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Insomnia Affects Activity in Specific Brain Regions

2016 25 Oct

  According to a study published in the journal SLEEP by Kay and colleagues, specific brain regions show altered patterns of activity in patients with insomnia when compared to individuals without the condition.   There is a very large body of research devoted to exploring the psychological and behavioural processes of insomnia, which however very... Read more

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Concussion-Related Injury Detected in the Living Brain

2016 10 Oct

A collaborative study among institutions in the United States published in Translational Psychiatry by Dickstein and colleagues has revealed that an experimental positron emission tomography (PET) tracer can now diagnose a concussion-related neurodegenerative disorder while a patient is still alive.   The association between repetitive traumatic brain... Read more