Human Brain Dysfunction

One head, two brains

Brain disorders and therapeutics    Project aims to help brain fix itself   How sleep can heal our brains

Changes in brain structure during teenage years provide clues to onset of mental health problems 

What happens to your brain when you're pregnant - clumsiness, food cravings and moodiness?

Statistical approaches for the study of cognitive and brain aging    

Can celiac disease affect the brain?    The addicted brain

Cognitive impairmant and age-related vision disorders

Understanding the complexities of neurodegeneration

Stroke:

Immune cells can help the brain to self-heal after a stroke

Dyslexia:

Distinctive brain pattern may underlie dyslexia

Autism:

Superheroes: turning sadness upside down

Integrating multimedia into autism intervention    A brain link to autism

New insight on the neurobioogy of anxiety    A revolutionary approach to treating PTSD

Mapping the adolescent mind: how brain development and mental health interact

Schizophrenia:

Scientists find new genetic roots of schizophrenia

Brain seizure:

Assimilating seizure dynamics    Researchers use network science to help pinpoint source of seizures

Modulation of epileptic activity by deep brain stimulation: a model-based study of frequency-dependence 

Parkinson's Disease:

Unravelling the complexities of Parkinson's

Student engineers have designed a device for portable Parkinson'd therapy

Alzheimer's Disease:

Alzheimer's Association: 3 pounds, 3 parts

Memory test could aid Alzheimer's diagnosis

Nutrition and prevention of Alzheimer's dementia

Dietary mineral intake and risk of mild cognitive impairment

Exercising in middle age can save your memory later

Flickering lights may illuminate a path to Alzheimer's treatment    A bug for Alzheimer's?

Why do people with Alzheimer's stop recognizing their loved ones?

PET scans reveal key details of Alzheimer's protein growth in aging brains

Abnormal cortical networks in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease

Mechanistic links between Western diet consumption and dementia: blood-brain barrier disruption

Development of technology for intracellular visualization of the protein that could cause Alaheimer's disease

MRI to detect early molecular and cellular chnages in Alzheimer's disease 

Cancer & brain tumors:     

American Brain Tumor Association     Pediatric Brain Tumor Association    Brain cancer

Brain cancer and leukemia: a new molecular mechanism decoded

Signaling pathway suppresses brain tumors

Cell phones and risk of brain tumors: what's the real science?

Brain Aneurysm:

Brain Aneurysm Foundation

Brain injury and trauma:   

Childhood head injuries linked to increased risk of adult mental illness and poorer life chances

Impact of mild head injury on neurophysiological performance in healthy older adults

Head injuries can alter hundreds of genes and lead to serious brain diseases

Brain injury association of America   Traumatic injury resource guide

Protein damage by shock waves in traumatic brain injury patients

Did Henry VIII suffer same brain injury as some NFL players? 

Game brain - football players and concussions

Coma patient 'regains full consciousness' following novel ultrasound procedure

Brain engineering:

Patient wears 3D glasses during brain surgery

Breakthrough for electrode implants in the brain

Bright prospects: repairing neurons with light    

Changing behavior through synaptic engineering

Graphene shown to safely interact with neurons in the brain

Engineering researchers use laser to 'weld' neurons

Prosthetics:

Restoring the sense of touch in amputees using natural signals of the nervous system

Space flight effects:

Cortical reorganization in an astronaut's brain after long-duration spaceflight

Medications: