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The human brain is the center of the human nervous system and is a highly complex organ. Enclosed in the cranium, it has the same general structure as the brains of other mammals, but is over three times as large as the brain of a typical mammal with an equivalent body size.
Doctors scramble to understand long Covid, but causes and prognosis are elusive

Doctors scramble to understand long Covid, but causes and prognosis are elusive

Study provides mechanistic insight into effects of regular coffee drinking on the brain’s network

Study provides mechanistic insight into effects of regular coffee drinking on the brain’s network

Researchers examine if a naturally occurring protein can be used to prevent sight loss from glaucoma

Researchers examine if a naturally occurring protein can be used to prevent sight loss from glaucoma

People with multiple sclerosis experience subtle language impairments, study shows

People with multiple sclerosis experience subtle language impairments, study shows

Stem cell therapy can repair brain damage and improve memory function in mice

Stem cell therapy can repair brain damage and improve memory function in mice

Animal study shows how chemical compound in Indian Long Pepper works against glioblastoma

Animal study shows how chemical compound in Indian Long Pepper works against glioblastoma

Study focuses on understanding the origin of neuronal diversity

Study focuses on understanding the origin of neuronal diversity

AI-driven system for automatically detecting abnormalities on brain MRI could speed up care

AI-driven system for automatically detecting abnormalities on brain MRI could speed up care

Interfering RNA nanoparticles could be a potential COVID-19 therapy

Interfering RNA nanoparticles could be a potential COVID-19 therapy

Study provides preliminary evidence for a neurocognitive subtype of PTSD

Study provides preliminary evidence for a neurocognitive subtype of PTSD

Study highlights the need to integrate critical care-specific needs into disaster response planning

Study highlights the need to integrate critical care-specific needs into disaster response planning

Researchers identify the cause of severe canine juvenile epilepsy

Researchers identify the cause of severe canine juvenile epilepsy

Study identifies how SARS-CoV-2 enters and infects the brain

Study identifies how SARS-CoV-2 enters and infects the brain

Fast oscillations in electroencephalography can pinpoint brain tissues responsible for epileptic seizures

Fast oscillations in electroencephalography can pinpoint brain tissues responsible for epileptic seizures

Blood-brain barrier and its effect on the immune system play a role in schizophrenia

Blood-brain barrier and its effect on the immune system play a role in schizophrenia

Chaperone protein imbalance can play key role in initiating toxic tau buildup in the aging brain

Chaperone protein imbalance can play key role in initiating toxic tau buildup in the aging brain

Two extremes of female sexual behavior may be controlled by the same brain region

Two extremes of female sexual behavior may be controlled by the same brain region

Rare compound found in a shrub could help fight previously 'undruggable' cancer protein

Rare compound found in a shrub could help fight previously 'undruggable' cancer protein

Physical and mental health decline associated with more pronounced cognitive disengagement

Physical and mental health decline associated with more pronounced cognitive disengagement

Next-generation devices to test for ‘lazy eye’ in children developed using computer gaming technology

Next-generation devices to test for ‘lazy eye’ in children developed using computer gaming technology