Would you zap your brain to improve your memory?

Related video John Medaglia, PhD, a psychology professor at Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences, performs transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), a noninvasive brain stimulation technique, on an individual in his lab. Credit: John Medaglia / Drexel University John Medaglia, PhD, a psychology professor at Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences, performs transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), […]

Wishful thinking is rewarded

Related video We make judgements quite rationally or “by the gut.” Not only experience and relevant information play an important role, but also our preferences. A study by the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research in Cologne shows how the reward system in the brain conveys judgements affected by one’s own desires. “In complex, confusing […]

What are the benefits of lion’s mane mushrooms?

Related video What are the potential benefits? Inflammation and oxidation Immune function Anxiety and depression Cognitive health Heart health Cancer Diabetes Digestive health Wound healing Nervous system recovery Risks and side effects Forms and dosages Takeaway Lion’s mane mushrooms (Hericium erinaceus) are white, globe-shaped fungi that have long, shaggy spines. People can eat them or […]

Takeda announces positive Phase 3 ALTA-1L data in first-line therapy for advanced ALK+ NSCLC

Related video Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited today announced that intracranial efficacy data from the Phase 3 ALTA-1L (ALK in Lung Cancer Trial of BrigAtinib in 1stLine) trial showed improved intracranial progression-free survival (PFS) and intracranial objective response rate (ORR) with ALUNBRIG (brigatinib) compared to crizotinib among anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK+) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) […]

Research provides insight into neurobiology of aggression and bullying

Related video Duke-NUS researchers have discovered that a growth factor protein, called brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), and its receptor, tropomyosin receptor kinase B (TrkB) affects social dominance in mice. The research has implications for understanding the neurobiology of aggression and bullying. “Humans and rodents are social animals. Our every interaction follows rules according to a […]