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COVID-19 may cause neurological injuries, brain damage due to low oxygen levels, finds new study
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COVID-19 may cause neurological injuries, brain damage due to low oxygen levels, finds new study

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
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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.

Headaches, confusion and delirium with COVID-19: How SARS-CoV-2 attacks the brain
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Headaches, confusion and delirium with COVID-19: How SARS-CoV-2 attacks the brain

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.

Brain’s mechanism of creating detailed and enduring memories unravelled in a new study
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Brain’s mechanism of creating detailed and enduring memories unravelled in a new study

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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

COVID-19 may infect the respiratory centre of the brains, nervous system says CSIR researchers
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COVID-19 may infect the respiratory centre of the brains, nervous system says CSIR researchers

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
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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
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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

Our skin can keep track of time without any help from the brain, study suggests
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Our skin can keep track of time without any help from the brain, study suggests

Octopuses, chameleon can change their skin's colour based on their environment because of photoreceptors in their skin.

Paralysed man can now walk with the help of a brain controlled exoskeleton
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Paralysed man can now walk with the help of a brain controlled exoskeleton

The clinic used a system of sensors implanted near his brain to send messages to move all four of his paralyzed limbs.

Human brain actively forgets 'unnecessary' memories when we sleep: Study
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Human brain actively forgets 'unnecessary' memories when we sleep: Study

According to researchers, the REM sleep-active neural pathway plays an important role in active forgetting.

Brain activity like that of humans found in lab-grown 'mini brains' study
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Brain activity like that of humans found in lab-grown 'mini brains' study

This is the first time 'cerebral organoids' made from adult stem cells have shown brain activity.

BrainNet: First brain-to-brain interface for people tests gameplay using just the mind
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BrainNet: First brain-to-brain interface for people tests gameplay using just the mind

Two subjects could see the game, while remotely conveying commands to a third person, who did the playing!

Brain's neurons help in identifying and interpreting different colours and shapes
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Brain's neurons help in identifying and interpreting different colours and shapes

Some neurons are only activated by a specific colour or shape, others were responsive to both shape and colour.

People recalled day-old memories better after tiny electrical pulses to the brain
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People recalled day-old memories better after tiny electrical pulses to the brain

There was a better recollection in the group that received electric stimulation that excited their neurons.

Anti-smoking Ads have more effect on the brain than we think, a new study finds
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Anti-smoking Ads have more effect on the brain than we think, a new study finds

Using behavioural psychology, scientists tested a small group of people of smokers and non-smokers.

Jawless parasitic fish might be cure for brain tumor and stroke, a new study finds
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Jawless parasitic fish might be cure for brain tumor and stroke, a new study finds

The molecules from sea lamprey combined with other therapies can reach brain tumours when other medicines can't.