Inside the minds of people with obsessive-compulsive disorders

Inside the minds of people with obsessive-compulsive disorders

About 10 years ago David Adam scratched his finger on a barbed wire fence...As a science journalist and author of ...
Hunting for DNA: Piecing together autism's genetic puzzle

Hunting for DNA: Piecing together autism’s genetic puzzle

It’s been 10 years since Michael Wigler had a breakthrough revelation in autism genetics...[when he] reported that ‘de novo’ mutations — those that ...
Closer to curing Alzheimer's as new drug reaches landmark stage in clinical trial

Closer to curing Alzheimer’s as new drug reaches landmark stage in clinical trial

Although there are currently no approved therapies that slow or stop progression of [Alzheimer's Disease], several approaches are showing promise ...

New, improved brain implants can ‘talk’ to single neuron

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Brain implants have been ...

Exercise, stress speeds brain’s ability to repair iteself

Running helps mice to recover from a type of blindness caused by sensory deprivation early in life, researchers report. The ...