DKT, a Japanese herbal remedy containing ginger, pepper, ginseng, and maltose, reduced symptoms of colitis in mice, a new study reports.
Neurons that secrete oxytocin in the paraventricular nucleus in the hypothalamus are responsible for activating paternal instincts in new fathers, a mouse model study finds.
Study reveals the posterior inferior parietal lobe plays a critical role in integrating information from different sources during decision-making tasks.
In mice, the failed epigenetic suppression of Xist leads to fetal developmental abnormalities and miscarriage. Knocking out the Xist gene greatly reduced prenatal death. The findings have implications for understanding infertility and developing new treatments to prevent miscarriage.
Learning consolidation that occurs during sleep is a result of the learning process, and is not simply due to neural processes and brain regions associated with learning.
Researchers have uncovered neural circuitry that allows the CA1 region of the hippocampus to communicate with its counterpart in the opposite hemisphere despite there being no connection between them.
Contact-seeking behavior in mice is driven by amylin peptide in the medial preoptic area of the forebrain.
Study reveals how the CA2 region of the hippocampus plays a key role in long-term memory consolidation.