Researchers discover an association between microbes, such as lactic-acid bacteria and schizophrenia.
Food neophobia, the extreme hesitation to try new foods, is associated with increased risk of developing chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
A new study reveals how brain activity alters when presented with desirable foods.
Mutations in a pair of genes, which normally help regulate eating scheduled and keep them in sync with daily sleep rhythms, may play a role in so called night eating syndrome.
Removing the RCAN1 gene in mice reduced weight gain, even when the animals were fed high fat diets for prolonged periods of time. Researchers say the findings could help develop new treatments to help prevent obesity in humans.
According to a new twin study, cerebral glucose metabolism plays a major role in the bilateral parietal lobe and left temporal lobe, while environmental factors influence different brain regions.
Researchers say THC can impair or improve memory depending on age and disease. Findings suggest, in Alzheimer's disease, the cannabis compound can help improve memory and mitigate some of the symptoms of the disease.
Researchers have identified a group of neurons that respond to sodium deficiency and drive the need to consume salt.
High-fat diets are not only bad for your waistline, they are also bad for your brain health. A new study reveals high-fat diets contribute to hypothalamic inflammation which occurs long before symptoms of obesity arise.