Psychology & Psychiatry

Bullying may have long-term health consequences

Bullied children may experience chronic, systemic inflammation that persists into adulthood, while bullies may actually reap health benefits of increasing their social status through bullying, according to researchers at ...

Cardiology

Protein inhibitor holds promise for heart disease treatment

UC Davis scientists have developed a novel cardiovascular agent which, unlike currently available drugs for heart disease, does not target high blood cholesterol or high blood pressure. The experimental agent inhibits C-reactive ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Prenatal inflammation linked to autism risk

Maternal inflammation during early pregnancy may be related to an increased risk of autism in children, according to new findings supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National ...

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