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Parkinson’s drug pumped directly into brain fails to pass key tests

Researchers came up with an advanced device to deliver the drugMintMotion for Passionate Productions By Clare Wilson A radical new treatment for Parkinson’s disease involves pumping drugs directly into the brain, but results from the latest trial can’t tell us whether it actually helps improve the lives of people with the condition. Parkinson’s disease certainly… Read More »

Even Modest Blood Pressure Elevation in Young Adults May Take a Toll on the Brain

Elevated blood pressure in people under 40 is associated with reduced brain volume, a new study has found. The effect was apparent even in people with blood pressure readings in the range generally considered normal. The analysis, published in Neurology, included 423 adults between 19 and 40 who had their blood pressure measured and underwent… Read More »

Medical News Today: Key brain area plays a crucial role in addiction

New research finds that the cerebellum, a large part of the human brain that scientists thought was primarily involved in motor control, may play a key role in reward-seeking and social behaviors. The findings may help inform future therapies for treating addiction. New research suggests the brain’s cerebellum may explain addiction. Recent research has hinted… Read More »