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.
Researchers report the hypothalamus is, on average, five percent larger in those with mood disorders like major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder, than it is in those without depression.
A new study reports early life stress in pigs impacts their health, specifically their GI tract, later in life. The findings could have implications for developing new stress relieving therapies in humans.
Using three different training models, researchers report mental training, mindfulness and meditation can induce structural brain plasticity and reduce social stress.
Researchers reveal a neuroendocrine system reflex may trigger an increased susceptibility to contracting bacterial infections following injuries to the brain or spinal cord.
A new study explores the potential link between the gut microbiome and mental health. Researchers report depression may be influenced by disturbances to gut bacteria, suggesting nutrition and diet, in combination with other strategies, could help treat the disorder.
Cortisol functions differently in police officers who have experienced extremely stressful situations while at work. The disturbances to regular cortisol function may leave them more vulnerable to diseases, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes, researchers report.
Using kilohertz frequency nerve block on vagus nerve pathways may reduce inflammation, a new study reports.
Stigma and stress can affect HPA axis functioning, a new study reports.