Researchers argue the existing categorical framework for mental illnesses needs to be revised, citing a substantial overlap between disorders, with most patients meeting the criteria for multiple disorders.
Older males who were treated with androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer had an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease over a ten-year follow-up.
Study reveals Neanderthals were able to generate fire, disputing the common theory that Homo Sapiens were the original fire starters.
Pessimistic people are more likely to die earlier from cardiovascular disease and other causes, but not from cancer than those who have a more optimistic outlook on life. However, optimists did not have a greater than average life expectancy.
Older adults who studied to learn a new language showed similar improvements in critical cognitive skills as those who used brain training apps to stay sharp.
It takes willpower to implement temptation-avoidance strategies, researchers report.
Quercetin, a flavonoid found in pickled capers, modulates potassium ion channels in the KCNQ gene family. These channels are influential in human health, and their dysfunction is linked to diseases, including diabetes, epilepsy, and cardiac arrhythmias.
Researchers report stress during fetal development and early childhood can have lasting implications for brain development, leading to increased risks of brain disorders later in life.
A new study provides evidence of an important link between miR-184 and SND1 in the regulation of malignant glioma brain tumors.