Study shows sufficient sleep improves parents' mental health and overall well-being.
Researchers say brain areas associated with neurodegenerative diseases tend to have less dense vascular networks which supply the brain with energy via the blood. The findings shed light on how the neurovascular system plays a role in the development of neurodegeneration.
Paternal depression may contribute to adolescent depression and behavioral problems, regardless of whether or not the father and child are genetically related, researchers say.
For up to 7 years following the death of a grandmother, adolescent males show a 50% increase in depression symptoms than their non-grieving peers. Mothers of girls were also at increased risk of depression.
When presented with a meal, the food a child dislikes is a stronger indicator of what they will eat compared to food they like.
43% of children who experience insomnia continue to experience symptoms of the sleep disorder during adolescence and into adulthood.
Parkinson's patients who increase the number of flavonoid-rich foods they consume as part of their diet have a lower mortality risk than those who don't.
An experimental diet that reduced the intake of omega-6 fatty acids and increased omega-3 fatty acids improved mood variability in those with bipolar disorder.
Male children with isolated GnRH deficiency (IGD), a rare endocrine disorder associated with a lack of sex hormone during the second trimester of development, report more gender non-conformity than males without IGD. The same was not true for females with IGD.