Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How Huntington's disease affects different neurons

In patients with Huntington's disease, neurons in a part of the brain called the striatum are among the hardest-hit. Degeneration of these neurons contributes to patients' loss of motor control, which is one of the major ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Video: Light therapy can help with seasonal affective disorder

Adding the cold, dark days of winter on top of holiday stress can do a number on a person's mental health. It could lead to seasonal affective disorder―a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Mom's dietary fat rewires male and female brains differently

More than half of all women in the United States are overweight or obese when they become pregnant. While being or becoming overweight during pregnancy can have potential health risks for moms, there are also hints that it ...

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