Sestrin, a naturally occurring compound, mimics many of the effects of exercise in mouse and fly models. The findings could help with the development of medications to help combat muscle wasting associated with aging and neurodegenerative diseases.
Study reports repeats in genes associated with Fragile X syndrome normally regulate how and when proteins are made in neurons.
Babies in NICU sleep better when their hear their mom's voice, a new study reports. Researchers found babies slept better and woke less often when they were played recordings of their mother's reading a story.
CALCR, a type of neuron found in the medulla of mice, may hold the key to the development of drugs that can effectively curb overeating and fight obesity in humans.
Neuroimaging predicts whether a person with OCD will respond to stress-reduction therapy or exposure-based therapy best. Analyzing brain activity may help to provide tailored treatments to individuals suffering from OCD.