neurology

Huntington’s Disease Progression Explored

Huntington’s Disease Progression Explored

Researchers at the University of Melbourne in Melbourne, Australia discovered a key step in the progression of Huntington’s disease. A genetic neurological disease that normally begins to manifest itself when patients are in their thirties and forties, Huntington’s disease has ...

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Insights on Healthy Aging

Insights on Healthy Aging

Researchers from Harvard University have uncovered a biological mechanism that affects aging greatly. Their study shows that caloric restriction and exercise delay some of the debilitating effects of aging by rejuvenating the connections between nerves and the muscles that they ...

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Moral Decisions Similar to Mundane Decisions?

Moral Decisions Similar to Mundane Decisions?

Harvard University scientists discovered that the mechanism responsible for making moral decisions affects simpler decisions, especially the ones related to money and food. Scientists reached this conclusion using advanced brain imaging techniques, designed to identify brain activity during decision making. ...

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On Lobotomy and Phantom Limbs

On Lobotomy and Phantom Limbs

Studied for hundreds of years, the brain is still a mystery in many respects and one part of it is particularly mysterious: the Frontal Lobes. One way to find out more about this large and important area of the brain ...

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