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RSNA15: Smell of Food Activates Impulse Area in Brain

2015 24 Nov

An imaging study shows that the area of the brain associated with impulsivity and the development of obsessive-compulsive disorder is activated in obese children when introduced to food smells. The findings suggest that obesity has a neurological disorder component and could help inform treatment of obese patients. The study, which was led by Dr. Pilar... Read more

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New Imaging Tool: Probe Into the Brain

2015 03 Aug

A new imaging tool has allowed Boston scientists to look inside the brain of an adult mouse at a scale previously unachievable, generating images at a nanoscale resolution. The researchers' goal is to make the resource available to the scientific community in the form of a national brain observatory. Their work is reported in the journal Cell . The... Read more

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Advanced MRI Scans Could Predict Schizophrenia

2015 16 May

According to a new study conducted by a team of scientists from Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC), the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College London and the University of Bristol, new scanning methods could be used to predict people at risk of schizophrenia. The results have been published in the... Read more