UCL researchers report clinical trials of IONIS-HTTRx have shown success in reducing the huntinting protein in the nervous system of those with Huntington's disease. The drug is safe and well tolerated by human patients, the researchers note.
A new study reveals newborns who are stressed by their environment have a greater neural pain response following a routine skin lance than babies who are not stressed. However, the neural response is not matched by their physical reaction to pain.
Advances in machine learning could allow researchers to detect drug effects that may be missed through conventional statistical analysis, researchers report.
A test that uses images of cats and dogs may prove to be a quick and effective method of predicting which patients in early stages of Parkinson's disease will develop dementia.
A JAMA Psychiatry study reports the detrimental effect of childhood bullying decreases over time.
A new joint initiative, dubbed the International Brain Lab, will bring together researchers from around the world to investigate the neural mechanisms of learning and decision making.