Scientists studying depression in teens have discovered that subtle changes in a gene can predict how the brain reacts to stress, which can cause such health issues as depression, post-traumatic … Continue Reading Researchers find multiple new predictors of stress-related illnesses.
UT Southwestern researchers uncover new brain pathways for understanding Type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified neural pathways that increase understanding of how the brain regulates body weight, energy expenditure, and blood glucose levels, a discovery that can … Continue Reading UT Southwestern researchers uncover new brain pathways for understanding Type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Dysfunction in dopamine signalling profoundly changes the activity level of about 2,000 genes in the brain’s prefrontal cortex and may be an underlying cause of certain complex neuropsychiatric disorders, such … Continue Reading UCI researchers find epigenetic tie to neuropsychiatric disorders.
Throughout a person’s life, their brains adapt to what they learn and memorise. The brain is indeed made up of complex networks of neurons and synapses that are constantly re-configured. … Continue Reading How the brain stabilizes its connections in order to learn better.