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Training can help recover from lost sense of smell
Research groups in Graz are exploring the effectiveness of daily training for people who have lost their sense of smell. The training is linked to microorganisms in the nose and to brain networks that process the incoming signals. The first positive news: the researchers were able to prove that olfactory training is fundamentally successful. Continue reading “Training can help recover from lost sense of smell”
Thinking about something, darling?
The physicist Thomas Beyer and his research group have been investigating how to measure human brain activity. The low-impact method they developed is fully automatic and should help to improve diagnoses in such areas as the field of neurology. Continue reading “Thinking about something, darling?”
How intestinal bacteria can cause depression
A research group from Graz is investigating the complex interaction between the intestine and the brain. In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, the team has gained new insights into how intestinal bacteria, the immune system and obesity can lead to mental illnesses. Continue reading “How intestinal bacteria can cause depression”