Researchers report dysfunctional mitophagy may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease. When mitophagy is improved, symptoms of Alzheimer's almost disappeared in animal models of the disease.
A new study reports paracetamol (acetaminophen) could damage the development of male behaviors in offspring if taken while a female is pregnant.
Inhibitory neurons in the spinal cord lose their connections to motor neurons in mouse models of ALS. While no connection between this deterioration to the development of ALS has been made, researchers say the loss of inhibitory signals could explain why motor neurons die in those with ALS.
Brain activity in the fusiform face area on the right side of the brain showed no difference in those with face blindness compared to those without the condition. However, researchers found those with prosopagnosia had reduced activity in a corresponding area on the left side of the brain.
A new study reports chaotic swings in the concentration of the NF-kB protein can increase activation of the number of genes not otherwise activates, optimally tuning the immune system.
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Analyzing patient data, artificial intelligence technology was able to predict mortality risk from COVID-19 infection with 90% accuracy.
96% of patients hospitalized for coronavirus infections report experiencing PTSD as a result of their illness. Researchers also found an increased risk of depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders in those hospitalized for COVID-19.
Ethnicity may play a role in the perception of bitter tastes, a new study reports. Researchers say this could be related to anatomical differences on the surface of the tongue.