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Why do epilepsy drugs don’t work for some women? Scientists find out
A variation in a gene is responsible for some women to suffer from frequent epileptic seizures despite taking anti-epileptic drugs
Overabundance of a protein one of the causes of Parkinson’s disease: study
Parkinson’s disease results in declining physical functions, most noticeable of them being uncontrollable tremors
India, China share global burden of mental illnesses
The overall population growth in India explains a greater proportion of the increase in mental, neurological and substance-use disorders
Litchi causing encephalitis deaths in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district: study
The study establishes relation between litchi consumption and encephalitis after conducting a hospital-based surveillance on 390 patients
How ageing affects the way we make decisions
The saying goes, with age comes wisdom, but is that really true?
Explainer: what is pain and what is happening when we feel it?
Pain scientists are reasonably agreed that pain is an unpleasant feeling in our body that makes us want to stop and change our behaviour
Air pollution increases risk of Alzheimer’s in carriers of the gene, says study
The ratio of metabolites responsible for cognitive functions has severely decreased in Alzheimer's gene-carrying children in Mexico City than in …
Science & Technology - Briefs
Nanoparticles which help deliver curcumin, a natural compound with potential to cure Alzheimer’s, to rat brain have been created
Troubled Beautiful Minds
They are there—each residential area has its mentally disturbed people; each family has anecdotes of crazy relatives. Nobody wants to …
Constant exposure to noise can make one deaf. The major culprit is road traffic. Can one avoid noise? It’s difficult. Checking it, however, …
Miniature brains made out of patients’ skin cells to scrutinise autism better: study
Study may help predict possibility of new drug targets
Common drugs can affect our minds and morals—but should we be worried about it?
A study shows that propranolol, sometimes prescribed for hypertension, affects normal people’s memories, making them less likely to …
A long step forward in nerve communications
Agrin, a protein released by nerve cells, helps in triggering off the formation of a machinery through which neurons communicate.
Dead brain cells may be replaceable
Certain mouse brain cells have been found to be capable of producing neurons. Scientists say if similar cells are found to exist in the human …
Finesse is female
Feminists may not like it, but women are softer, gentler... uh, feminine, says science
Two studies suggest that the brain and the nervous system are loaded in favour of symmetry
On love and life
An unusual conference focuses on sociability as an essential part of the species' survival kit
Agony and ecstasy