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Inhibition of protein phosphorylation promotes optic nerve regeneration after injury

Research results suggest that the inhibition of phosphorylation of microtubule-binding protein CRMP2 could be a novel approach to the development of treatments for optic neuropathies, such as glaucoma and traumatic injury.

What’s the right amount of ‘zapping’ in epilepsy laser surgery?

A multicenter trial of minimally invasive laser surgery to treat epileptic seizures reveals approaches for better seizure control with fewer side effects.

Road to cell death mapped in the Alzheimer’s brain

Scientists have identified a new mechanism that accelerates aging in the brain and gives rise to the most devastating biological features of Alzheimer’s disease. The findings also unify three long-standing theories behind the disease’s origins into one…

Head injury effects halted by xenon gas, finds first ever life-long study in mice

Following traumatic brain injury (TBI), xenon prevented early death, improved long-term cognition, and protected brain tissue in mice in a new study.

Anxiety might be alleviated by regulating gut bacteria

People who experience anxiety symptoms might be helped by taking steps to regulate the microorganisms in their gut using probiotic and non-probiotic food and supplements, suggests a review of studies.

What to know about mood stabilizers

Mood stabilizers, such as lithium, can help treat a range of conditions, including bipolar disorder. These drugs are often effective, but there are also some risks. Learn more here.