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The corticobulbar projection to the hypoglossal nucleus was studied from the frontal, parietal, cingulate and insular cortices in the rhesus monkey using high-resolution anterograde tracers and stereology.→ Read more

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Multiple genome-wide association studies have linked diacylglycerol kinase η(DGKη) to bipolar disorder (BPD).→ Read more

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Modern scientific knowledge of how memory functions are organized in the human brain originated from the case of Henry G. Molaison (H.M.), an epileptic patient whose amnesia ensued unexpectedly following a bilateral surgical ablation of medial temporal lobe structures, including the hippocampus.→ Read more

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Comments Off on Long-term treatment with l-DOPA and an mGlu5 receptor antagonist prevents changes in brain basal ganglia dopamine receptors, their associated signaling proteins and neuropeptides in parkinsonian monkeys

Brain glutamate overactivity is well documented in Parkinson's disease (PD) and antiglutamatergic drugs decrease L-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine (l-DOPA)-induced dyskinesias (LID); the implication of dopamine neurotransmission is not documented in this anti-LID activity.→ Read more

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Emerging evidence from human and animal studies suggests that exercise is a highly effective treatment for drug addiction.→ Read more

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Comments Off on Brain Imaging Differences in Infants at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s

Using a special MRI technique designed for studies of sleeping infants, researchers at Brown University and Banner Alzheimer’s Institute have found that infants who carry a gene associated with an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease tend to have differences in brain development compared to infants who do not carry the→ Read more

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A generation of baby boomers has watched their parents live to an unprecedented age and confront major brain health issues as a result.→ Read more