Baycrest is leading a team of international scientists in a mammoth project to create the world's first functional, virtual brain.
The effort puts Canada in a global race to pull off a neuroscience feat that is comparable to decoding the human genome. The achievement could revolutionize how clinicians assess and treat various brain disorders, including cognitive impairment caused by stroke and Alzheimer's disease.
In many cases helping patients manage their migraine headaches can prove to be enough of a challenge. Adding psychiatric conditions to the diagnosis can further complicate the treatment process for doctors.
Football helmet add-ons may not reduce players' risk of concussion, according to a new study scheduled for presentation at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, to be held from April 18 to 25 in Washington, DC.
The beagle may have reigned supreme at the Westminster Kennel Club’s Dog Show earlier this month, but if the event were a popularity contest, a very different breed would have taken home the top prize.