Study finds electronic cigarettes damage brain stem cells: UC Riverside research on mouse neural stem cells has implications for nicotine use

Study finds electronic cigarettes damage brain stem cells: UC Riverside research on mouse neural stem cells has implications for nicotine use

A research team at the University of California, Riverside, has found that electronic cigarettes, of...
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Urinary tract and other infections may trigger different kinds of stroke

Urinary tract and other infections may trigger different kinds of stroke

Several infections have been identified as possibl...
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These neurons affect how much you do, or don’t, want to eat

These neurons affect how much you do, or don’t, want to eat

Like a symphony, multiple brain regions work in co...
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The sense of touch is formed in the brain before birth

The sense of touch is formed in the brain before birth

All the surface of the human body is represented i...
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New microscopy technique peers deep into the brain

New microscopy technique peers deep into the brain

In order to understand the brain, scientists must ...
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Traumatic brain injury and kids: New treatment guidelines issued

Traumatic brain injury and kids: New treatment guidelines issued

Each year in the United States, more than 600,000 ...
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New MRI sensor can image activity deep within the brain: Noninvasive measurements of calcium could reveal neurons’ roles in different types of behavior

New MRI sensor can image activity deep within the brain: Noninvasive measurements of calcium could reveal neurons’ roles in different types of behavior

Calcium is a critical signaling molecule for most ...
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Dengue virus infection may cause severe outcomes following Zika virus infection during pregnancy

Dengue virus infection may cause severe outcomes following Zika virus infection during pregnancy

Women who have previously been infected with dengu...
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Erasing memories associated with cocaine use reduces drug seeking behavior

Erasing memories associated with cocaine use reduces drug seeking behavior

Forty to 60 percent of all people treated for subs...
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Multiple sclerosis: Helping cells to help themselves: Researchers decipher one of the body’s brain regeneration mechanisms

Multiple sclerosis: Helping cells to help themselves: Researchers decipher one of the body’s brain regeneration mechanisms

Diseases such as multiple sclerosis are characteri...
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