Increased inflammation following an infection impairs the brain’s ability to form spatial memories — according to new research. The impairment results from a decrease in glucose metabolism in the brain’s memory center, disrupting the neural circuits involved in learning and memory.This is the first study …

Scientists have called for data held in biobanks to be made accessible to the people donating material and data to them. In a paper published today in Science, Jeantine Lunshof and George Church from Harvard Medical School and Barbara Prainsack from King’s College London write …

Researchers in the biomedical engineering department at Case Western Reserve University have found that epileptic activity can spread through a part of the brain in a new way, suggesting a possible novel target for seizure-blocking medicines. Evidence from a series of experiments and computer modeling …

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