A young woman has become the first in the world to give birth to a healthy child after doctors restored her fertility by transplanting ovarian tissue that had been removed … Continue Reading World’s first live birth after transplantation of ovarian tissue frozen during childhood.
George Washington University (GW) researchers have found an important sex-dependent difference in the level of RORA protein in brain tissues of males and females. Specifically, females without autism have a … Continue Reading Another neurogenetic piece of the autistic sex-bias puzzle is found.
Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute have uncovered a new mechanism for the regulation of blood pressure. The new study links events at the single-cell level to a system-level … Continue Reading Researchers identify a new mechanism for the regulation of blood pressure.
A team of researchers form the UT Southwestern Medical Center and University of Tsukuba have identified key cells within the brain that are critical for determining circadian rhythms, the 24-hour … Continue Reading Researchers identify elusive cell type in the brain that control circadian rhythms.
An experimental drug developed by QuatRx Pharmaceuticals causes loss of weight and fat in a mouse animal model in a new study from researchers at the Houston Methodist Research Institute. Known … Continue Reading Experimental antidiabetic drug ‘browns’ white fat in animal studies.
Nearly nine out of 10 premenopausal and postmenopausal women in the United States experience hot flashes, night sweats or other disturbances in mood and sleep. Unfortunately, there aren’t many safe … Continue Reading Reduction in menopause-related symptoms associated with non-invasive neurotechnology.
When new medicines are invented, the drug may hit the intended target and nullify the symptoms, but nailing a bull’s eye, one that produces zero side effects, can be quite … Continue Reading New technique gives first-ever view of TSPO anxiety protein structure.
By uncovering the action of two naturally occurring hormones, scientists may have discovered a way to assist in the shedding of excess fat. The findings from Monash University researchers give … Continue Reading Researchers begin to map the control of body fat by the brain.
Washington State University scientists have found a brain protein that boosts the healing power of sleep and speeds an animal’s recovery from the flu. The team determined that a brain-specific … Continue Reading Scientists find brain protein aids influenza recovery.
Why do some people develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) while others who suffered the same ordeal do not? A new UCLA discovery may shed light on the answer. UCLA scientists … Continue Reading Study identifies two genes that boost risk for post-traumatic stress disorder.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the most effective treatment for menopausal symptoms, in particular for younger women at the onset of the menopause, suggests a new review from researchers at … Continue Reading Study highlights gaps in HRT advice and prescribing protocol.
Within a few months after drug withdrawal, patients in recovery from dependence on prescription pain medications may show signs that the body’s natural reward systems are normalizing. The study from … Continue Reading Researchers map clinical neuroimaging markers for opioid withdrawal.