Despite effective interventions, adult ADHD undertreated

Nov 6, 2013 by

Although up to two-thirds of kids with ADHD continue to show symptoms well into adulthood, only a small percent of adults get a diagnosis or seek treatment for their ADHD....

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New target found for drugs that help prevent brain cell death...

Nov 1, 2013 by

Scientists have discovered that an orally administered drug-like compound can block a major pathway leading to neurodegeneration in animals....

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Online time can harm working memory

Oct 30, 2013 by

Short-term or working memory helps us filter out information and find what we need, but too much time online can overload our brains with constant information, decreasing our working memory....

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Researchers discover brain activity beyond a flat line EEG

Oct 28, 2013 by

Until now, doctors thought there was no brain activity past “flat line,” but a new discover suggests that there IS activity. It’s being called “Nu-complexes” (taken from the Greek letter ‘n’)....

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Researchers find proteins needed to form long-term memories

Oct 14, 2013 by

Researchers have been able to pinpoint the proteins–called Wnts– that are essential to form long-term memories. The proteins send signals into the cell....

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The link between autism and anorexia

Sep 10, 2013 by

Girls with anorexia have a lot of autistic traits. They include things like: focusing on oneself, a fascination for detail, inflexible behaviors, rigid attitudes. Both also share similar changes in structure and function of brain regions. It’s being suggested...

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