Previous research has linked oral bacteria and poor dental hygiene to an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. Now, researchers have discovered a link between Streptococcus anginosus, a bacteria found in oral abscesses, and an increased risk of brain abscesses.
Regardless of where children come from, they will challenge their peers who break the rules. However, how they challenge rule-breakers varies between cultures.
Low-intensity transcranial ultrasound stimulation helps modulate brain activity and behaviors associated with a range of psychiatric disorders, a new study reports.
Mirtazapine, an antidepressant commonly prescribed to treat dementia-associated agitation, is no more effective than a placebo and may increase mortality risks, researchers report.
Researchers discuss different current neural network models and consider the steps that need to be taken to make them more realistic, and thus more useful, as possible.
Results show the blood-pressure-lowering effects of exercise were diminished by more than 60% over the first hour of recovery, and completely absent two hours post-exercise in those who used antibacterial mouthwash.
Spending time in nature can help reduce the strength and frequency of cravings.
Current fMRI tests designed to detect deception by looking at specific areas of the brain may be vulnerable to mental countermeasures. In order to improve reliability, researchers call for whole brain analysis, rather than just examining brain regions of interest.