New study may help create a pathway for nerve regeneration after injury

Scientists have discovered that the type of immune cells associated with fighting infection can also help clear the nervous system of debris...
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Virtual reality can reduce phantom body pain in paraplegics

By restoring a sense of touch, virtual reality can provide phantom body pain relief to paraplegics...
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New study suggests link between heart blood flow and temporal lobe regions of the brain

The study suggests that people’s whose hearts pump less blood have blood flow reductions in the temporal lobe area of the brain....
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Fundamentals and applications of tES, 1-3 Dec 2017

In collaboration with UCL, this workshop will provide hands-on experience and knowledge of tES...
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New study reveals method of brain stimulation may help reduce fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers used tDCS stimulation on patients with Multiple Sclerosis and discovered a six-point drop on a 32-point scale measuring fatigue severity....
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Lowering temperature of specific brain regions could treat epileptic seizures

The study, conducted at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan, sought to increase understanding on how focal cooling functions....
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Non-invasive tDCS could increase performance of associative learning

Researchers at HRL Laboratories found that they could affect changes in functional connectivity between brain areas and thus increase learning speed....
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PATIENT IN VEGETATIVE STATE FOR 15 YEARS SHOWS SIGNS OF CONSCIOUSNESS AFTER VNS

In a world first, a man who has been in a vegetative state for 15 years has shown signs of consciousness after vagal nerve stimulation...
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RESEARCHERS AT MIT FIND NEW WAY TO ELECTRICALLY STIMULATE BRAIN TISSUE WITHOUT OPENING THE SKULL

For the last twenty-years deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been used to treat Parkinson’s Disease...
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FEMALES MAY TAKE LONGER TO RECOVER FROM BRAIN INJURIES THAN THEIR MALE COUNTERPARTS

Scientists have understood for more than a decade that female athletes sustain concussions at a higher rate than males when playing sports such as football, basketball and cricket...
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AI CAN PREDICT WHO WILL DEVELOP ALZHEIMER’S 10 YEARS BEFORE CLINICAL SYMPTOMS APPEAR

A new artificial intelligence machine can identify changes in the brains of people most likely to get Alzheimer’s disease ten-years before doctors can diagnose from symptoms alone....
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Exoskeletons in Rehabilitation – Great Advance or Expensive Waste?

For any Rehab Centre, Hospital or Clinic investing in an exoskeleton there is a huge amount to consider. Can the system help us meet the therapy goals of our clients?...
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