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Protein could help detect delayed concussion recovery

Protein could help detect delayed concussion recovery: Melbourne researchers have discovered a blood protein that could help detect which children…

When temperatures rise, appetite decreases

When temperatures rise, appetite decreases: Neuronal circuit for reduced feeding at high temperatures decoded. This can be observed after a…

COVID-19’s Lasting Impact on Cognition and Memory

COVID-19 may have an impact on people's cognitive and memory abilities that lasts a year or more after infection. A…

How Serotonin is Transported in Nerve Cells

Research Unveils How Serotonin is Transported in Nerve Cells: Exact mechanism of serotonin transport in nerve cells researched: While the…

Three quarters of autistic children also have other types of neurodivergence

Three quarters of children (76.2%) who were diagnosed with autism also had traits of other neurodivergent neurotypes – including traits…

Bruce Willis’s diagnosis sees 2023 web spike in interest in rare dementia

‘Bruce Willis effect’ – Die Hard star’s diagnosis sees 2023 web spike in interest in rare dementia.  The UK’s leading…

Dementia: Top Tips for supporting someone at Christmas

Colourful decorations, carol singing, exchanging gifts, and catching up with friends and family – it’s all part of what makes…

COVID-19 infection alters gene transcription of olfactory mucosal cells in Alzheimer’s disease

A new study identifies alterations in the transcriptomic signatures in human olfactory mucosal cells of individuals with Alzheimer's disease following…

Heart-breaking Christmas for people with dementia

Christmas changed forever as a third of people with dementia are unable to visit loved ones and 25% are no…

Advanced imaging predicts the recovery of children with brain injury

Advanced imaging predicts the recovery of children with brain injury: Researchers from The University of Queensland have used an advanced…