Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Mocktails or Cocktails? Having a Sense of Purpose in Life Can Keep Binge Drinking at Bay, on the site Neuroscience News 3 minutes ago
Summary: Having a sense of purpose in life decreases alcohol consumption and binge drinking temptation in some social drinkers.
Source: University of Pennsylvania
Heavy alcohol use is common among college […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Migraine Associated With Increased Risk for Pregnancy Complications, on the site Neuroscience News 1 hour ago
Summary: Migraine diagnosis in women prior to pregnancy was linked with an increased risk of complications during pregnancy including preeclampsia, gestational hypertension, and an increased risk of pre-term […]
Summary: Greater exposure to screen time during infancy was linked to poor self-regulation and brain immaturity at age eight.
Source: Agency for Science, Technology, and Research
More children are now […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Ultra-Processed Foods May Be Linked to Increased Risk of Cancer, on the site Neuroscience News 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
Summary: High consumption of ultra-processed foods, including soda, chips, and some white bread products, was associated with an increased risk of developing and dying from certain kinds of cancer, including […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Tuning Into Brainwave Rhythms Speeds up Learning in Adults, on the site Neuroscience News 3 hours, 47 minutes ago
Summary: Tuning into a person’s brain wave cycle before they perform a learning task can dramatically improve the speed at which cognitive skills improve.
Source: University of Cambridge
Scientists have […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Moderate and Intense Physical Activity Favors Good Sleep, on the site Neuroscience News 4 hours, 23 minutes ago
Summary: Physical activity improves sleep quality, especially for women, a new study reports.
Source: Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
An adequate amount of good-quality sleep is essential […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Obesity-Related Neurodegeneration Mimics Alzheimer’s Disease, on the site Neuroscience News 5 hours, 7 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers discovered a correlation between obesity-related neurodegeneration and Alzheimer’s disease pathology. Losing weight, they say, can slow age-related cognitive decline and reduce the risk of […]
Summary: Study offers promising insight into how technology can aid in early math skills and can be used to close gaps in early childhood learning.
Source: Rutgers University
When Jinjing Jenny Wang […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Beta-Blocker Use Associated With Lower Rates of Violence, on the site Neuroscience News 6 hours ago
Summary: Beta-blockers, a class of drugs commonly used to treat hypertension and cardiovascular disorders, appear to reduce aggressive and violent behaviors, and can reduce suicidal behaviors.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Do Sleep Medications Increase Your Chances of Dementia?, on the site Neuroscience News 6 hours, 17 minutes ago
Summary: People who frequently take sleeping medications are 79% more likely to develop dementia than those who never use sleeping pills to aid their rest.
A new study shows that sleep […]
Summary: Neuroimaging reveals partisanship-dependent differences in brain stimulation when people are exposed to political messaging from either their own or opposing political sides.
Source: Tel Aviv […]
Summary: CRISPR gene editing created the G795A amino acid which was introduced to microglia derived from human stem cells. Researchers were able to transplant the donor microglia immune cells into humanized […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Coercive Control Takes Significant Toll on Children, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 2 hours ago
Summary: When it comes to coercive control in parental relationships, the children aren’t just passive witnesses. Children exposed to coercive control experience problems with social-emotional and physical […]
Summary: Study reveals an association between depression and other mental health problems and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in younger people.
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine
Young adults who […]
Summary: MAP4343, an experimental antidepressant compound reversed alcohol intake in rat models of alcohol use disorder. The findings pave the way for utilizing the compound for the treatment of AUD in […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Brain’s ‘Wakeful Rest’ Network May Be Key to Alzheimer’s Risk, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 4 hours ago
Summary: In women, parts of the default mode network responsible for memory retrieval and recollection, and spatial cognition were more likely to be connected to the overall DMN network. The patterns of […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Antioxidants From Mitochondria Protect Cells From Dying, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 4 hours ago
Summary: The STARD7 enzyme helps transport the antioxidant coenzyme Q from the mitochondria to the cell surface.
Source: Max Planck Institute
Antioxidants are often advertised as a cure-all in nutrition and […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Calcium Channels Regulate Neuroinflammation and Neuropathic Pain, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 5 hours ago
Summary: The Orai1 class of calcium channels regulates sex differences in the functioning of immune cells associated with neuroinflammation and neuropathic pain.
Source: Northwestern University
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, How Ketamine Acts as Antidepressant in Chronic Pain, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 5 hours ago
Summary: Chronic pain in mice activates Tiam1 in pyramidal neurons in the anterior cingulate cortex, increasing the number of dendritic spines and inducing synaptic plasticity. Ketamine’s antidepressant effect in […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Coffee With Milk May Have an Anti-inflammatory Effect, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 16 hours ago
Summary: Adding a splash of milk to your cup of coffee can have anti-inflammatory effects, a new study reports. Researchers say the combination of polyphenols and proteins doubles anti-inflammatory properties in […]
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