Researchers have developed a family of adeno-associated viral vectors (AAVs) that are able to cross the blood-brain barrier to deliver gene therapies directly to the brain.
Pregnant women who drink small-to-moderate amounts of alcohol during pregnancy risk altering their baby's brain structure and delaying brain development.
One-quarter of teens and young adults engaged in episodes of self-harm on more than one occasion. Repeated self-harm episodes are more likely to occur during the first year of the first episode, with the greatest risk within the first month.
Whole brain functional connectivity patterns successfully classified six basic emotions from neutral expressions.
Study reveals a link between diastolic blood pressure and an increased risk of neurotic personality traits. Controlling blood pressure can help to reduce anxiety, depression, and neuroticism.
Infants as young as 14 months can contemplate several alternatives on their own if they have been exposed to an object that is not clearly recognizable and is open to interpretation.
Results of a phase three clinical trial of a novel brain cancer vaccine, DCVax-L, that uses a patient's stem cells to target cancer cells extend survival by many months to years for glioblastoma patients.
People who ate almonds lowered their energy intake by 300 kilojoules at their following meal. Almonds alter appetite-regulating hormones and help to reduce food intake.
Having one or more retail outlets selling alcohol for off-premises consumption in a neighborhood was associated with a 13.5% increase in cases of child abuse and 10.5% more children being entered into the foster care system.