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Fri, Jan 21, 2022

Brain News
  • Brain networks enable human conversation: Study Brain networks enable human conversation: Study

    Researchers have found that the brain circuit is active while we plan our spoken replies during a conversation. The research has been published in the 'Nature Journal'.

  • Covid pandemic may be affecting kids' brains: Report Covid pandemic may be affecting kids' brains: Report

    Another study led by researchers at Brown University's Advanced Baby Imaging Lab, found that babies motor, visual and language skills dipped during the pandemic.

  • Study finds MRI reveals altered brain structure in foetuses exposed to alcohol Study finds MRI reveals altered brain structure in foetuses exposed to alcohol

    A new study has found significant changes in the brain structure of foetuses exposed to alcohol compared to healthy controls. The research has been presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological...

  • Brain reveals the risk for developing obesity: Study Brain reveals the risk for developing obesity: Study

    A study has found that obesity risk factors of family background are associated with changes in brain function. The research has been published in the 'International Journal of Obesity'.

  • Is India facing a brain drain problem? Is India facing a brain drain problem?

    A few weeks ago, social media giant Twitter appointed Indian-born Parag Agrawal as its new CEO, prompting widespread pride and applause for the technology executive across India.

  • Researchers find HIV drugs may treat low-grade brain tumours Researchers find HIV drugs may treat low-grade brain tumours

    A new research has found that the drugs used to treat HIV/AIDS patients could be used to treat patients diagnosed with the most common form of primary brain tumour.

  • External stimulus: Can an athlete’s blood enhance brainpower? External stimulus: Can an athlete’s blood enhance brainpower?

    What if something in the blood of an athlete could boost the brainpower of someone who doesn’t or can’t exercise? Could a protein that gets amplified when people exercise help stave off symptoms of...

  • DT Health: Beware, childhood cancer rates rising DT Health: Beware, childhood cancer rates rising

    Childhood cancer by itself is rare. However, the incidence has been increasing over the past few decades. Childhood cancers are divided into solid tumours and liquid tumours. Liquid tumours are...

  • 1 pc hospitalised Covid patients may develop brain issues: Study 1 pc hospitalised Covid patients may develop brain issues: Study

    About one in 100 patients hospitalised with Covid-19 are likely to develop central nervous system complications, including strokes, according to a study. The researchers from the Thomas Jefferson...

  • Is your eyesight deteriorating? Is your eyesight deteriorating?

    Our eyes play an important role in our lives. They are the sensors that relay information about the environment to our brain. Eyes alert the brain to the prospect of both a safe environment and...