really Affect Your Brain, Mood?

Know!! Does Rainy Fall Weather Really Affect Your Brain, Mood? Rain freshens the air, cools off a hot day, is the best white noise to fall asleep to, leaves rainbows, waters plants and crops naturally, washes away dirt, smoke and other things from the air. The good thing about rain is that it provides water

Brain regulates social behaviour differently in males and females

New York: The brain regulates social behaviour differently in males and females and certain drugs for psychiatric disorders may have opposite effects on the two sexes, says a study. The researchers discovered that the neurotransmitter serotonin (5-HT) and the hormone arginine-vasopressin (AVP) act in opposite ways in males and females to influence aggression and dominance.

Meditation can keep your emotional brain in check

New York: Meditation can help tame your emotions even if you are not a mindful person, suggests a new study Mindfulness, a moment-by-moment awareness of one’s thoughts, feelings and sensations, has gained worldwide popularity as a way to promote health and well-being. “Our findings not only demonstrate that meditation improves emotional health, but that people

Blind people use brain networks to solve math sums

New York: Our visual experiences are not be linked to our understanding of numbers, a study, led by an Indian-origin researcher, of people born blind has revealed. The study showed that the visual cortex — the part of the brain that receives and processes sensory nerve impulses from the eyes — in blind people is

Altered DNA linked to new brain disorder identified

New York: A team of international researchers has identified the genetic mutations involved in a rare, new and unnamed neurological disorder that emerged in siblings of two families from Pakistan and Oman. “The new neurogenetic disorder due to mutations in GPT2,” said Eric Morrow, Associate Professor at Brown University, US. The GPT2 gene is expressed in

2 brain dead patients give lease of life to 8 patients

Chandigarh: For the families of 29- year- old Varsha Sharma, resident of Hamirpur, HP and 21-year- old Gandhi Mahatoo, from Derabassi, Punjab, August 31 turned to be most tragic day, as both the families lost their young daughter and son in accidents. Both the deceased who were admitted at PGI impacted eight lives of people were

Your brain is better at math that you think it is

New York: We may not know it but our brains are actually pretty good at math and they constantly perform complicated calculations to make sense of the world , researchers have found. Our brains combine complicated observations from our surroundings into a simple assessment of the situation that aids our behaviour and decisions, the study

Scientists predict brain activity patterns

New York: Researchers have, for the first time, decoded and predicted the brain activity patterns of word meanings within sentences, an advance that may help brain injury and stroke patients communicate better. The study used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to measure human brain activation where researchers successfully predicted what the brain patterns would be

Sting’s brain scanned for new study on music

Los Angeles: The brain of musician Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, known professionally by his stage name Sting, has been scanned to see how he analysis music. The 64-year-old met with cognitive psychologist Daniel Levitin in Montreal, where the doctor mapped how Sting’s brain organises music, reports rollingstone.com. “The state-of-the-art techniques really allowed us to make