Broken heart, disconnected brain

Going through a break up is kind of traumatic. We all have felt it sometime, not…

How to treat Parkinson’s with astrocytes

Parkinson’s disease is characterized by neuronal loss in the brain’s substantia nigra region. What if another…

How to smell a smell that is actually not there

How can we experience a sensation that is not real? How to mimic a sensory stimulus…

Look at the heart’s brain in 3D

The brain could be said to be an ubiquitous organ. So much so, that in the…

A mutation could protect from familiar Alzheimer’s cognitive decline

A reported case study in a colombian woman, member of a family carriers of a mutation…

The art of forgetting: microglia eats memories away in mice

As important as remembering, it is forgetting. As Sherlock Holmes said the brain is like a…

High alcohol consumption linked to single brain receptor…in mice

Too much of anything is usually a mistake, when we speak of a substance of abuse…

Brain structure differences associated with smartphone addiction

Smartphones are our everyday travel companion. Be it for work, in our leisure time or to…

Neuron-like chips could help revert neurological damage

A team of scientists at two british universities, Bath and Bristol, have developed neuron-like chips that…

T cells could be key for early Alzheimer’s detection

For a long time Alzheimer disease has been studied mostly as a neuronal disease. However, recently…