Israeli Lab ‘Switches Off’ Brain Connectors, Boosting Efforts To Treat Disorders
Scientists say they have successfully shut down pathways in animal brains, which will give neurobiologists opportunities to find treatments for human brain conditions.
May 23, 2021
BrainsWay Gets 3rd FDA Clearance To Help Smokers Quit
BrainsWay develops deep transcranial magnetic stimulation devices (DTMS) for advanced non-invasive treatment of brain disorders.
August 26, 2020
Why Do Our Brains Age? Scientists Reveal The Real Reason
The health of your immune system may be an important factor in brain aging, regardless of your chronological age.
November 27, 2014
‘Blind As A Bat’ Is Surprisingly Inaccurate, As Researchers Determine The Mammals’ 3D Vision
Studies on the way the brain navigates on a plain have so far focused on two dimensions. Now researchers at the Weizmann Institute in Israel set out to get a better understanding of how the brain processes 3D environments – using fruit bats.
May 31, 2013
Israeli Researchers Build First ‘Atlas’ Of Brain Microstructure
Researchers at Tel Aviv University have mapped the microstructure of the brain's white matter for the first time. The data collected could be implemented in the prediction of neurological and psychiatric diseases.
October 22, 2012
New Study May Help Restore Speech After Paralysis
US and Israeli researchers have been able to uncover the brain's code for pronouncing vowels. The discovery may hold the key to allow people with almost complete paralysis to be able to speak by connecting the brain to a computer.
September 05, 2012
Nerves Strongly Affect Immune System, Book Shows
"Healthy mind, healthy body" has now been proved scientifically. In a new book, called 'Nerve-Driven Immunity', the link between neurotransmitters in the brain and the immune system is strongly established.
June 26, 2012
Intel Eyes Mobile Devices That Mimic The Human Brain
Intel is launching research in Israel into technology that mimics the human brain and develops devices that learn about their user. “Despite their name, smartphones are rather dumb devices. My smartphone doesn’t know anything more about me than when I got it. All of these devices will come to know us as individuals."
May 27, 2012
Can The Immune System Help Recovery From Stroke?
For years it was believed that the immune system has a negative role in the recovery from neurodegenerative diseases, such as strokes. Now, a research team led by scholars from Sweden and Israel and backed by the EU, is reexamining this assumption.
April 23, 2012
Hockey Players Use Israeli Air Force Brain Technology
Muscles can be toned, endurance can be refined, leadership qualities can be taught. But how do you train a hockey player's brain? Can a coach work the areas of a player's brain responsible for awareness and intuition? The Israeli Air Force, of all people, has the answer.
March 19, 2012
Researchers Find Brain’s On/Off Switch For Stress Regulation
Israeli scientists made a step towards understanding the way stress impacts our health and how to regulate it. A new research reveals an on/off mechanism that can regulate the release of cortisol in the brain. The findings might be useful to understand pathological states of chronic stress – that lead to anxiety disorders and depression.
March 16, 2012
New Device To Identify Brain Hemorrhage Without Radiation
The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of a device that detects life-threatening cerebral hemorrhages without the need for CT Scans. The device will therefore prevent unnecessary radiation emitted by the scans.
January 11, 2012
Can Magnetic Brain Stimulation Help Overcome Shell Shock?
Researchers from Israel have found an innovative treatment involving magnetic brain stimulation and memory exposure of traumatic experience to help those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
September 03, 2011
Autism Can Be Discovered At Early Stage, Israeli Study Shows
(Reuters) - Researchers studying autistic toddlers have discovered their brain activity appears to be out of sync at a very early stage -- a finding that sheds light on the biology of the condition and might help in earlier diagnosis.
June 26, 2011
Study Shows Our Senses Are Not Confined To Different Brain Parts
Brain function is based on tasks and not senses, says new research conducted in Israel and France, which challenges prevailing view among scientists.
February 24, 2011