Adding selenium to diet products helps prevent obesity and increases healthy lifespan in mouse models.
A new study unravels the mechanisms driving excess brain growth that affects as many as 30 percent of people with autism.
Finding could point the way to new therapies to extend life and enhance healthy aging in humans.
A new study suggests insulin-like growth factor 1 can increase lithium sensitivity in bipolar patients for whom initial lithium treatment proved ineffective.
A new study uncovers a new proteasome regulatory mechanism which could bear significance in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and some cancers.
Researchers provide new evidence for the severity of motor, intellectual and speech impairments in Phelan-McDermid Syndrome, a sub-type of autism characterized by a mutation of the SHANK3 gene.
Researchers discovered that a low protein diet can slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease in mice. By cycling between a normal and protein restricted diet, researchers noted both improvement in memory and a slowing in the advancement of the disease.