Aromatic turmerone, a compound derived from turmeric essential oil, and its derivatives directly affect dopamine neurons to generate neuroprotective properties in tissue culture models of Parkinson's disease.
Study uncovers DNA hypermethylation is responsible for reduced amygdala volume in male patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Researchers have developed a cyclic peptide that can enhance blood-brain barrier penetration.
Matcha tea can help reduce anxiety, a new study reports. Mice given Match extract showed a reduction in anxious behaviors. The calming effects are a result of Matcha activating dopamine and serotonin receptors.
Researchers provide a statistical analysis of 'saving appearance responses' in patients with dementia. The study reveals the SAR responses are particularly common in those with Alzheimer's disease.
Kumamoto University researchers reveal people with MCI have a harder time memorizing human faces that their aging peers without the disorder. Additionally, researchers note, those with mild cognitive impairment express different gaze behavior while trying to memorize a face.
While Western people tend to look at lip movement when communicating, a new study reports Japanese people are less influenced by looking at the mouth when communicating.