Neuroscience

Anxiety-depressive disorder changes brain genes activity

Russian neuroscientists discovered that anxiety-depressive disorder in mice is associated with impaired energy metabolism in the brain. The obtained data provides a fresh look at depression development and other psycho-emotional ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India reports 80 Zika cases, 22 pregnant women

India has reported an outbreak of the Zika virus with 80 confirmed cases since last month including 22 pregnant women in the western state of Rajasthan, officials said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Like Zika, West Nile virus causes fetal brain damage, death in mice

West Nile and Powassan - can spread from an infected pregnant mouse to her fetuses, causing brain damage and fetal death, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The findings suggest ...

Neuroscience

Brain guides body much sooner than previously believed

The brain plays an active and essential role much earlier than previously thought, according to new research from Tufts University scientists which shows that long before movement or other behaviors occur, the brain of an ...

Neuroscience

Sedative combats virus that can cause birth defects

A common sedative may help combat common viral infections that can cause birth defects in developing babies, Yale researchers report June 19 in the Journal of Neuroscience.

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