A study, 20 years in the making, found that stressful environments for children and adolescents can have long-lasting impact on neurological development. The research—published June 15 in Nature, Scientific Reports—found that continued exposure to stress contributes to slower maturation of the brain during adolescence.
Young video game addicts may have more than just a pair of strong thumbs, as new MRI research suggests excessively playing video games can have the same effect on children's brains as drug abuse or alcoholism, according to a recent article published by The Telegraph.
For the first time, MRI has detected early signs of neurological damage in patients with high blood pressure before symptoms of dementia are observable, according to a study published June 12 in Cardiovascular Research.
Researchers from VU Medical Center in Amsterdam demonstrated that implementing amyloid PET imaging as a diagnostic tool in daily clinical practice and not just in clinical research cohorts may be associated with changes in diagnosis and treatment for dementia patients, according to new research published June 11 in JAMA Neurology.
With the help of advanced CT imaging, researchers from the Netherlands found that smokers and individuals with diabetes may face an increased risk of developing calcifications in the hippocampus, the region of the brain responsible for memory.
More than 20 U.S. consulate workers in Guangzhou, China, were recently evacuated after experiencing unexplained health issues caused by a suspected "auditory attack." They are currently undergoing medical screening for treatment, according to the Associated Press.
A new imaging technique may assist researchers in understanding how the brain moves at rest and upon impact in real time, according to a news release published May 29 from the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Researchers from the Guerbet Group and the University of Münster in Germany recently found that 75 percent of the total gadolinium found in the cerebellum of rats after the injection period of the linear contrast agent gadodiamide was still retained after one year.
Socioeconomic status will undoubtedly affect an adult mentally and emotionally. However, researchers have discovered that it may change an adult's brain structure and function, according to research published May 14 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
Contrary to popular belief, a study carried out by researchers from the University of Miami, the University of California Davis, Columbia University and the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke may suggest that depression doesn't significantly affect one's memory and cognition.
Researchers from McGill University in Canada, Washington University in St. Louis and Yale University used MRI data to show early HIV treatment is essential for patients to avoid neurological damage, according to a May 3 release from McGill University.
A team of scientists found microvascular changes in individuals with chronic traumatic brain injury (TBI), including varying cerebrovascular reactivity (CVR) in various areas of the brain, that may help explain cognitive difficulties.