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Published Unsafe feeding methods spiked during infant formula shortage (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A survey finds nearly half of parents who rely on formula for their babies resorted to potentially harmful feeding methods during the infant formula shortage.
Published A subtype of depression identified (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Using surveys, cognitive tests and brain imaging, researchers have identified a type of depression that affects about a quarter of patients. The goal is to diagnose and treat the condition more precisely.
Published Chronic stress-related neurons identified (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Researchers have identified a group of nerve cells in the mouse brain that are involved in creating negative emotional states and chronic stress. The neurons, which have been mapped with a combination of advanced techniques, also have receptors for estrogen, which could explain why women as a group are more sensitive to stress than men.
Published Studying herpes encephalitis with mini-brains (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
The herpes simplex virus-1 can sometimes cause a dangerous brain infection. Combining an anti-inflammatory and an antiviral could help in these cases, report scientists.
Published Unraveling the connections between the brain and gut (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Engineers designed a technology to probe connections between the brain and the digestive tract. Using fibers embedded with a variety of sensors, as well as optogenetic stimulation, the researchers could control neural circuits connecting the gut and the brain, in mice.
Published RSV is a serious heath threat, but the public knows little about it (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A new survey finds that the American public is ill-informed about RSV, unfamiliar with its most common symptoms, and more hesitant to recommend a vaccine against it to pregnant people than to older adults.
Published One in five women become pregnant naturally after having a baby conceived with IVF (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
New research analyzed data from 11 studies of over 5,000 women around the world between 1980 and 2021, to evaluate how common it is to get pregnant naturally after having a baby conceived by fertility treatment. Around 20% of women who needed fertility treatment, such as IVF, to conceive their first child are likely to get pregnant naturally in the future, finds a new study.
Published Restoring the blood-brain barrier? (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Scientists discover a treatment in mice to repair the blood-brain barrier, which is key to brain health.
Published Everyone's brain has a pain fingerprint -- new research has revealed for the first time (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
New research has revealed everyone's brain has a 'pain fingerprint' that varies from person to person.
Published Brain receptor patterns separate sensory and cognitive networks (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Receptor patterns define key organizational principles in the brain, scientists have discovered.
Published Dads are key in supporting breastfeeding, safe infant sleep (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Fathers can make a huge difference in whether an infant is breastfed and placed to sleep safely, according to a recent survey of new fathers.
Published Scientists discover spiral-shaped signals that organize brain activity (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Scientists have discovered human brain signals traveling across the outer layer of neural tissue that naturally arrange themselves to resemble swirling spirals.
Published Astrocyte processing of serotonin regulates olfactory perception (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Researchers have uncovered novel aspects of astrocyte function in olfactory, or smell, perception revealing changes in their gene expression patterns that turn these brain cells into a hub of olfactory sensation processing.
Published Pregnancy hormone repairs myelin damage in MS mouse model (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A new study has identified a treatment that could repair myelin in the cortex, undoing some of the damage caused by MS.
Published New discovery can help detect brain tumors (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Folate-based radiopharmaceuticals can be used in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging to detect folate receptors in brain tumours. The discovery of folate receptors and their exploitation potential with respect to brain tumours is a new and significant finding in the field.
Published Video games spark exciting new frontier in neuroscience (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Researchers have used an algorithm from a video game to gain insights into the behavior of molecules within live brain cells. Researchers used coding tools to build an algorithm that is now used by several labs to gather rich data about brain cell activity. The algorithm was applied to observe molecules clustering together -- which ones, when, where, for how long and how often.
Published Technique restores healthy bacterial balance in C-section babies (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Newborns delivered by cesarean section who are swabbed with the vaginal fluid of their mothers after birth have beneficial bacteria restored to their skin surface and stools, according to a new study. In the first randomized study of its kind, a team of researchers found the process, known as vaginal seeding, definitively engrafted new strains of maternal bacteria in the babies' bodies.
Published AI helps show how the brain's fluids flow (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A new, AI-based technique for measuring fluid flow in the brain could lead to treatments for diseases such as Alzheimer's.
Published Biodegradable ultrasound opens the blood-brain barrier (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A new, biodegradable ultrasound far more powerful than previous devices could make brain cancers more treatable, researchers report.
Published New images capture unseen details of the synapse (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Scientists have created one of the most detailed 3D images of the synapse, the important juncture where neurons communicate with each other through an exchange of chemical signals. These nanometer scale models will help scientists better understand and study neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's disease and schizophrenia.