Aerobic exercise reduces the risk of metastatic cancer by elevating glucose consumption.
Pressure chamber therapy significantly improved social skills and reduced inflammation in animal models of autism.
A new musical test can help to detect cognitive decline in old age.
A simple saliva test that analyzes microbial distribution may accurately be used to diagnose PTSD in people, a new study reports.
A newly proposed learning method for those on the autism spectrum accelerates the learning process and can help to improve visual perception.
In males, sun exposure activates the p53 protein which signals to the body to produce the appetite-associated ghrelin hormone. In women, estrogen blocks the interaction between p53 and ghrelin, reducing the urge to eat following sun exposure.
During sleep, the brain analyzes auditory input but is unable to focus on the sound or identify the noise; therefore no conscious awareness of the stimuli occurs.
Researchers have identified a mechanism shared by mutations in the SHANK3 and ADNP genes. The genes have been associated with the development of ASD and schizophrenia.
Researchers engineered functional human spinal cord tissue from cells and human materials which, when implanted into animal models of spinal cord injury, restored walking ability in 80% of the test subjects.
A new technology that measures the movement of facial muscles is 73% accurate at detecting when a person is telling a lie.
The brain's reward system plays a key role in helping behaviors and empathy.