Female rats exposed to vaporized cannabis for 30 days developed a blunted response to stress. The effect was not seen in male rats. Findings shed light on how chronic cannabis use affects males and females differently.
Researchers report green light can help to promote sleep, while blue lights can delay the need to rest, at least in mice.
Researchers identified the gut bacteria E. faecalis as a mediator of social behavior and corticosterone levels in mice.
A new study reveals a history of binge drinking leads to more instances of drinking under stress and when anxious in males, but not in females.
Resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, may help to combat depression and anxiety. The compound inhibits PDE4, an enzyme induced bt excessive amounts of corticosterone, which causes depression-like symptoms in mouse models.
According to a new study, gut bacteria plays an important role in inducing depression and anxiety, even in early life.
Researchers have trained rats to drive "rodent operated vehicles." The rats were able to navigate the vehicle in unique ways and utilized novel steering patterns to find rewards. The findings reveal rats' brains are more flexible than previously thought. Exploring how rats perform complex tasks may shed light on a range of mental health conditions and cognitive impairments.