A new study confirms a link between the severity of symptoms for those with chronic pain and atmospheric weather conditions. Low atmospheric pressure was associated with more severe symptoms of pain.
Using human stem cells to develop a brain organoid model, researchers were able to show exposure to a common pesticide synergizes with an autism-linked gene mutation. The study provides clear evidence that genetics and environment may combine to disrupt neurodevelopment.
According to a new study, on average, the variation for human traits and diseases is 49 per cent genetic and 51 per cent due to environmental factors.
A new study reveals, in combination to genetics and environmental factors, placenta health during fetal development may play a role in schizophrenia. Researchers report genes associated with schizophrenia may turn on in the placenta during complicated pregnancies.
Living in a neighborhood considered to have good walkability factors can help slow cognitive decline in older adults, researchers report.
Larger hippocampal volume in combination with how safe teens feel in their community environments contribute to how depressed they feel, a new study reports.
Some elderly people harbor extensive Alzheimer's pathology in their brain and have no evidence of the cognitive decline associated with the disease, researchers report.