Structure and functional coupling in the rostrolateral prefrontal cortex supports age relates improvements in executive abilities.
Older males who were treated with androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer had an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease over a ten-year follow-up.
18 genetic variants have been identified which appear to be associated with alcohol use disorder and heavy drinking. Of these genes, five were overlapped, eight were associated with heavy consumption and five were linked to an increased risk of AUD. The study concluded that while heavy drinking is a risk factor for alcoholism, it is not a sufficient cause of the disorder.
A new study sheds light on how the brain grows during early stages of embryonic development.
Researchers report a non-invasive retina test could help to accurately diagnose frontotemporal degeneration.
University of Pennsylvania researchers report people who report higher levels of moral reasoning show increased activity in brain areas associated with reward. The study may improve understanding as to why some people are more likely to engage in prosocial behaviors.
Researchers report the sniff test may be used to diagnose mild cognitive impairment.