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biological basis for risky behavior

Inside the Teenage Brain: New Studies Explain Risky Behavior Date: August 27, 2014 Source: Science Daily Florida State University Young man (stock image). “Psychologists, psychiatrists, educators, neuroscientists, criminal justice professionals and parents are engaged in a daily struggle to understand … Continue reading

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New clue for autism treatment

Children with autism have extra synapses in brain: May be possible to prune synapses with drug after diagnosis Reprinted from Science Daily Date: August 21, 2014 Source: Columbia University Medical Center In a study of brains from children with autism, … Continue reading

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New Alzheimer drug from Israel

Israeli researcher discovers Alzheimer’s drug by accident Professor Marta Weinstock-Rosin, who will be awarded Israel Prize for Medicine this year, hopes to find a medication to prevent brain degeneration. Linda Gradstein, The Media Line, March 13, 2014 Professor Marta Weinstock-Rosin, … Continue reading

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Never stop learning

New ideas change your brain cells, research shows Date: February 24, 2014 Source: Reprinted from Science Daily University of British Columbia UBC’s Shernaz Bamji and Stefano Brigidi have discovered how brain cells change during learning and memories. Credit: UBC A … Continue reading

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New Guide for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Guide for Physicians to Help Families Jan. 13, 2014 — Increased awareness of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) Reprinted from Science Daily  Web address:     http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/     140113125142.htm Jan. 13, 2014 — Increased awareness of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is … Continue reading

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New findings on depression from Hebrew University

Scientists find a new mechanism underlying depression Reprinted from Health Canal, January 8, 2014 Hebrew University research could lead to efficient and fast-acting antidepressant drugs The World health Organization calls depression "the leading cause of disability worldwide," causing more years … Continue reading

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Hyperbaric treatment for brain damage

News Kislev 23, 5774, 26/11/13 01:42 Israeli Study Introduces New Options For Brain Damage Treatment Tel Aviv University study finds hyperbaric oxygen treatment can greatly increase a patient’s cognitive ability. Tova Dvorin Israeli researchers have found a revolutionary way to … Continue reading

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Possible basis for sensory processing disorder

Breakthrough Study Reveals Biological Basis for Sensory Processing Disorders in Kids Reprinted from Science Daily, July 9, 2013 These brain images, taken with DTI, show water diffusion within the white matter of children with sensory processing disorders. Row FA: The … Continue reading

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