The risk of developing mutliple sclerosis increases 32 fold following Epstein-Barr virus infection.
Proteins belonging to the TAM family receptors may be a new biomarker for Alzheimer's disease. The elevated inflammatory markers are conspicuous, even before the onset of dementia.
Deep, uninterrupted sleep can help boost learning names and faces, a new study reports.
Study reports play-based learning may positively impact a young child's acquisition of math skills compared to direct teaching.
Direct transmission of BPA from a pregnant woman to her child via the placenta may have a negative impact on fetal brain development, researchers report.
A study of fruit flies reveals how the insects retain neural circuits for certain motor functions while their edge on other functions declines as a result of aging.
Researchers found alterations in different parts of the brain in males and females with severe depression. The findings also reveal a specific biomarker for depression in blood samples of women.
Infection, inflammation, and metabolic disorders early in life could increase the chances of developing depression and psychosis during adulthood.
Sleep deprivation increases the levels of serotonin 2A neurotransmitter receptors within 6 - 8 hours. Abnormal serotonin 2A receptor function is associated with hallucinations, cognitive impairment, and is linked to psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia.