Researchers used epigenetic modulators to reduce the damage done by stress to neuroplasticity. Findings reveal acute intervention in epigenetic mechanisms produced antidepressant effects more rapidly than conventional medications.
A study using rat models of depression reveals a single dose of the cannabis extract CBD can help to reduce symptoms of depression for up to one week. Researchers say cannabidiol appears to activate mechanisms that help repair neural circuitry in the prefrontal cortex and hippocampus, which get damaged as a result of depression.
Using a green filter help to increase reading speed for children with dyslexia, researchers report.
Focusing on genes associated with psychiatric and neurological disorders, and drugs approved for use in other diseases, a new AI system can increase the effectiveness of drug repurposing.
Melatonin produced in the lungs acts as a barrier defense against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, by blocking the expression of genes that encode proteins in cells acting as viral entry points.
Brain dysfunction noted in schizophrenia patients may be a result of impaired expression of a protein complex associated with protein synthesis, researchers report.
A new small-scale study reveals transcranial direct current stimulation improved gait and increased the benefits of aerobic exercise in Parkinson's patients.