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The mysteries of the emotions: The Good, Bad, and the Learned

...tists, using sophisticated imaging techniques, are uncovering the ways in which our emotions are linked to the physical wiring and physiological functioning of the brain. What do the latest studies say about the brain's reaction to fear and its ability to get rid of unwanted emotional memories? How can our mi...

Gender and sex hormones affect the brain's pain response and more, according to new studies

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 24 -- Scientists are now uncovering increasing evidence that the brain not only responds to hormones produced by the reproductive system, but that these hormones--the so-called "female hormones," estrogen and progestin, and the "male" androgens, such as testosterone--play an important ...

New studies show factors responsible for enhanced response to music

In new studies, scientists are uncovering the factors responsible for an enhanced brain electrical response to music; the effects on the brain of growing up in a musical or non-musical environment; and which areas of the brain process different aspects of music including speaking and singing...

Jefferson Scientists define new cell type that may lead to clues about Kaposi's sarcoma

..., pathologists at Jefferson Medical College may be uncovering some of its secrets. George Murphy, M.D., professor of pathology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and Masatoshi Deguchi, M.D., visiting scientist from Tohuku University in Sendai, Japan, have created a mous...

Salk news: A new view on brain function

...in," according to Sejnowski. "We are moving toward uncovering some of the fundamental principles related to how neurons in the brain communicate. There is a tremendous amount of information distributed throughout the far-flung regions of the brain. Where does it come from? Where does it go? And how does the bra...

UB begins groundbreaking study on 'net effect' on patients of HIV treatments, other drugs

... replicate." The study, he added, also is aimed at uncovering some of the long-term toxicities from these drugs, which are becoming an increasing concern because people are living longer with HIV infection....

Chicago chemist wins national award for insights into how cells communicate

... scientific society for his innovative approach to uncovering how the body's cells interact in both healthy and cancerous conditions. He will receive the 2003 Arthur C. Cope Young Scholar Award from the American Chemical Society at its national meeting in New York. "It turns out that most cells in our bodies ar...

Brain images reveal effects of antidepressants

...esearch Institute, where scientists concentrate on uncovering the scientific basis of linkages between emotions and health. One third of all patients treated with antidepressants do not respond to them, and of those that do, only about 50 percent get completely better, he added. Virtually all previous studies...

Jefferson scientist links gene to alcoholic's vulnerability to heart failure

...delphia. The findings open up the possibility for uncovering other such genetic predispositions for a number of alcohol-related diseases. "Chronic alcoholism is associated with diseases of many organs, such as the liver and the brain - not just the heart," he notes. Dr. Rubin and his colleagues at the Univers...

Virus in babies may cause asthma later on

...ton University School of Medicine in St. Louis are uncovering a second potential cause for this common respiratory illness. Their new model suggests that a viral infection in the first years of life may leave a lasting mark on the immune system, causing chronic respiratory problems later on. "While the allergic...

First protein 'biochips' may deliver improved detection, diagnosis

...al purposes," Ladisch says. "Up to now, we've been uncovering the actual proteins or molecules at the rate of just a few a year. This research has the potential to increase that number several fold. "What we would have would be a high-tech litmus paper. It would tell us the presence of molecules with specific p...

Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns

...and bleeding, due to dehydration.Psychologists are uncovering evidence that the extended gestationcauses stresses that are manifested in difficulties associatedwith nursing. Give a normal-term infant a minute amount of sugar dissolved inwater, and it's like a sedative, almost immediately calmingfitful, crying b...

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