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Improved neural probe can pose precise questions without losing parts of the answers

Michigan Engineering professor Euisik Yoon et. al. have published a paper about a neural probe that makes it possible to study brain activity when timing is important, such as the consolidation of memory. May 1, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #ElectricalEngineering #ComputerScience #Neurosciences #Technology #EuisikYoon #KateMcAlpine ​​​​​​​​​​​


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“Mind Reading” Study Connects Spatial Problem Solving with Computer Science

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Westley Weimer studies the neural mechanisms of structural and spatial problem-solving in coders, finding the same region of the brain is used but very differently. August 2, 2019. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #ComputerScience #ElectricalEngineering #Neurosciences #DataScience #WestleyWeimer ​​​​​​​​​​


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Scratch That Itch: U-M Researchers Identify Neurons Behind Mechanical Itch

U-M Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology researcher Bo Duan discovers the neural pathway, connecting the site of the itch to the spinal cord. The discovery of these neurons may help treat folks with chronic itch. July 24, 2019. #5-15-mins #universityofmichigan-other #MichiganNews #Science #HealthandWellness #Biology #Neurosciences #Medicine #BoDuan ​​​​​​​​​


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‘M-RISE’ Research Program Aims to Prevent Brain Damage Caused by Cardiac Arrest

Michigan Medicine establishes Michigan Resuscitation Innovation and Science Enterprise (M-RISE), a leading research and training program with the goal of decreasing the likelihood of brain damage caused by cardiac arrest. June 24, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #Science #EmergencyMedicine #Neurosciences #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #RobertNeumar #KylieUrban ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Scott Atran et al Look at Cognitive Triggers for Extremist Violence Through Brain Scans

Ford School and Institute for Social Research adjunct research professor Scott Atran discusses his research studying brain scans of Al Qaeda members, finding potential cognitive triggers and psychological factors leading to terrorism. June 14, 2019. # #PublicPolicy #webarticle #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Society #Psychology #Neurosciences #Terrorism


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The Smartphone App that Can Tell You’re Depressed Before You Know it Yourself

Michigan Medicine Professor of Depression and Neurosciences Srijan Sen tests the applicability of the Mindstrong Health smartphone app for detecting predictors of depression in the user. October 15, 2018. #5mins #Medicine #webarticle #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #HealthandWellness #Technology #Depression #MentalHealth #Neurosciences #SmartPhone ​​​


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U-M Urologist Contributes to Study on Improving Sexual Response in Women

Michigan Medicine researchers find a surprising treatment for female sexual dysfunction: Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation, a treatment commonly administered for bladder dysfunction. September 11, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Science #Urology #Sexuality #Neurosciences #BiomedicalEngineering #PriyankaGupta #TimBruns #NicholasLanghals #MitchellBerger ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Richard Harris: Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center

Michigan Medicine Pain and Fatigue Neuroimaging Director Richard Harris discusses the progress neuroimaging has had in understanding chronic pain, along with the work that can still be done. March 6, 2019. # #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #Health/Wellness #Science #PainManagement #Neurosciences


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Preliminary Stem Cell Clinical Trials in ALS Patients Show Promise; Further Research Warranted

U-M Program for Neurology Research & Discovery Director Eva Feldman and Michigan Medicine Clinical Director of the ALS Center of Excellence Stephen A. Goutman find transplanted human spinal cord-derived neural stem cells may stabilize ALS patients. May 3, 2018. # #Medicine #webarticle #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Science #Neurosciences #Disease #Transplant ​​​​​​​​​


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Tension Headache vs. Migraine

Michigan Medicine Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Wade Cooper explains the differences between tension headaches and migraines in this short video clip. October 17, 2018. # #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Neurosciences #MedicalAdvice