Researchers use new brain imaging technology to investigate how the nervous system of C. elegans works to generate specific behaviors.
UCSF researchers report the food and beverage industries push sugary products while obfuscating the significant health issues added sugars can cause. The findings shed light on sugars' link to disease and exposes industrial tactics to downplay the public health risks of diets too high in sugar.
Researchers report a new 'anti-radiation' medication can help protect astronauts' brains from the cosmic radiation of deep space.
Those with a genetic predisposition to frontotemporal dementia (FTD) can become resilient to the neurodegenerative disease by remaining physically and mentally active.
According to researchers, a mutation in a gene associated with brain development may dispose people to various psychiatric illnesses as it reduces synapse numbers. Lithium may help to restore some of the synapses.
Contrary to popular belief, moderate coffee consumption does not increase the risk of cardiac arrhythmias or other heart health problems. Researchers found daily coffee consumption was associated with a 3% lower risk of certain cardiac conditions. Findings add to the growing body of evidence that coffee consumption can help reduce the risk of several health problems including Parkinson's disease and some cancers.