The experimental treatment method allows small therapeutic agents to safely cross the blood-brain barrier in laboratory rats by turning off P-glycoprotein, one of the main gatekeepers preventing medicinal drugs from reaching their intended targets in the brain.
Research provides the first evidence that mechanisms regulated by the Runx1 gene control the balance between the surveillant versus activated microglia states.
Fear responses can only be erased when people learn something new while retrieving the fear memory according to a new study.
Researchers report nicotine increases speed codeine converts to morphine in the brain and increases the risk for analgesia dependence.
Drugs used to treat hypertension appear to reduce cell damage associated with Alzheimer's disease, a new study reports.
Researchers have discovered a way to make neurons respond to placebos. They believe the findings could be used as a potential treatment for Parkinson's disease.
According to researchers, some common antibiotics could be linked to delirium and some other temporary brain problems.
Researchers discover a drug used to help prevent reproduction in aging worms helps the creatures rebound from stress and, in some cases, this lengthens their lifespans.
A new study looks at how popular pain killer, acetaminophen, may be inhibiting the brain response associated with error making.
Researchers report the chronic use of drugs to treat heartburn and GERDS can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, vascular dementia and renal failure.
A new study reports the chemotherapy drug cisplatin can kill sensory cells in the inner ear and cause permanent hearing loss.