Anxiety may accelerate the progression of mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease. Brain scans revealed patients who progressed from MCI to Alzheimer's disease had decreased volume in the hippocampus and entorhinal cortex.
People with schizophrenia struggle to manage low-level negative emotions as the negative emotions increase. Those with schizophrenia are less likely to employ coping strategies when stressed than those without the disorder, causing an escalation in their negative emotions.
New research suggests brain circuits which control obsessive compulsive behavior are intertwined with circuits which control food intake and body weight. The findings could have implications for treating obsessive compulsive disorder.
Researchers report pupil dilation in reaction to negative facial expressions could predict a risk for relapse in those with depression.
Researchers use induced pluripotent stem cells to advance disease-in-a-dish modeling of ataxia telangiectasia, a rare genetic disorder associated with progressive loss of function in the cerebellum. Their discovery shows the positive effects of drugs that may lead to effective new treatments for the neurodegenerative disease.
According to a new study, researchers believe they have discovered a potential new cause of Alzheimer's disease.
According to researchers, there is no link between psychiatric disorders and an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Glucosamine is a major component of brain glycogen, a new study reports.
A new study reports people who have a family history of alcohol use disorder release more dopamine in the ventral striatum as a response to the expectation of receiving an alcoholic drink than those without a family history of alcoholism.