In addition to having implications for personal health, sugar sweetened drinks may have addictive properties, researchers report. The study found when abstaining from drinking sweetened drinks, people who consume them often experience increased headaches, decreased motivation and a lower ability to concentrate.
According to a new study, siblings of children diagnosed with ASD or ADHD have an increased risk of being diagnosed with the disorders themselves. Researchers found the odds of being diagnosed with ASD were 30 times higher for those who had older siblings with autism, and 3.7 times higher for ADHD diagnosis.
Aerosolized particles produced while speaking may be enough to transmit coronavirus infection by those who are asymptomatic.
A new study challenges how we think about how humans acquired language. The study found no evidence that recent, human specific selection occurs for the FOXP2 gene in relation to language development
Researchers report our visual attention pays most attention to parts of a scene that have meaning to us, not the parts that stick out.
Researchers are developing a monthly monoclonal antibody therapy for the treatment and management of chronic pain. The hope is this new therapy can replace opioids for pain management.
Using machine learning, researchers have identified patterns of maternal autoantibodies in the blood plasma of pregnant women that were highly associated with autism and the severity of symptoms in offspring.
Researchers have developed a non-hallucinogenic version of the drug ibogaine which has the potential to treat depression, addiction, anxiety, and a range of other mental health disorders.
Researchers report that inducing mutation of the CHD8 gene, mice experience cognitive impairments and have increased brain volume. Both conditions are also seen in people with CHD8 mutations. The findings suggest CHD8 plays a role in brain function throughout life and could affect more that early brain development in people on the autism spectrum.
While both long and short term relationships might start in similar matters, a lack of genuine attraction causes short term relationships to plateau quickly, a new study reports.
An enzyme in the colon lining releases hydrogen peroxide to help protect the body from gut microbes.