Psilocybin, the psychoactive compound found in magic mushrooms, is as effective at treating depression as conventional SSRI antidepressants. Researchers report, that although not significantly significant, early findings reveal those treated with psilocybin experienced more rapid and greater reductions in depression symptoms than those treated with SSRIs.
Study sheds light on what causes normal proteins to convert to a diseased form associated with CJD and Kuru.
Researchers map how the structure of existing memories is reorganized in the brain as new experiences are committed to memory.
Researchers have identified a new condition associated with TBI in some patients. Vestibular agnosia, the newly identified disorder, worsens balance problems and reduces vertigo perception and dizziness.
Depression may be a new biomarker for the onset of specific bowel conditions, researchers report. The study found those with digestive disorders such as IBS, Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis were more likely to be diagnosed with depression up to nine years prior to being diagnosed with bowel conditions.
Researchers have developed a blood test that looks at genetic markers to detect which babies who were deprived of oxygen at birth are at risk of developing neurodevelopment problems.
Implementing strong physical distancing measures across Europe to suppress the spread of COVID-19 has averted over 100,000 deaths, a new model finds.
A new model finds that, if left unchecked, the COVID-19 virus could have infected 7 billion people and caused around 40 million deaths this year.
Researchers have analyzed the potential outcomes of public health measures on slowing and suppressing the spread of COVID-19.
A shot of the reproductive hormone kisspeptin enhances brain activity in response to olfactory and visual cues of attraction in men. The findings reveal a previously undescribed attraction pathway in humans activated by the hormone and identify kisspeptin signaling as a potential therapeutic pathway for psychosexual and reproductive disorders.