Tag Archives: Brain

Researchers demonstrated how an electronic device implanted directly into the brain can prevent epileptic seizures

Researchers have successfully demonstrated how an electronic device implanted directly into the brain can detect, stop and even prevent epileptic seizures.  CAMBRIDGE, 03-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines and … Read the full press release

University of Dundee led scientists explained how the switches that control signals to and from your brain across your body, making it possible for us to move, think and feel, are controlled

DUNDEE, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — An electrifying puzzle that has evaded scientists for more than half a century, likened to a cellular Mexican wave, has finally been explained, according to a team of European scientists led by the University of Dundee. … Read the full press release

Skanska’s annual Safety Week: launch of virtual classroom developed by Spinview in cooperation with Swedish brain researcher Katarina Gospic

STOCKHOLM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska’s annual Safety Week is this year dedicated to “Health and Well-being”. As part of increasing awareness around what affects our mental health and our well-being, Skanska will be launching a virtual classroom developed by Spinview … Read the full press release

Innovate UK: Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to provide £70 million to help speed up the development of new medicines

LONDON, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Science Minister Sam Gyimah announces £70 million to create new manufacturing centres to help speed up the development of new medicines. Funding through Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) will support projects including new manufacturing centres to speed … Read the full press release

Oxford University researchers discovered what causes a switch to flip in our brains and wake us up

OXFORD, 05-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Oxford University researchers have discovered what causes a switch to flip in our brains and wake us up. The discovery, published in the journal Nature, brings us closer to understanding the mystery of sleep. Sleep is … Read the full press release

Technische Universität München cancer researchers identified over 10,000 different proteins in cancer cells

How does an ordinary somatic cell become cancerous? What are the distinct characteristics of tumor cells that make them divide uncontrollably? Previously, researchers were primarily interested in mutations in DNA, which is the blueprint for proteins. But since proteins are … Read the full press release

Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN Healthy Brain Speech at Healthy Europe Conference in Dublin

Month of the Brain/Dublin, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Minister Reilly, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to thank the Irish Presidency of the European Council for co-organising this conference on brain research and healthcare. As you know, we are currently … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool: fish oils could minimise effects junk food can have on the brain

21-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Data from more than 180 research papers suggests fish oils could minimise the effects that junk food can have on the brain, a review by researchers at the University of Liverpool has shown. The team at the … Read the full press release

European Month of the Brain – €150m funding for 20 new brain research projects

Brussels, 1-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At the start of its ‘European Month of the Brain’ initiative, the European Commission has earmarked some €150 million of funding for 20 new international brain research projects. It will bring the total EU investment in brain research since … Read the full press release