Brain

PhD student Anna Terem takes part in a research study at Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Memory triggering increases chance of drug addiction relapse - Hebrew U.

The research backs the claim that in the process of recovery from drug addiction, distancing oneself from contextual cues attached to drug use is imperative.

23/07/2020
PROF. TALMA HENDLER, founding director of the Sagol Brain Institute in Tel Aviv, examines a patient
Israeli scientists' new method improves brain function in elderly

The study found an improvement in the cognitive function in areas including attention, information processing speed, executive function, all of which typically decline with age

15/07/2020
Young brains, old brains: Memory, thinking and aging

Do seniors feel fine? A major issue is how well our brains function.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
16/07/2020
Sheba Medical Center team at the Coronavirus isolation ward of Sheba Medical Center unit, in Ramat G
Serious brain disorders found in mild, recovering COVID-19 patients

The neurological symptoms reported in the 43 patients included confusion, psychosis, seizures, hallucinations, delusions, necrosis, deteriorating vision and strokes, among other symptoms.

08/07/2020
Baby crying [Illustrative]
3-week-old baby hospitalized with brain infection after brit gone wrong

Evidence of newborn herpes infections accompanied by brain infections and their connection to the 'oral suction' in circumcisions have been widely described in medical history for the past 200 years.

Severe COVID-19 can damage the brain, preliminary study finds

The most common brain complication seen was stroke, which was reported in 77 of 125 patients. Of these, most were in patients over 60, and most were caused by a blood clot in the brain.

By REUTERS
26/06/2020
Actor Michael J. Fox speaks during a panel discussion on Parkinson's disease during lunch at the ann
Bar-Ilan named co-winners of Parkinson's disease research challenge

The Bar-Ilan team, named “HaProzdor”, consisted of Ayala Matzner, Yuval El-Hanany and Prof. Izhar Bar-Gad from the Neural Interfaces Lab.

Brain scan
Are you and your brain the same age? According to BGU, not always

Using this model, the researchers are able to center in on which part of the brain has aged the most – useful in its own right when diagnosing patients with neurodegenerative diseases.

Brain scan
New Israeli 'smell test' can predict if comatose patients will wake up

The study found that 100% of unconscious brain-injured patients who responded to the smells regained consciousness, even those that were classified as being in a vegetative state.

Artificial intelligence
Israeli scientists study secrets of human brain to bring AI to next level

Researchers at Bar-Ilan University are exploring the bridge between neurosciences and machine learning again.

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