Researchers have identified electrical activity in the brain that is specific to the start of migraines. The new study reports spreading depolarization can be seen as a migraine begins, and an electrical current can be used to stop it in its tracks.
Waking up feeling stressed and anxious can impact your cognitive function throughout the day, researchers report. A new study reveals those who woke up feeling as though the day ahead would be stressful experienced problems with working memory later in the day. Researchers say the anticipation of stress impacts cognition, even if a stressful event does not occur.
A new study reports when certain brain areas react more strongly to food rewards than financial rewards, children are more likely to overeat, even if they are not hungry or overweight.
A new study report heartbeat irregularities connected with abnormalities in brain activity may be a biomarker for epilepsy in those who have suffered brain injury or infection.
Exploring the relationship between emotion and pain in rheumatoid arthritis, researchers report emotions may function as a stressor, promoting inflammation and causing pain symptoms.
A new study reports teens faced with chronic family stress have higher blood pressure and worse immune response to bacterial infections. However, those who used cognitive reappraisal had lower blood pressure, despite the pressures they faced.
Researchers have identified a small set of molecules that can convert glial cells into new neurons. The finding could help develop new treatments for Alzheimer's disease and brain injuries.