Tag: "smells" at medical news
New studies on Ritalin and Alzheimer's Disease highlight ACNP Annual Meeting
...arly Ritalin exposure on normal brains and the top smells
than can predict Alzheimer's Disease. SELECTED STUDIES INCLUDE: Early Ritalin Exposure May Have Long-Term Effects on the Brain: Animal study suggests that the misdiagnosis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) combined with Ritalin...
Remembrance of smells past
...ther than clumping together the sights, sounds and smells
of a memory into one bit of the brain, the memory is distributed across different areas and can be re-awakened through just one of our sensory channels. This mechanism would allow human beings more flexibility in retrieving their memories." "For exam...
Evidence that neurons prune only 'twigs' to rewire themselves
...mice in an enriched "Disneyland" of structures and smells
to explore, they saw few changes in dendritic structure. This, despite the fact that other researchers had found that manipulating the odor environment drastically increased turnover of neurons in the olfactory bulb. Nor did the scientists see signif...
Common drug, given promptly, reduces incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder, small study finds
...an be triggered years later by details of scenery, smells
or sounds associated with the trauma. Some Vietnam veterans with PTSD, for example, feel more anxious on hot and humid days, because these conditions evoke their memories of jungle warfare. The model now being explored by both basic and clinical rese...