A smoking cessation drug called cytisine may be a helpful new tool for the treatment of Parkinson's disease in women. Cytisine was found to reduce the loss of dopamine neurons. The effect was more pronounced when estrogen was present.
Feeling calm after spending time in nature is a sign your psychological needs are being met, a new study reports. People's attachment to wilderness can be explained by their psychological needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness.
People tend to cheat for personal gain as a result of an innate propensity to cheat rather than due to external factors. Researchers say scarcity had no significant impact on cheating behaviors when the beneficiaries are the subjects themselves.
A newly developed drug can help combat the effects of postnatal depression.
Researchers have found an association between the Per2 gene and breast cancer. The Per2 gene plays an important role in both the body's circadian clock and mammary gland development.
Researchers report connections between the hippocampus and a specific type of neuron in the prefrontal cortex are involved in fear relapse. The findings could help in the development of new treatments for PTSD.
A common misconception is that Alzheimer's disease and dementia are the same thing. Alzheimer's disease is simply one form of dementia. Researchers from Texas A&M describe how Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia impact the lives of both patients and their families, and provide new insights into minimizing the risks of developing neurodegenerative conditions.