Epigenetics is a process whereby environmental factors can affect DNA and the mechanism by which DNA is transcribed and translated into proteins. Epigenetic regulation has been observed to affect a … Continue Reading Researchers reprogram social behaviour in carpenter ants using epigenetic drugs.
Depression affects an estimated 350 million people worldwide and poses a major public health challenge, according to the World Health Organization. Researchers have discovered an unconventional way that serotonin is … Continue Reading New source of serotonin in the brain found and the effects on SSRI’s identified.
A new study by Johns Hopkins researchers links a well-known cell communication pathway called Notch to one of the most common brain tumours found in children. Their study suggests the … Continue Reading Notch pathway mapped and linked to common pediatric brain tumour.
Neurobiologists at NYU Langone, University of Pennsylvania, University of Lyon and Linkoping University have found a surprising and paradoxical effect of abuse-related cues in rat pups, those cues also can lower depressive-like behaviour … Continue Reading Neuroimaging maps cues associated with infant abuse which help to reduce stress in the adult brain.