Treatment associated with changes in brain activity in borderline personality disorder A specialized psychotherapy has been linked to changes in activation patterns in certain areas of the brain in patients with borderline personality disorder, suggesting its impact may go deeper than symptom change.
LSD changes consciousness by reorganizing human brain networks LSD alters consciousness, but the mechanism of how this happens has been elusive. Now researchers report that LSD interferes with the patterns of activation in brain networks that underlie human thought and behavior. The investigators used functional MRI scans and magnetoencephalography, and showed that LSD reduces connectivity within brain networks and reduces the extent to which separate networks remain distinct in their patterns of firing
Swiss students are not fond of brain-doping Switzerland has honest students: The vast majority of the students that were questioned were against pharmacological cognitive enhancement. Yet the topic should be addressed more actively by the universities,.
How multiple sclerosis can be triggered by brain cell death Multiple sclerosis may be triggered by the death of brain cells that make the insulation around nerve fibers, a surprising new view of the disease reported in a study. A specially developed nanoparticle prevented MS even after the death of those brain cells.The nanoparticles are being developed for clinical trials that could lead to new treatments -- without the side effects of current therapies