Both genetics and environmental factors contribute to socioeconomic status' impact in an interplay with effects that spans several areas of the brain.
In older adults, depression occurs independently of inflammation, a new study reports. However, the depression-inflammation link is a result of greater incidences of inflammatory disorders, like arthritis, which become more common as we age.
Once a person identifies they are languishing, this can help bring clarity to one's experiences.
Light-to-moderate regular alcohol consumption is linked to reductions in overall brain volume, a new study reports.
Risk markers for adverse psychological consequences following traumatic injury share similar core similarities across different populations and countries.
Constant hunger associated with Prader-Willi syndrome is, in part, the result of disordered signaling in the cerebellum, an area of the brain associated with motor control and learning.
Researchers say those who create and spread conspiracy theories about COVID-19 are using the provisional nature of science to paint scientists as "malignant actors" and discredit findings.
Restoring levels of the DAXX protein prevents misfolding of proteins that drive Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Obese mice treated with the TSLP cytokine showed a significant loss in abdominal fat and weight. The fat loss was not associated with reduced food intake or faster metabolism, instead the cytokine stimulated the immune system to release lipids via the skin's oil-producing sebaceous glands.
Researchers report Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders can be confirmed in living patients by specific biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid.