Psychology & Psychiatry

'Switching off' specific brain cells protects against stress

It is well known that long-term exposure to stress can lead to serious psychiatric problems. However, the precise mechanisms underpinning the stress response have remained elusive. Recent advances in microscopic imaging by ...

Health

Diet, exercise, and sleep affect heart health, but why?

Hamburgers may not cause heart attacks, but we have long known that lifestyle choices —including diet, exercise, and sleep patterns—play a role in cardiovascular health. What we don't know is exactly how these factors ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Potential new drug to mitigate SARS-CoV-2 infection consequences

Scientists from the Department of Cell Biology of the University of Malaga (UMA) and the Andalusian Center for Nanomedicine and Biotechnology (BIONAND) have made progress in finding new rapid implementation therapies to combat ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Better stress management is beneficial to newborns

A group of researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have been able to show that maternal psychological wellbeing during pregnancy has a positive effect on newborn infants. Increased telomere length suggests ...

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