• Gene Therapy for Parkinson's Symptoms Is Promising

    21 days ago - By Web MD

    A new treatment for Parkinson's disease uses a virus to deliver gene therapy to a targeted area of the brain. While not a cure, scientists hope it will help control symptoms of the progressive neurological disease.
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  • Unique patterns of neural communications found in brains of children with autism

    21 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    A research team studying MRI scans of school-age children's brains found unique patterns of neural communication involving the amygdala, the area of the brain responsible for processing social information. In children with ASDs, the amygdala connections with other parts of the brain proved to be weaker with some regions - and stronger with others - when compared with typically developing children of the same age.
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  • Mind's quality control center found in long-ignored brain area

    21 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    The cerebellum, once thought to be limited to controlling movement, is involved in every aspect of higher brain function, according to a new study.
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