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Neuroscience

TV brain drain
Published Jan 10, 2023
A recent study from the Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that excess TV viewing can lead to reduced amounts of cranial gray matter.
Biomedical engineering
New tools map seizures in the brain, improve epilepsy treatment
Published Nov 29, 2022
Two new models could solve a problem that's long frustrated millions of people with epilepsy and the doctors who treat them: how to find precisely where seizures originate to treat exactly that part of the brain.
Hopkins, Howard partner to develop tech for neuro disorders
Published Sept 27, 2022
Both universities are partnering to create solutions for neurological conditions.
Johns Hopkins researchers search for a cure for coma
Published Fall 2022
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere aim for better diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes for a condition that still mystifies. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Neuroscience
Nanobody has potential to treat Parkinson's disease
Published Aug 2, 2022
Researchers from Johns Hopkins create a nanobody capable of penetrating brain cells and preventing misshapen proteins from spreading, halting the progression of neurocognitive diseases
Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins neuroscientists find brain mechanism tied to age-related memory loss
Published May 20, 2022
As the brain ages, a region in the hippocampus becomes imbalanced, causing forgetfulness. Scientists say understanding this region of the brain and its function may be the key to preventing cognitive decline.
COVID-19
Study: Inflammation, not the virus itself, causes COVID-19-related loss of smell
Published April 12, 2022
New research suggests the virus does not infect the nerves of the olfactory bulb but causes inflammation of the tissue, reducing the number of nerves able to transmit signals to the brain
Exercise science
TV brain drain
Published Winter 2021
A recent study from the Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that excess TV viewing can lead to reduced amounts of cranial gray matter. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Inside programmers' brains
Published Spring 2021
A Johns Hopkins study offers clues to which parts of the brain are involved in coding / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Neuroscience
This is your brain on code
Published Dec 17, 2020
Using fMRI scans of computer programmers as they read code, researchers have discovered that the complex language processing takes place in the left hemisphere in a part of the brain dedicated to logical reasoning