Sometimes, a new way of looking at something can bring to light an entirely new perspective.
The type of fat you eat matters, but a new study suggests that the benefits of good fats vanish when stress enters the picture.
A region of the brain that responds to bad experiences has the opposite reaction to expectations of aversive events in people with depression compared to healthy adults, finds a new UCL study funded by the Medical Research ...
A research team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has discovered a mechanism in the brain that is key to making cocaine seem pleasurable, a finding that could lead to a drug treatment for fighting addiction.
Pregnant women with higher levels of inflammatory cytokines and chemokines, proteins that control communication between cells of the immune system, may be at significantly greater risk of having a child with autism combined ...
Some 40 years since CT scans first revealed abnormalities in the brains of schizophrenia patients, international scientists say the disorder is a systemic disruption to the brain's entire communication system.
Chronic stress can make us worn-out, anxious, depressed—in fact, it can change the architecture of the brain. New research at The Rockefeller University shows that when mice experience prolonged stress, structural changes ...
The visible impacts of depression and stress that can be seen in a person's face—and contribute to shorter lives—can also be found in alterations in genetic activity, according to newly published research.
New research findings often garner great attention. But when other scientists follow up and fail to replicate the findings? Not so much.
The compound CGP3466B, already proven nontoxic for people, may effectively and rapidly treat depression, according to results of a study in mice.