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Neurogenesis (birth of neurons) is the process by which neurons are generated. Most active during pre-natal development, neurogenesis is responsible for populating the growing brain.
Sleep disturbances, long and short duration of sleep may increase risk of dementia and lung cancer

Sleep disturbances, long and short duration of sleep may increase risk of dementia and lung cancer

Discovery of steroid hormone in fruit flies may shed new light on maternal hypothyroidism

Discovery of steroid hormone in fruit flies may shed new light on maternal hypothyroidism

New research sheds light on inner mechanisms underlying learning and memory

New research sheds light on inner mechanisms underlying learning and memory

Research shows potential way to limit damage to the brain caused by seizure disorder

Research shows potential way to limit damage to the brain caused by seizure disorder

Johns Hopkins study shows that healthy adult gut loses and regenerates nerve cells

Johns Hopkins study shows that healthy adult gut loses and regenerates nerve cells

Study identifies key mediator in learning process

Study identifies key mediator in learning process

TSRI scientists discover potential way to stop meth relapse

TSRI scientists discover potential way to stop meth relapse

Neuroprotective compound could save brain cells during stroke, rat study shows

Neuroprotective compound could save brain cells during stroke, rat study shows

How does the brain control appetite?

How does the brain control appetite?

Neurons generated at different life stages can impact olfactory behavior in mice, research shows

Neurons generated at different life stages can impact olfactory behavior in mice, research shows

Alkaloid in ayahuasca beverage triggers neurogenesis in human neural cells

Alkaloid in ayahuasca beverage triggers neurogenesis in human neural cells

New anti-inflammatory drug reduces death of existing brain cells then repairs damage after stroke

New anti-inflammatory drug reduces death of existing brain cells then repairs damage after stroke

Modulating immune response may help the brain to better cope with neurodegeneration

Modulating immune response may help the brain to better cope with neurodegeneration

Scientists identify new pathway in the brain that can be targeted to alleviate depression

Scientists identify new pathway in the brain that can be targeted to alleviate depression

Scientists reveal underlying mechanisms leading to microcephaly in NBS patients

Scientists reveal underlying mechanisms leading to microcephaly in NBS patients

SSRI treatment improves cognitive and social functioning in young children with fragile X

SSRI treatment improves cognitive and social functioning in young children with fragile X

Study suggests structural changes in the brain help cope with stressful situations

Study suggests structural changes in the brain help cope with stressful situations

New study reports long-lasting cognitive impairments in mice after chemotherapy treatment

New study reports long-lasting cognitive impairments in mice after chemotherapy treatment

Seasonal allergies may alter the brain, study shows

Seasonal allergies may alter the brain, study shows

New research provides insight into how exercise helps retain old memories

New research provides insight into how exercise helps retain old memories