Shrunken gray matter volume in brain areas associated with social cognition and a compromised ability to trust others is linked to depression vulnerability and could be used as a biomarker for the onset of depressive symptoms, a new study reports.
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Expectant mothers who took a two-hour perinatal course called "Help, Understanding, Guidance (HUG) Your Baby" had a significantly reduced risk of postpartum depression and an increase in parental confidence once their baby arrived.
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Study examines virtual romantic relationships, or romantic anthropomorphism, exploring how a human's romantic needs can be met by anthropomorphized agents.
The "background noise" in the brain disrupts long-memory signals by neurons. This noise interrupts the consistent rhythm of long-memory alpha wave signals in people experiencing identity confusion.
New AI technology can detect a patient's stroke depression type, and improve treatment options.
Prenatal diet could increase the risk of unhealthy eating and obesity in the offspring, a new study reports. Pregnant mice fed high omega-6 and low omega-3 diets were more likely to have offspring that were more inclined to consume hyper-caloric foods, increasing their risk of obesity.
Holding a steering wheel at different arm positions can influence our perception of how much force we need to steer.
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A 3D printed hand which uses a computer interface to learn can replicate hand movements.
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Study finds a correlation between the construct of personal responsibility and an increased risk of developing OCD and generalized anxiety disorder.
A new oral device, dubbed the mandibular advancement appliance, can improve the quality of sleep for those with sleep apnea. The device increases retroglossal airway space three-dimensionally.
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A research group at Hiroshima University observed a potential new target for chronic pain treatment. Further research using this receptor could lead to new, more effective drugs to use in pain-relieving treatment for chronic pain.
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Researchers have identified a new type of depression. The findings may help explain why some people are resistant to current treatments for depressive disorders. The study reports on how a specific protein, RGS8, plays a role in depressive behaviors.