Neurobiology research from UCLA indicates the possibility of GABA interfering with working memory in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1, or NF1.
Gut bacteria, previously considered benign, has the ability to alter the immune system of mice enough to affect the rate of Multiple Sclerosis occurance.
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Patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) are often not evaluated thoroughly for depression during routine clinical interviews, possibly compromising clinical trials for drugs and therapies for treating patients with HCV.
Genetics research into the emotional responses of bullying shows that many bullied victims that later experience more emotional problems have genetic similarities.
Some villages in Liberia have much higher rates of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, than others.
This research shows that the loss of connections in the corpus collosum could be partly responsible for slower response times seen in older animals and humans due to too much crosstalk and confusion between the brain hemispheres.
Brain imaging studies of women with breast cancer before and after chemotherapy treatments show grey matter is being affected during the chemotherapy treatments. Brain areas believed to be critical for multi-tasking, memory and other cognitive functions were seen to change during the chemotherapy.