According to a new study, ovulating women may be more vulnerable to some psychological side effects associated with stressful experiences. The results suggest a monthly window of opportunity that could potentially be targeted in efforts to prevent common mental health problems developing in women.
Researchers have presented two studies introducing new indicator molecules that can visualize the activation of T cells. Their findings provide new insight into the role of these cells in the autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis.
Researchers have discovered some surprising insights about the process of axonal pruning. The findings could provide clues about the processes underlying some neurological disorders such as autism and schizophrenia.
Cinnamaldehyde and epicatechin, two compounds found in cinnamon, are showing promise in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
Using MRI neuroimaging technology, researchers were able to predict the risk for cerebrovascular disease in patients.
Bexarotene, an anti-cancer drug which is about to be tested in a clinical trial as a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, fails to reduce amyloid plagues; according to researchers replicating the original study.
When elevated levels of neuregulin-1, a gene associated with schizophrenia, are returned to normal, the symptoms of the illness disappear.
Researchers have developed a device which records the brain activity of worms in order to test the effects of drugs.
Using neuroimaging technology, researchers note increased activity in areas of the brain associated with empathy in subjects who underwent compassion training.
Using mouse models, researchers discover TSPO ligands can significantly decrease Alzheimer’s related symptoms and improve memory. The discovery could lead to preventative and new treatment options for Alzheimer’s disease.