New research in cloned pigs with a mutation of the SORL1 sheds light on Alzheimer's development. The findings could pave the way for new treatments for the neurodegenerative disorder.
Olfactory dysfunction can have both physical and social consequences, in addition to influencing food intake and weight. Researchers say foods that stimulate other chemical senses when consumed, such as chili or menthol, can improve life quality for those with olfactory dysfunction.
Researchers discovered novel neurons in the hippocampus that become active when the brain creates new memories.
The duration of a baby's crying decreases significantly after five weeks of age, but crying remains an important part of a child's communication repertoire after the age of six months.
Study provides empirical evidence to show the brain's predictive ability forms the basis for musical phrasing.
A new study reveals a potential link between REM sleep behavior disorder and an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease. Researchers say the sleep disorder alters cerebral blood flow, leading to a lack of oxygen in brain tissue. This, in the long term, may increase Parkinson's risk.
Almost fifty percent of people who have children with partners suffering from schizophrenia or bipolar disorder also have mental health challenges, a new study reports.
Study reveals the immune system constantly communicates with the brain during the early developmental phase of Parkinson's disease. Changes in the immune system influence the condition of neurons.
Children who grew up in residential areas surrounded by green space were less likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than those who were raised in areas without access to nature.
Parkinson's disease can be divided into two variants that start in different places in the body. For some, the neurodegenerative disease starts in the intestines and spreads to the brain. In others, the disease begins in the brain and spreads to the intestines and other organs.
People with depression and a history of physical disease are at increased risk of their disease symptoms worsening and requiring hospitalization.