Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Updated recommendations for chlamydia, gonorrhea screenings

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends chlamydia and gonorrhea screening for all sexually active women aged 24 years and younger and those aged 25 years and older at increased risk for infection. ...

Neuroscience

Who's in cognitive control?

Are you able to start a task and stick with it, all the way through, ignoring the temptations of the internet or the sudden realization that you should probably do the laundry?

Neuroscience

White matter and schizophrenia

Schizophrenia, a disturbance of functional connections within brain networks, has been extensively studied by MRI. However, functional alterations involving white matter (WM) have not previously been investigated, especially ...

Neuroscience

Mice can learn much faster than previously thought

Your commute to work may seem like a mundane thing, but it is a great example of the complicated tasks our brains must carry out on a daily basis: navigation, memory, decision-making, sensory processing, and so on. Researchers ...