Modifying the levels of two different proteins active in two different brain cells extended the life of fruit flies by 7-9%. The treatment also reduced the buildup of Alzheimer's related amyloid plaques within the brain.
Eleven-year-old boys who play video games often are less likely to develop symptoms of depression three years later than their peers who don't.
Loneliness, stress, and social isolation as a result of COVID-19 exacerbated and intensified visual hallucinations in blind people with Charles Bonnet Syndrome by 56%.
While England has only seen a moderate rise in people being diagnosed with psychosis in recent years, prescription rates for antipsychotic medications have doubled.
Older women tended to have poorer memory fluidity scores than men of the same age group. However, the reverse was true for younger women. Researchers propose the difference could be a result of younger women having more access to higher education than previous generations.
Using hydroxy-α-sanshoo, a bioactive compound of Szechuan pepper, researchers gain new insight into how the brain detects and perceives touch.
People born between 1946 and 1970 were up to 20% more likely to report psychological distress, including symptoms of anxiety and depression during their 40s and 50s, a new study reports.
A simple vision test can predict whether a person with Parkinson's disease will develop cognitive decline or dementia within 18 months.
Heating up cancer cells as they are being targeted with chemotherapy appears to be a highly effective way of killing them off.