Researchers suggest serotonin metabolism in the pineal gland could play a role in the underlying cause of depression. The findings were based on biochemical changes which were seen to be in association with improvements in depression.
According to a new study, altering the levels of dopamine in the prefrontal cortex makes individuals more compassionate towards others.
Study evaluates the effects of regular cannabis use on cortical dopamine function in youth at high risk of psychosis.
New data links the amounts of certain neuropeptides in the brains of killer bees with their behavior both inside and outside the hive.
According to a new study in eLife, adults who were born prematurely or who suffered small brain injuries around the time of birth have reduced dopamine levels.
Researchers use techniques which illuminates subtle changes in proteins and uncover new insights into the underlying causes of ALS.
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Perhaps no other biochemist in the world has his own baseball card, but University of Massachusetts Amherst doctoral student Elih...
A new study reports a potential new treatment for seizures which often occur in children with genetic metabolic disorders and people with liver failure.
A new study raises concern about chronic exposure of workers in industry to a food flavoring ingredient used to produce the distinctive buttery flavor and aroma of microwave popcorn, margarines, snack foods, candy, baked goods, pet foods and other products. It found evidence that the ingredient, diacetyl (DA), intensifies the damaging effects of an abnormal brain protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease.