Vocal music boosts the recovery of language functions after stroke

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

Listening to vocal music is a simple and cost-efficient way of promoting recovery and brain health after a stroke.

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Exercise prevents neuronal damage caused by lung cancer treatment

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

A study of IDIBELL, ICO, and Bellvitge University Hospital shows that exercise not only prevents the loss of neuronal tissue caused by chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Also, patients who follow sports g...

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IDIBELL researchers identify a brain region that predicts the evolution of apathy in Huntington’s patients

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

The atrophy of a specific region of the cerebral cortex is related to the appearance of apathy in Huntington’s patients, a neurodegenerative disease that affects motor and cognitive function. This i...

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Possible new biomarker for Parkinson’s disease

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

The study, published in the journal Translational Neurodegeneration and led by Dr. Francisco Ciruela, shows that only patients with Parkinson’s disease patients, and not with other neurodegenerative...

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The ‘Journal of Neuroeducation’, the first neuroeducation research journal in Spain

by Universitat de Barcelona

Building bridges between the science and education communities to contribute and improve the current didactic experiences is the goal of the Journal of Neuroeducation (JONED), a new online free-access...

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Minoryx Therapeutics receives US FDA fast-track designation for leriglitazone in the treatment of X-ALD

by Minoryx Therapeutics

Leriglitazone (MIN-102), a novel, brain penetrant, orally bioavailable and selective PPARγ agonist, is currently in late-stage development for treatment of severe orphan CNS disorders, including X-AL...

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Retrato del cerebro de una madre

by Fundació Bancària 'la Caixa'

Acabo de leer un estudio que sugiere que las madres primerizas son mejores a la hora de detectar emociones durante dos años.

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Researchers identify a neural mechanism involved in the creation and consolidation of memories

by Universitat de Barcelona

The memory of specific episodes is the base of autobiographical memory, but we do not know how the brain structures the experience to remember it in the long run.

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Scientists manage to predict the areas of the brain for stimulating to force transitions between different brain states

by UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Using a computer model of the brain, Gustavo Deco, director of the Center for Brain and Cognition, and Josephine Cruzat, a member of his team, together with a group of international collaborators, hav...

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Closer to a functional atlas of the brain

by IBEC - Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya

Scientists from the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia develop a technique that enables them to work out the specific function of a neuronal receptor according to its location in the brain. The...

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Customized medicine against GRINpaties, minority neuropediatric diseases

by Universitat de Barcelona

Disorders related to GRIN gene mutations, called GRINpatia, are minority neuropediatric disorders, with only 500 diagnosed cases worldwide.

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