Leading Alzheimers Clinician-Scientist and Educator Named Inaugural Research Chair for CPMCs Ray Dolby Brain Health Center

Leading Alzheimers Clinician-Scientist and Educator Named Inaugural Research Chair for CPMCs Ray Dolby Brain Health Center
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 02, 2015 The Ray Dolby Brain Health Center at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), a Sutter Health affiliate, built upon its already impressive reputation for patient care this week with the news that an internationally renowned Alzheimer’s disease clinician-scientist and educator will lead the Center’s clinical and discovery research into ...

Mount Sinai Researchers Discover New Epigenetic Mechanism in Brain Cells

New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2015 For decades, researchers in the genetics field have theorized that the protein spools around which DNA is wound, histones, remain constant in the brain, never changing after development in the womb. Now, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have discovered that histones ...

With Change in Mind: Community-Based Nonprofits to Use Brain Science to Revitalize Communities in Two Countries

Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 26, 2015 Ten nonprofit human services organizations in the U.S. and five non-governmental organizations in Alberta, Canada were recently chosen to infuse, align, and accelerate established neuroscience discoveries about the effects of life-altering toxic stress into their community-based work as a means to determine if this groundbreaking science can ...

The Brain, Smart Drugs, and Sports on SCI TV with Anjan Chatterjee

The Brain, Smart Drugs, and Sports on SCI TV with Anjan Chatterjee
Portland, OR (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 Doping has been around sports for years and stars such as Lance Armstrong and Alex Rodriguez continue to capture the public’s imagination, but so-called smart drugs and cosmetic neurology present a new frontier in performance enhancement along with new ethical considerations. In an April episode of SCI TV, accomplished ...

Homeostasis: Spring Equinox Serotonin (5HT) Brain Stories ~ New on the Bryan William Brickner Blog

Homeostasis: Spring Equinox Serotonin (5HT) Brain Stories ~ New on the Bryan William Brickner Blog
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 20, 2015 “Homeostasis and the spring equinox represent standard extremes,” opened Bryan W. Brickner. “Today’s serotonin science stories look at a not so standard extreme: our brains.” In Homeostasis: Spring Equinox Serotonin (5HT) Brain Stories ~ New on the Bryan William Brickner Blog, serotonergic health is highlighted. The post focuses ...

Forbes: Can Celery Protect the Brain against Inflammation?; The Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease (CBCD) Reviews a Report

Forbes: Can Celery Protect the Brain against Inflammation?; The Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease (CBCD) Reviews a Report
Rochester, NY (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 “Infected with the varicella zoster virus (VZV), which causes shingles? The Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease (CBCD), which tested the formula of Novirin in two post-marketing clinical studies, recommends taking this natural antiviral supplement against the latent virus.” – Greg Bennett, CBCD A plant compound called ...

Menopausal Women Report Improvement after Experiencing Advanced Brain Relaxation Technology

Menopausal Women Report Improvement after Experiencing Advanced Brain Relaxation Technology
Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) February 19, 2015 Brain State Technologies, LLC, developer of an advanced neurotechnology called “HIRREM®,” is pleased to announce that a scientific study was published online on February 11, 2015, that reports outcomes associated with use of HIRREM by twelve women with menopausal hot flashes. HIRREM is a relaxation technology that supports ...

New Online Course Announced by SharpBrains and the Attention Research Update: How to Navigate Conventional and Complementary ADHD Treatments for Healthy Brain Development

New Online Course Announced by SharpBrains and the Attention Research Update: How to Navigate Conventional and Complementary ADHD Treatments for Healthy Brain Development
Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 14, 2015 In order to suc­cess­fully pro­mote children’s healthy brain devel­op­ment, every par­ent whose child has been diag­nosed with ADHD should learn how to sys­tem­at­i­cally nav­i­gate and mon­i­tor the range of poten­tial ADHD treat­ments based on the lat­est sci­en­tific evi­dence. This new course, developed by SharpBrains and the Attention Research Update, ...

Allsup Awards Disability Literacy Grant to Brain Injury Alliance of Washington

Allsup Awards Disability Literacy Grant to Brain Injury Alliance of Washington
Belleville, Ill (PRWEB) January 15, 2015 Allsup, a nationwide Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation company, awarded Seattle-based Brain Injury Alliance of Washington (BIAWA), a $ 2,500 grant for being the top Allsup Post for a PurposeSM blogger in 2014. The Allsup Post for a Purpose initiative increases disability literacy by promoting health observances, encouraging ...

New WesternU Study Explores Links Between Patterns of Brain Activity and Learning Mechanisms

Pomona, California (PRWEB) January 14, 2015 A paper by a team of Western University of Health Sciences researchers sheds new light on how rhythmic brain activity affects learning and memory. “Different Patterns of Electrical Activity Lead to Long-Term Potentiation by Activating Different Intracellular Pathways,” by Guoqi Zhu, Yan Liu, Yubin Wang, Xiaoning Bi and ...