Researchers have successfully restored hand function and motor skills in rats who suffered paralysis as a result of spinal cord injury.
A new tool called PSYCHLOPS Kids is able to capture a child's perspectives of their mental health problems and express themselves more fully than with professional intervention.
Researchers have identified 133 genetic variants associated with an increased risk of developing glaucoma.
Researchers have identified 44 genetic risk factors for major depressive disorder. 30 of the variants are newly discovered. The team reports the genetic basis for MDD is shared with other psychological disorders and all humans carry some of the genetic risk factors identified.
Researchers provide further evidence that physical activity can help to protect people from developing depressive symptoms.
KLF14, a gene associated body shape in women, can increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes if the varient of the gene forces fat storage around the abdomen.
Researchers have developed a new technique that could allow those with schizophrenia, who do not respond to medications, to control verbal hallucinations.
According to a new study in eLife, adults who were born prematurely or who suffered small brain injuries around the time of birth have reduced dopamine levels.
A new Lancet study reports auditory hallucinations may be reduced in people with schizophrenia following face-to-face discussions with an avatar that says the things they hear. Researchers report the patients were able to verbalize their feeling by 'standing up to' the avatars and taking control of the conversations.
New finding could lead to novel therapeutic approaches in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.