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Mental maturity scan tracks brain development

(PhysOrg.com) -- Five minutes in a scanner can reveal how far a child's brain has come along the path from childhood to maturity and potentially shed light on a range of psychological and developmental disorders, ...

Sep 09, 2010
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The brain: probing its deep mystery

(PhysOrg.com) -- We know more about the cosmos than we do about the human brain, but work by European researchers will now allow scientists to probe further into the mysteries of our grey matter.

May 07, 2010
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Drug could provide first treatment for scleroderma

Investigators have identified a drug that is currently approved to treat certain types of cancer, Gleevec, that could provide the first treatment for scleroderma, a chronic connective tissue disease for which a treatment ...

Oct 18, 2009
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Neural networks mapped in dementia patients

Different types of dementia show dissimilar changes in brain activity. A network mapping technique described in the open access journal BMC Neuroscience has been applied to EEG data obtained from patients with Alzheimer's diseas ...

Aug 20, 2009
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