Study explores the wide-ranging, negative effects of social isolation on both psychological and physiological well-being.
Microglia help limit infection to the olfactory bulb and protects neurons from damage that could occur as a result of viral infection.
Corticotropin-releasing factor and neuropeptide Y work in synchronized opposition to each other to remodel and rewire neurons in the amygdala as a response to stress. The process, researchers say, can be manually reversed to help relieve anxiety.
Famotidine (Pepcid AC), an over-the-counter medication used to treat indigestion, shows promise as a potential treatment for COVID-19.
NMDA receptor hypofunction is involved in the reduction of sleep spindles and delta oscillations, which appear in the brain during deep natural sleep. Findings confirm the role NMDA receptors play in sleep disorders that accompany psychotic states.
Hippocampal adult-born neurons are responsible for memory consolidation during REM sleep.
Females who attend school for longer have better memory ability in old age, a new study reports. For each year of education, memory gains were, on average, five times greater for women than the losses experienced due to each year of aging.
Psilocybin reduces activity in the claustrum, an area of the brain believed to contribute to consciousness and sense of self. Researchers say the reduced activity may tie in with the reduced sense of self and ego often associated with psychedelic drug …
Researchers have identified 27 protein biomarkers that can predict whether a patient with COVID-19 is likely to develop severe coronavirus symptoms.
The medial temporal lobe and medial parietal cortex work in tandem to assist in the recognition of faces and places.