The noise of traffic and wind farms has an impact on sleep, researchers report. The study revealed the effects of the noise were brief, and most study participants' brain waves returned to baseline sleep activity within thirty seconds of the noises being introduced.
Study highlights how the enteric nervous system acts similarly to neural networks in the brain and spinal cord.
Changes in sleep patterns in older men have been linked to an increased risk of cognitive decline, researchers report.
Trigger warnings shown before TV shows may have the opposite effect than is intended. Researchers found trigger warnings may prolong negative characteristics associated with bad memories. They also do not increase a person's use of coping strategies.
Borderline personality disorder affects 5% of the population. A new study reveals people with BPD are becoming more knowledgeable about their disorder and treatments available but may find it difficult to find evidence-based help for their symptoms.
Viscerofugal neurons inside the gut wall communicate to other neurons outside of the gut, near the spinal cord, to send messages to the brain.
As many as one in three COVID-19 patients report smell loss as an early symptom of the infection. Researchers say the loss of smell could be used as a key clinical indicator of infection in otherwise symptom-free or pre-symptomatic carriers of coronavirus.
Excessive consumption of energy drinks like Monster and Red Bull has been linked to serious general health and mental health problems. Researchers report cognitive incentive retraining can help curb cravings for energy drinks.