Willingness in older people to give more money away appears to correlate with cognitive decline associated with dementia. The findings may explain why many older adults could be more prone to financial exploitation.
Neuroimaging study reveals those with anorexia have noticeable reductions in cortical thickness, subcortical volume, and cortical surface area. The reductions are between 2 to 4 times larger than abnormalities in brain size and shape in those with other mental illnesses.
Patients diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease are 9 times more likely to develop depression than those without IBD. Those with depression are twice as likely to develop inflammatory bowel disease, a new study reports.
Researchers have identified an optimal diet to extend longevity comprising of various aspects of diet, from food composition and caloric intake to the length and frequency of fasting periods.
People may underestimate the role of habit in their behaviors, including coffee consumption, researchers say. The automatic triggering of a behavior, such as a person's morning routine of coffee consumption, versus conscious intent is what makes a behavior a habit.
15 newly discovered "hotspots" in the genome that either speed up or slow down brain aging could be new targets for the development of Alzheimer's medications and therapies for other brain disorders.
Children with binge eating disorders have differences in gray matter density compared to their peers who do not experience overeating disorders.
Sensory patterns of children on the autism spectrum, and those who had ASD traits but were not diagnosed, grew stronger over time.
Alterations in synapses may help explain how memories form and why certain types of memories are stronger than others.
A new review of almost 200 publications suggests the gut microbiota may play a critical role in modulating brain function, social behavior and other symptoms of autism.