32 Results for

neurology

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'Cry analyzer' helps identify neurological or developmental disorders in infants

The computer-based tool out of Brown University performs finely tuned acoustic analyses across 80 parameters that reveal details about a baby's health.

By 12 July 2013

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Using intentions to control a robotic prosthetic

A neural implant on the area of the brain that controls the patient's intention to move could be the key to better robotic prosthetics.

By 22 May 2015

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Early bird or night owl? It could be in your genes

Being a morning person or a night owl could be genetic, suggests a study based on the habits of fruit flies. Waiter, there's a fly in my coffee!

By 15 May 2015

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Using electricity to give your brain a boost? Not so fast...

Do-it-yourselfers using electrical currents to stimulate their brains may be doing more harm than good.

By 7 May 2015

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Human head transplant just two years away, surgeon claims

Surgeon Sergio Canavero will be embarking on a project to implement the world's first human head transplant.

By 26 February 2015

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Pioneering procedure helps paralyzed man walk again

Cells harvested from a patient's nose helped return function to a damaged spinal cord. Now he is able to walk with help from ropes and guide bars.

By 23 October 2014

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Brain-to-brain verbal communication in humans achieved for the first time

A team of researchers has successfully achieved brain-to-brain human communication using non-invasive technologies across a distance of 5,000 miles.

By 4 September 2014

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Cinnamon might slow Parkinson's, research suggests

The tools to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease might one day come from the kitchen cabinet instead of the medicine cabinet, according to a new study.

By 10 July 2014

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High-tech electronic headband may help prevent migraines

Just approved by the FDA, the device directs an electric current to the skin and underlying body tissue, stimulating a nerve associated with migraines.

By 12 March 2014

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Heavy drinking hits men's brains harder than women's, study says

Who has the last laugh? Middle-aged men show significant declines in mental processing speed and memory from heavy alcohol consumption, and more so than women, a new study concludes.

By 28 January 2014