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Behavioral and cognitive therapy studied in rats

01 - 16 - 2018

Behavioral and cognitive therapy studied in rats

A study in rats has shown that psychotherapy can improve the symptoms of psychiatric disorders by increasing activity in the medial prefrontal...

Chronic bowel diseases: Light on the mycobioma

01 - 14 - 2018

Chronic bowel diseases: Light on the mycobioma

One study investigated the role of immunity in the control of fungi present in the gut (the mycobiome...

Has the gene for the evolution of the human brain been discovered?

01 - 08 - 2018

Has the gene for the evolution of the human brain been discovered?

A recent study found that the gene called CLOCK, which is involved in the biological clock, also regulates many genes independent of the circadian...

Tinnitus: a treatment developed in an animal model works in patients

01 - 07 - 2018

Tinnitus: a treatment developed in an animal model works in patients

Millions of people suffer from tinnitus around the world. These...

Understanding aortic stenosis to treat it

12 - 28 - 2017

Understanding aortic stenosis to treat it

A study in pigs and pig cells has shed light on the mechanism that...

Better understanding postpartum depression

12 - 28 - 2017

Better understanding postpartum depression

A new mouse model provides a better understanding of the neurological and hormonal...

A new explanation for brain diseases?

12 - 27 - 2017

A new explanation for brain diseases?

Researchers have shown in mice the effect of the gut ...

Memory stimulation method in patients developed in rodents

12 - 20 - 2017

Memory stimulation method in patients developed in rodents

For the first time in patients, electrical stimulation of a region of the brain has...

How the Zika virus causes microcephaly

12 - 13 - 2017

How the Zika virus causes microcephaly

From studies in patients, human stem cells and in mice, researchers have discovered how the...

The spinal cord doesn’t need the brain to sort out information

12 - 11 - 2017

The spinal cord doesn’t need the brain to sort out information

Researchers have just discovered how the spinal cord manages to sort information that...