A new study reports people who sit down too much during middle to older age show signs of thinning in the medial temporal cortex, an area of the brain associated with the formation of new memories.
A new study reports high fat diets can impair the function of the mesolimbic dopamine system.
Consumed alone, artificial sweeteners do not appear to have a negative impact. However, when consumed with carbohydrates, insulin sensitivity changes and the brain has a decreased response to sweet tastes.
Prader-Willi syndrome, a genetic disorder characterized by an insatiable appetite, is associated with the loss of non-coding RNAs; resulting in dysregulation of the circadian and metabolic genes.
A new convolutional neural network uses PET brain scans to detect biological signs of Alzheimer's disease years before the symptoms appear, researchers report.