Brain Damage

Link found between Cholesterol and Alzheimer’s-like brain damage in mice

Targeting cholesterol potentially could help treat Alzheimer’s, related dementias.

Smart helmets to protect against head trauma

Smart helmets provide metrics to monitor the neurological effects of head impacts.

T cells’ role in Alzheimer’s suggests a new treatment strategy

Drug development possibilities for brain diseases linked to tau protein.

Researchers develop ‘Hyperelastic Model’ to understand brain injuries

Indian scientists developed an analysis-driven ‘hyperelastic’ model in calculating the stress and strain experienced by the brain due to blunt force injury and lesion (tumor) growth.

Unmasking the diversity of amyloid fibrils

Amyloid fibrils are self-assembled fibrous protein aggregates that are associated with several presently incurable diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Amyloid fibrils are shaped...

New drug could potentially reduce deadly brain damage after stroke

Scientists from the University of Exeter have discovered how a glitch in the way essential proteins are transported within the brain after a stroke...

Shaking head to get water out of ear may lead to brain damage

Fortunately, there is a solution that does not involve shaking head.

A 15-minute scan could help diagnose brain damage in newborns

Brain damage affects around one in 300 births in the UK and is usually caused by oxygen deprivation. However, currently, doctors are unable to...

Scientists identified brain cells responsible for removing damaged neurons after injury

In each tissue of the body, dead and dying cells should rapidly be evacuated to keep the development of inflammation, which could trigger the...

Scientist developing a tech tool to help assess brain injury

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University focusing on developing a tech tool to help better diagnose concussions and predict where related brain damage has likely...

Computer Game Highlights Stroke Paralysis Partly due to a Lack of ‘Mental Focus’

Patients who have endured a stroke – where the bloodstream to the mind is hindered by a coagulation or drain – regularly encounter a...

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