According to researchers, some common antibiotics could be linked to delirium and some other temporary brain problems.
Researchers have discovered how pieces of bacterial cell wall cross the placenta and enter developing neurons, altering fetal brain anatomy and cognitive functioning after birth.
According to a new mouse study, antibiotics that are strong enough to kill gut bacteria can also halt the growth of hippocampal neurons.
A new study appears to add to the growing evidence that the immune system may play a vital role in some psychiatric disorders.
A new study reports long term use of antibiotics in mice decreased levels of amyloid plaques and activated inflammatory microglial cells.
Researchers report an antibiotic usually administered prior to surgery to prevent infection could help reduce damage to the brain that occurs during the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers discover an antibiotic, that is safe to use during pregnancy, can help to prevent the Zika virus from infecting certain fetal brain cells.
A new study reports that when minocycline is given to new born rats following a head injury, cognitive deficits are exacerbated.
Lower doses of the common antibiotic Doxycycline reduces toxicity of alpha synuclein and may be used to help treat Parkinson's disease, a new study reports.
Minocycline, a broad-spectrum tetracycline antibiotic, has shown promise in the treatment of depression. Researchers say the antibiotic could help reduce brain inflammation associated with some cases of major depressive disorder. A small study conducted by researchers at Deakin University found those treated with Minocycline reported improved quality of life, reduced anxiety symptoms and a better global impression of their depression.