Hormones May Contribute to Asymmetrical Effects of Brain Injury
Hormones May Contribute to Asymmetrical Effects of Brain Injury
Researchers studying rats claim to have found a novel connection between damage on one side of the brain and problems with the posture or movement of limbs on the opposite side of the body.
Hormones May Contribute to Asymmetrical Effects of Brain Injury
Hormones May Contribute to Asymmetrical Effects of Brain Injury

Researchers studying rats claim to have found a novel connection between damage on one side of the brain and problems with the posture or movement of limbs on the opposite side of the body.

Researchers studying rats claim to have found a novel connection between damage on one side of the brain and problems with the posture or movement of limbs on the opposite side of the body.

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Blood Replacement Rescues Mice from Stroke Damage
Blood Replacement Rescues Mice from Stroke Damage
Amanda Heidt | Aug 31, 2020
When mice that had suffered a stroke were given blood from a healthy donor, they experienced less tissue and neurological damage.
Severe Neurological Ailments Reported in COVID-19 Patients
Severe Neurological Ailments Reported in COVID-19 Patients
Lisa Winter | Jun 29, 2020
A survey of hospitalized patients finds some suffer fatigue, ischemic stroke, delirium, and other symptoms.
Could Statins Reduce the Severity of COVID-19?
Could Statins Reduce the Severity of COVID-19?
Ashley Yeager | Jun 12, 2020
The cholesterol-lowering drugs quell inflammation and reverse endothelial tissue damage, hints that they might curb the body’s excessive immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection.
The Unusual Symptoms of COVID-19
The Unusual Symptoms of COVID-19
Claire Jarvis | May 7, 2020
Scientists document a growing list of atypical coronavirus infection symptoms, giving doctors more insight into the emerging disease.
Strokes Reported Among Some Middle-Aged COVID-19 Patients
Strokes Reported Among Some Middle-Aged COVID-19 Patients
Kerry Grens | Apr 27, 2020
Early reports from hospitals document a spike in large vessel blockages, especially among people in their 30s and 40s who tested positive for the coronavirus.
Novartis’s $9.7 Billion Purchase Includes Novel PCSK9 Inhibitor
Novartis’s $9.7 Billion Purchase Includes Novel PCSK9 Inhibitor
Emily Makowski | Nov 25, 2019
The pharmaceutical firm is buying The Medicines Company, which recently devoted its efforts into developing the cholesterol-lowering medication.
Image of the Day: Zebrafish Olfactory Epithelium
Image of the Day: Zebrafish Olfactory Epithelium
Emily Makowski | Nov 1, 2019
Studies of the rosette-like structure can reveal clues to brain recovery after injury.
Glowing Proteins Enable Stem Cell Stimulation for Stroke Recovery in Mice
Glowing Proteins Enable Stem Cell Stimulation for Stroke Recovery in Mice
Nicoletta Lanese | Oct 1, 2019
A new method helps neural stem cells form synaptic connections, thereby restoring lost brain function.
Infographic: Light in the Dark
Infographic: Light in the Dark
Nicoletta Lanese | Oct 1, 2019
A new tool helps stem cells integrate with host neural circuitry after implantation in mice.
Kids’ Brains Remarkably Plastic After Stroke
Kids’ Brains Remarkably Plastic After Stroke
Ashley P. Taylor | Aug 23, 2019
A small study reports that, among children who had left-hemisphere damage as newborns, the complementary region of the right hemisphere appears to compensate and protect language development.
Opinion: Test Brain-Reviving Technology in Infants First
Opinion: Test Brain-Reviving Technology in Infants First
John D. Loike, Alan Kadish | Jul 9, 2019
If a system tested in decapitated pigs ever gets to human clinical trials, neuroscientific and ethical reasons point to testing babies before adults.
Genome Collector: A Profile of Charles Rotimi
Genome Collector: A Profile of Charles Rotimi
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 1, 2018
The NIH epidemiologist has worked to ensure genetic health and population genetics studies contain data from African—not just European—populations.
Research Scandal Involving Popular Heart Drug Engulfs Three More Papers
Research Scandal Involving Popular Heart Drug Engulfs Three More Papers
Alison McCook, Retraction Watch | May 4, 2018
The scientists involved have hired lawyers to fight the conclusions of a recent investigation into some studies of Diovan in Japan.
New Genetic Stroke-Risk Factors Identified
New Genetic Stroke-Risk Factors Identified
Catherine Offord | Mar 13, 2018
Analysis of DNA samples from more than 520,000 people brings the number of known stroke-risk loci to 32. 
Preclinical Studies Don't Regularly Adhere to Best Practices
Preclinical Studies Don't Regularly Adhere to Best Practices
Kerry Grens | May 8, 2017
Animal experiments published in a handful of cardiovascular journals mostly ignore NIH guidelines.
PCSK9 Drug Reduces Heart Disease Risk
PCSK9 Drug Reduces Heart Disease Risk
Diana Kwon | Mar 21, 2017
A cholesterol-lowering drug significantly cut the risk of heart attack and stroke in a recent study. But is it worth the steep cost?
Stroke Alters Gut Microbiome, Impacting Recovery
Stroke Alters Gut Microbiome, Impacting Recovery
Tanya Lewis | Jul 15, 2016
A bidirectional link between the brain and the gut can improve or worsen brain injury in mice, researchers report.
Book Excerpt from <em>NeuroLogic</em>
Book Excerpt from NeuroLogic
Eliezer J. Sternberg | Dec 31, 2015
In the introduction to the book, author Eliezer J. Sternberg illustrates what can happen when the brain’s processing centers are damaged.
Cognitive Neuroscience Lurking in Art
Cognitive Neuroscience Lurking in Art
Kerry Grens | Oct 19, 2015
What can neuroscientists learn from the masters and other artists?