Income insecurity associated with "gig work" and other forms of non-traditional employment has a negative effect on the overall health and wellbeing of workers.
Deep brain stimulation applied to a small brain area associated with reward and motivation resulted in metabolic brain changes over 12 months post-implantation and alleviated some symptoms of depression for those with treatment-resistant depression.
Whole blood exchange effectively decreases the formation of amyloid beta in the brains of mouse models of Alzheimer's disease.
Older adults who received at least one flu vaccination were 40% less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease over the course of a four year follow up than their peers who did not receive a vaccine.
Adolescents and adults whose mothers experienced depression, either during pregnancy or shortly after, had a 70% increased risk of being diagnosed with depression.
The medial temporal lobe and medial parietal cortex work in tandem to assist in the recognition of faces and places.
COVID-19 can have fatal consequences for those with cardiovascular conditions and can also cause cardiac injury in patients without underlying heart conditions.
Paraventricular hypothalamus to ventral lateral septum neurotransmission underlies dynamic feeding associated with emotional state. The network may underly the comorbidity between eating abnormalities experienced while under extreme stress.
Researchers have identified specific brain networks that helps us associate objects with their names. The study sheds light on how the brain connects meaning to words and could help explain why people with neurodegenerative diseases often have problems naming every day objects.