A group of researchers at the NYU School of Medicine claim that the neurological damage is not caused by the virus or inflammation in the brain but rather due to the low oxygen levels in the body associated with COVID-19.
Time flies on some days, crawls on others: Study locates 'fatigued' neurons that influence our perception of time
The research zeroed in on the region of the brain used to code for time, and responsible for our subjective experience of time.
The ACE2 receptor that the virus targets is rare in the brain. But new research shows that the virus could enter brain cells via this method too.
The brain seems to have a natural mechanism in place to preserve information and avoid interference and disruption of memories.
New study suggests high blood pressure, diabetes affect thinking, memory more in mid-age than after 70
The study suggests that controlling these risk factors may be a good way to reduce the risk of dementia in older age.
New study claims sleep deprivation can result in anger; here's the science behind why we feel angry and frustrated
In a recent study published in the journal Sleep, scientists found that insufficient sleep can result in increased anger
Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis: All you need to know about rare infection caused by Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba
Naegleria fowleri is a microscopic, single-cell amoeba which is found in freshwater, lakes and hot springs during the summer season and prefers temperatures between 25-40 degrees Celsius.
Gut microbes are connected to brain diseases; probiotic foods, high fibre, low sugar diet key in keeping your stomach healthy
Many studies in the past have suggested that the microorganisms in the gut can affect the brain.
The new research paper implied that coronavirus could enter the human brain through the nose and reach the olfactory bulb of the brain.
COVID-19 affects the nervous system of an infected individual, including the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles
Nearly half of hospitalised patients have neurological manifestations like headache, disorders of smell and taste, seizures, strokes, and muscle pain.
Certain brain cells may have role in allowing HIV to spread in body despite treatment, suggests recent research
Generally, HIV attacks the immune system of a person by infecting CD4 positive (CD4+) T cells, which are a type of white blood cells
Octopuses, chameleon can change their skin's colour based on their environment because of photoreceptors in their skin.
The clinic used a system of sensors implanted near his brain to send messages to move all four of his paralyzed limbs.
According to researchers, the REM sleep-active neural pathway plays an important role in active forgetting.
This is the first time 'cerebral organoids' made from adult stem cells have shown brain activity.
Two subjects could see the game, while remotely conveying commands to a third person, who did the playing!
Some neurons are only activated by a specific colour or shape, others were responsive to both shape and colour.
There was a better recollection in the group that received electric stimulation that excited their neurons.
Using behavioural psychology, scientists tested a small group of people of smokers and non-smokers.
The molecules from sea lamprey combined with other therapies can reach brain tumours when other medicines can't.