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.
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
Do seniors feel fine? A major issue is how well our brains function.
The neurological symptoms reported in the 43 patients included confusion, psychosis, seizures, hallucinations, delusions, necrosis, deteriorating vision and strokes, among other symptoms.
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.
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.
The Bar-Ilan team, named “HaProzdor”, consisted of Ayala Matzner, Yuval El-Hanany and Prof. Izhar Bar-Gad from the Neural Interfaces Lab.
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.
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.
Researchers at Bar-Ilan University are exploring the bridge between neurosciences and machine learning again.