Arizona State University researchers claim microbiota transfer therapy reduces symptoms associated with autism and gastrointestinal problems for two years post-treatment. The study suggests MTT may be a promising option for helping to treat children with ASD who also have GI problems. The researchers stress further research, including double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized trials with a larger cohort be carried out.
According to researchers, thinking about your romantic partner when you are under a stressful situation can help to lower your blood pressure and heart rate.
Researchers have developed a new, wireless optogenetic device which is able to control neurons in the brain. The device could help turn off pain receptors and reduce the effects of some neurological disorders.
A new study reports that while an afternoon naps are beneficial for memory and learning in typically developing children, in those with Down syndrome, napping may increase memory loss.
Researchers report administering an autobiographical memory test to those with genetic risk factors for Alzheimer's may determine who will develop the disease. The study found those with the APOE e4 mutation describe autobiographical memories in much less detail than those without the mutation.
Researchers implicate an increased likelihood of smoking and lower levels of physical activity following divorce in elevated risks of early death.
A new study reports music can have a positive impact on the parent child relationship. Researchers discovered people who had shared musical experiences with their parents during childhood and adolescence had better relationships with their moms and dads as they entered adulthood.
Researchers report we may see similarities between different languages as a result of the brain's preference for efficient information processing.