A new clinical trial is being established to see if anti-clotting drugs, commonly used for heart attack and stroke patients, can help treat COVID-19 patients who develop ARDS. If successful, the tPA drugs could help alleviate the expected ventilator shortage problem we are likely to experience soon.
Study reveals the precise hypothalamic neurons associated with mating motivation in mice. The findings could lead to new treatments for psychiatric disorders which do not impact libido.
Researchers have identified specific neurons and networks that regulate 'sundowning', a phenomenon commonly seen in Alzheimer's patients who exhibit worsening confusion and aggression levels at the end of the day.
A new study reveals a connection between light sensitive nerve cells in the eyes and areas of the brain that regulate mood. The findings may help explain how light can induce some of the negative emotions that often accompany migraines.
Examining postmortem brains of ASD patients, researchers discover an accumulation of immune cells surrounding blood vessels in the brain. They also found blebs accumulating around blood vessels that contained astrocyte debris. The findings suggest autism may be an autoimmune disorder.
A new study could help explain how the hungry brain hinders dieting.
Findings provide a new insight into how the brain regulates food and water intake.
Almost 1 in 5 people now use opioids to treat migraines. Researchers say a growing number of patients are using opioids to replace medications approved and specially designed to treat migraines, despite knowing the risks of opioid use.
Using transcranial magnetic stimulation, researchers have successfully restored network function between the prefrontal cortex and cerebellum, helping to improve symptoms in those with treatment resistant schizophrenia.