• positron emission t
  • That emotional challenge was the summoning of memories of a very sad event in their lives, which the researchers asked the women to recall while they were lying in the positron emission tomography (PET) scanner having their brains imaged. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Zubieta and his colleagues made the discovery in 16 patients with type I bipolar disorder using a brain imaging technique called positron emission tomography (PET). (umich.edu)
  • genes
  • Jane completely supports that approach when trying to determine if a child has a learning issue and whether it is the result of genes, brain chemistry, environment or lifestyle. (parentwell.com)
  • chemicals
  • Brain Chemistry - What do chemicals, both good and bad, have to do with the nervous system and the brain? (bioedonline.org)
  • The technique uses a form of a drug called carfentanil, which binds to the same receptors on the surface of brain cells that brain chemicals called mu-opioids bind to. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Despite all our knowledge to date, we still have much to learn when it comes to the brain - the body's most intricate and complex organ - and the real role these chemicals play in psychiatric disorders. (promises.com)
  • The New York Times: Science Events - "After early chapters debunking the soul and afterlife, Dr. Churchland gives a nuanced account of sex, violence and morality, working up gently but ambitiously from brain chemicals to ethical norms. (blogspot.com)
  • Tyrosine and phenylalanine will help produce dopamine and noradrenaline, the focusing and motivating brain chemicals, and are found in my FOCUS formula. (healthy.net)
  • circuitry
  • Fisher and her colleagues studied the brain circuitry of romantic love by fMRI-scanning the brains of forty-nine men and women: seventeen who had just fallen madly in love, fifteen who had just been dumped, and seventeen who reported that they were still in love after an average of twenty-one years of marriage. (wikipedia.org)
  • body's
  • Other means of ingestion such as vaporizing, injecting, or insufflating the drug can produce powerful hallucinations for a short time (usually less than half an hour), as the DMT reaches the brain before it can be metabolized by the body's natural monoamine oxidase. (wikipedia.org)
  • behavior
  • In early 2016, Dilger and his colleagues worked with piglets to show that a combination of innovative formula components, including prebiotics, may play a role in brain development and behavior. (eurekalert.org)
  • stem
  • By looking at the intensity of the DTBZ signal, a weakly radioactive tracer, in all the subjects brains, the U-M team found that bipolar patients averaged 31 percent more binding sites in the region known as the thalamus, and 28 percent more in the ventral brain stem. (umich.edu)
  • Normally, stupor and coma are produced by interference with the brain stem, such as can be caused by a lesion or indirect effects, such as brain herniation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mass lesions in the brain stem normally cause coma due to their effects on the reticular formation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since 1974 the "Thudichum Medal Lecture" is awarded in England for outstanding achievements in the field of neurochemistry, and at Yale University, the "Thudichum Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Neuro-oncology" was founded within the fields of cell biology, neurochemistry and adult stem cell research to support the study of brain tumors A collection of his papers are held at the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland. (wikipedia.org)
  • depression
  • The study adds further evidence that depression has its roots in specific alterations within the brain -- specifically in the endogenous opioid system that is a central part of the brain's natural pain and stress-reduction system. (rxpgnews.com)
  • It's based on brain imaging, blood chemistry and other data from 14 women with major depression, and 14 healthy women of about the same age and background. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Women who had more pronounced responses in their stress response mechanisms during brain imaging also showed alterations in hormones, like cortisol, that are sometimes over-secreted in depression," Zubieta explains. (rxpgnews.com)
  • To put it simply, these patients brains are wired differently, in a way that we might expect to predispose them to bouts of mania and depression, says Jon-Kar Zubieta, assistant professor of psychiatry and radiology. (umich.edu)
  • They included: The Biology of Belief, The Brain that Changes Itself, Deep Survival, Virus of the Mind, The Mood Cure, Depression Free Naturally, Making a Good Brain Great, and Sobriety in Seven Weeks. (add-and-addiction.com)
  • scientists
  • Scientists have developed a scan that can measure the maturity of the brain, an advance that someday might be useful for testing whether children are maturing normally and for gauging whether teenagers are grown-up enough to be treated as adults. (parentwell.com)
  • alterations
  • 1 H MRS findings, to date, from studies of ASD do not appear to be of diagnostic specificity but can be used to interrogate brain structural alterations in ASD and relationships to specific developmental time points. (oup.com)
  • An altered level of consciousness can result from a variety of factors, including alterations in the chemical environment of the brain (e.g. exposure to poisons or intoxicants), insufficient oxygen or blood flow in the brain, and excessive pressure within the skull. (wikipedia.org)
  • thalamus
  • For the study, Allen and his colleagues examined MRI images and recorded glutamate activity in the thalamus, the part of the brain involved with the regulation of consciousness, sleep and alertness. (prohealth.com)
  • autism
  • Studies also showed that people with autism spectrum disorders are slower at a phenomenon called binocular rivalry, which is known to involve inhibition in the brain. (eurekalert.org)
  • research
  • A combination of both genetic research and neuroimaging studies would help define both the genetic components of this illness, and their relationship with the expression of specific brain chemical markers in specific patients. (umich.edu)
  • Brain Art showcases prizewinners in the 2012 Brain-Art Competition that honors outstanding visualizations of brain research data. (blogspot.com)
  • Jane does an excellent job describing the latest research on the brain in language that even I could comprehend - never did develop that analytical side of my brain! (parentwell.com)
  • Available research data showed that dental work involving mercury may be an occupational hazard with respect to reproductive processes, glioblastoma (brain cancer), renal function changes, allergies, and immunotoxicological effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bjørklund has imparted knowledge about the research on mercury with regard to various brain diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research on animals finds that environmental enrichment could aid the treatment and recovery of numerous brain-related dysfunctions, including Alzheimer's disease and those connected to aging, whereas a lack of stimulation might impair cognitive development. (wikipedia.org)
  • His research, however, did not investigate the brain nor use standardized impoverished and enriched environments. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2005, she was hired by match.com to help build chemistry.com, which used her research and experience to create both hormone-based and personality-based matching systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Science of Seduction, where she discussed her most recent research on brain chemistry and romantic love. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • Dementia is a broad category of brain diseases that cause a long-term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember that is great enough to affect a person's daily functioning. (wikipedia.org)
  • dysfunction
  • Indeed, the behavioral branch of psychology dispensed altogether with what actually happened inside the brain, regarding most mental dysfunction as what could be dubbed as "software" errors. (wikipedia.org)
  • activity
  • GABA's primary responsibility is to dampen neural activity in the brain. (eurekalert.org)
  • Document whether the Fischer Wallace Cranial Stimulator produces any measurable changes in brain activity. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Elkes continued his work on anticholinesterase, acetylcholine blockers and amphetamines and their action on the activity of the brain and thus behaviour. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brains in richer, more stimulating environments have higher rates of synaptogenesis and more complex dendrite arbors, leading to increased brain activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • On average, men tended to show more activity in a brain region associated with the integration of visual stimuli, while women showed more activity in several brain regions linked with memory recall. (wikipedia.org)
  • changes
  • The reality is that we still have only sketches of what is going on in these brains, what the basic changes are, and how they are related to the course of illness, Zubieta says. (umich.edu)
  • An integrated nanozyme has been developed for real time monitoring the dynamic changes of cerebral glucose in living brains. (wikipedia.org)
  • occurs
  • This effect of environmental richness upon the brain occurs whether it is experienced immediately following birth, after weaning, or during maturity. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • From the age of forty, most people are losing approximately ten milliseconds of brain speed per decade. (add-and-addiction.com)
  • It has come into almost universal use for assessing people with brain injury, or an altered level of consciousness. (wikipedia.org)
  • basics
  • In this engaging series of videos, Dr. David Eagleman explains the basics of brain function, and describes how this extremely complex, often misunderstood organ defines who we are. (bioedonline.org)
  • signals
  • To make out one image or the other, the brain must inhibit neural signals to push one out of visual awareness. (eurekalert.org)
  • function
  • The underlying case is almost always a deficiency in certain nutrients that nourish the brain and promote proper function. (healthy.net)
  • Rather, you may simply be deficient in some of the major neurotransmitters we all need for balanced brain function. (healthy.net)
  • Neuropsychopharmacology supersedes psychopharmacology in the areas of "how" and "why", and additionally addresses other issues of brain function. (wikipedia.org)
  • chemical
  • The Learning Brain's Brain Chemistry Teacher's Guide, is a complete set of science lessons that enable students to explore chemical communication in the brain and nervous system, while building understanding of the powerful effects of drugs in the brain and body. (bioedonline.org)
  • The brain health checkups described in his book will help you to evaluate your own chemical imbalances in order to restore health or prevent disease. (add-and-addiction.com)
  • After his death, Thudichum's discoveries were realized to be important scientific contributions to the study of the chemical and molecular composition of the brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • genetic
  • We should also work to find an exact genetic origin and to relate those genetic origins to what is happening in the brain. (umich.edu)
  • Social
  • This work was funded by a Harvard Milton Fund award, a NARSAD Young Investigator award, an MIT-MGH Strategic Partnership grant, and a grant from the Simons Center for the Social Brain. (eurekalert.org)
  • She outlines the stressors our children face in this culture such as school, bullying, and social networking - factors that clearly contribute to an overload on the developing brain. (parentwell.com)
  • actually
  • Among the non-depressed women, the mu-opioid system was actually less active in some parts of the brain than it had been before they recalled sad memories. (rxpgnews.com)
  • When we provide prebiotics in formula, our results confirm that we can not only benefit gut health, which is known, but we can also influence brain development," says Ryan Dilger, associate professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, Division of Nutritional Sciences, and Neuroscience Program at U of I. "We can actually change the way piglets learn and remember by influencing bacteria in the colon. (eurekalert.org)
  • specific brain areas
  • The first half of the 20th century saw psychology and psychiatry as largely phenomenological, in that behaviors or themes which were observed in patients could often be correlated to a limited variety of factors such as childhood experience, inherited tendencies, or injury to specific brain areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • levels
  • Lessons in the Brain Chemistry Teacher's Guide are most appropriate for students in grades 6-8, but may be adapted for use with other grade levels. (bioedonline.org)
  • Allen says there are already drugs on the market, such as the anticonvulsive gabapentin enacarbil, that can reduce glutamate levels in the brain, but they have not been given as a first-line treatment for RLS patients. (prohealth.com)
  • evidence
  • She believes, as I do, that to understand the mind, one must understand the brain, using evidence from neuroscience to refine concepts such as free will. (blogspot.com)
  • team
  • They used a brain-imaging technique that the U-M team has previously used to see how the brain responds to pain and to placebo pain treatment. (rxpgnews.com)
  • book
  • In her book, Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love, Fisher proposed that humanity has evolved three core brain systems for mating and reproduction: lust - the sex drive or libido, also described as borogodó. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • Eating more of these foods can certainly help, especially with a small amount of carbohydrate that helps transport this amino acid into the brain. (healthy.net)
  • thus
  • However, I distinctly remember how disheartened I felt that her diagnosis had been (at least by her account) reduced to nothing more than a problem with her brain chemistry, and thus easily fixed with pills. (promises.com)
  • medical
  • Joel Elkes (pronounced el' kez) (12 November 1913, Königsberg - 30 October 2015, Sarasota) was a leading medical researcher specialising in the chemistry of the brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • The progress of medical chemistry comprising its application to physiology", Bailliere, Tindall and Cox, 1896. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the medical literature, idiopathic hypersomnia may also be referred to as IH, IHS, primary hypersomnia, central hypersomnia, or hypersomnia of brain origin. (wikipedia.org)
  • stress
  • Mu-opioids, sometimes also called endorphins, reduce or block the spread of messages related to pain, stress and emotional distress between the body and the brain. (rxpgnews.com)