For people with schizophrenia who can't or won't take antipsychotic drug treatment, cognitive therapy could be a viable therapeutic alternative, according to a groundbreaking randomised trial published in the Lancet.
published on: 6th February 2014
A woman with an "iPod in her head" has helped scientists at Newcastle University and University College London identify the areas of the brain that are affected when patients experience a rare condition called musical hallucinations.
published on: 28th January 2014
Newcastle University scientists have discovered that as the brain re-organises connections throughout our life, the process begins earlier in girls which may explain why they mature faster during the teenage years.
published on: 20th December 2013
Drs Kai Alter and Ming Lai have received a boost to their research on myasthenia gravis from the NHS.
published on: 11th November 2013
A brief look at some of the Institute's activities during the festival.
published on: 10th October 2013