Researchers believe the newly understood mechanism could yield insights into more precise future treatments for nerve pain and depression.
A new study reports a lack of sleep can reduce aggression and affect reproductive fitness in fruit flies.
Serotonin can chemically attach to histone proteins in the cell nucleus to help regulate gene expression. The findings may provide a better understanding of an array of psychological disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.
Researchers have identified a new type of depression. The findings may help explain why some people are resistant to current treatments for depressive disorders. The study reports on how a specific protein, RGS8, plays a role in depressive behaviors.
A new study shows a missing brain protein could lead to abnormal levels of fear.