Peripheral inflammation is associated with brain connectivity and structure in those with rheumatoid arthritis, a new study reports.
Common coronaviruses are usually detected between December and May, with a peak of infection during January and February. Only 2.5% of cases occurred in the summer months. Researchers caution it is still too early to tell if COVID-19 will follow the same seasonal path as other coronaviruses.
Following exposure to visual stimuli, the neurons activated by the stimuli remain more active during subsequent sleep. Sleep is vital for these neurons to connect an emotional or fearful memory to a sensory event.
DMT, an active compound of the psychedelic Ayahuasca, is naturally occurring in the mammalian brain, researchers have discovered. The study revealed DMT levels increased significantly in the rat visual cortex following cardiac arrest.
Adults with ADHD feel empowered performing creative tasks that can help them with a job, researchers report.
Researchers have discovered a new type of photoreceptor that is about 50 times more efficient at capturing light than the rhodopsin in the human eye.
Feeling content in life slows cognitive decline in older adults, a new study reports. Researchers say the odds of older adults developing cognitive impairment and dementia were reduced in those who reported better psychological well-being.
A new study reveals the holiday spice cinnamon may be a useful tool in the battle against obesity. Researchers report cinnamaldehyde can improve metabolic health by inducing fat cells to burn energy through a process called thermogenesis.
Researchers say many children, especially girls, aren't taught basic motor skills like throwing or running. The researchers are developing an improved movement curriculum to increase motor skill competence in preschool aged children.
Study reports regular, vigorous exercise helps to protect males against depressive symptoms, while in women, no levels of physical activity had a significant impact on depression.