A new study reports teenage daughters of fathers who suffered postnatal depression following their birth are at an increased risk of developing depression.
A new study reveals a brain region that contributes to anhedonia, the loss of pleasure, in those with depression. The study also shows how ketamine acts on this brain region, explaining why the drug appears to be so effective at treating anhedonia.
Researchers report spontaneous errors in DNA that arise as our cells divide and reproduce may be at the root of Alzheimer's disease. The findings suggest the cause of certain neurodegenerative diseases could be traced back to embryonic development.
A new study reveals children of women with polycystic ovary syndrome have an increased risk of being diagnosed with ASD. Researchers report women with PCOS have a 2.3% change of having a child with autism, compared to a 1.7% change for mothers without the condition.
A new study reports mothers who feel more connected with their baby during pregnancy are more likely to have positive interactions with the infant when it is born. This can have a positive effect on the child's development.
University of Cambridge researchers report cholesterol may play a role in the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Researchers discovered cholesterol can trigger amyloid beta to aggregate, which can lead to neuron death.
A new study reveals drinking more than five pints of beer or glasses of wine per week could decrease life expectancy. Drinking more than 10 alcoholic drinks a week is linked to a one to two year shortened life expectancy, researchers report.