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Brain implants could soon join fight against severe depression

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With powerful computational methods, scientists have recently zeroed in on some key features of depressed brains. Those hallmarks include certain ...
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Does gum disease causes Alzheimer’s? We are a long way from an answer, researcher says

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Do you floss regularly? A study published January 23 in Science Advances — and the news stories that it inspired — might ...
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Peering into the brain: New technology allows unprecedented access to brain cells

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By mixing and matching powerful advances in microscopy and cell biology, researchers have imaged intricate details of individual nerve cells ...
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Can loneliness and isolation damage the brain?

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Mice yanked out of their community and held in solitary isolation show signs of brain damage. After a month of ...
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Good news for young pot-muddled brains. Study shows impairment is reversible

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Taking a monthlong break from pot helps clear away young people’s memory fog, a small study suggests. The results show ...
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Mystery of the mind: How autism got its start in the developing brain

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Here are some of the key points [neuroscientist Kevin] Pelphrey made on how autism may get its start in the ...
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Stressed out? It could alter your sperm

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Sperm from stressed-out dads can carry that stress from one generation to another. “But one question that really hasn’t been ...
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Brain ‘flexibility’ could help explain why people learn differently

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As a person learns, connections between brain regions can change. Some neural partners connect, then split apart […]; others form ...

Depression gene search disappoints

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A massive effort to uncover genes involved in depression has largely failed. By combing through the DNA of 34,549 volunteers, ...