ChariotMS is recruiting 200 patients in the UK who lack mobility due to multiple sclerosis for a new clinical trial.
Children who faced chronic health conditions were twice as likely during early adolescence to report mental health problems, including anxiety and depression, as their healthier peers. At age 15, children with chronic health problems were 60% more likely to be diagnosed with mental health disorders.
People with OCD have six times higher Immuno-moodulin (Imood) expression that those without the disorder. Blocking Imood with the aid of an antibody reduced OCD-like behaviors in mouse models within a couple of days following treatment.
While people believe advertising and political campaigns exploit psychological research to control their unconscious behavior, many still feel the choices they make are their own.
Oxytocin, a hormone commonly associated with love and bonding in humans, causes starfish to turn their stomachs inside-out to feed. The findings provide vital new evidence for the evolutionary role of oxytocin and vasopressin neuropeptides as regulators of feeding in animals.
According to researchers, brainwaves play a crucial role in inhibiting habitual thinking, leading us to explore more complex and creative ideas.
A compound found in the slimming drug Rimonabant appears to act as an 'antidote' to the effects of synthetic cannabis intoxication, researchers report.