Neuroscience

Brain changes behind pain sensitivity may affect older women more

A new study has found that the brain system enabling us to inhibit our own pain changes with age, and that gender-based differences in those changes may lead females to be more sensitive to moderate pain than males as older ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study provides insights into depression via ophthalmology

Scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry measured the pupillary reaction of participants while they were solving a task. In healthy participants, the pupils dilated during the task in anticipation of a reward, ...

Neuroscience

Mapping brain repair and remodeling after stroke

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have cataloged the cellular response to stroke in a preclinical model, identifying the immune cells involved and the roles they may play in the days and weeks following a stroke.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

RSV shown to infect nerve cells, cause inflammation and damage

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a common infection in children and senior adults, can also infect nerve cells and trigger inflammation leading to nerve damage, according to a new Tulane University study.

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