Neuroscience

Researchers pioneer noninvasive gene therapy for brain disorders

A new method developed by a research team led by Rice University's Jerzy Szablowski offers hope for treating brain disorders through gene therapy. The innovative approach could transform treatments for inherited conditions ...

Health

2.6 million die annually due to alcohol: WHO

Alcohol kills nearly three million people annually, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, adding that while the death rate had dropped slightly in recent years it remained "unacceptably high".

Psychology & Psychiatry

Where refugees live matters to their long term mental health

A recently published study led by Dr. Peter Schofield found that refugees living in a neighborhood with a higher proportion of co-nationals were less likely to be diagnosed with a psychotic disorder, like schizophrenia, or ...

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