Neuroscience

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New review suggests there is “no convincing evidence” that low serotonin levels cause depression

A widely held belief about the relationship between serotonin and depression is being contested by a University College London research group. (Credit: Bryan Bruno/MidCityTMS) The serotonin theory of depression postulates serotonin

COVID-19, COVID-19 news, Immunology, Med Lifestyle, Medical News, Neuroscience, Post-COVID-19 syndrome, World health
Memory impairment and difficulties focusing among the symptoms COVID ‘long-haulers’ continue to face

A UC San Diego research team has revealed the neurological conditions that many people face months following infection by SARS-CoV-2. The first batch of data from the University of California

Diabetes, Longevity, Medical News, Metabolic syndrome, Neurocognitive disorders, Neuroscience
Age-related cognitive decline shown to be accelerated by type 2 diabetes

According to a newly published study, age-related cognitive decline occurs at an increased rate of 26% in those with type 2 diabetes (T2D) compared to people without the disease. (Credit:

Biotechnology, Genetics, Medical News, Mood disorders, Neurocognitive disorders, Neuroscience
CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing shown to change social behaviors in animal models

A Georgia State University research team has used CRISPR gene editing technology to show how the Avpr1a receptor affects social behaviors in hamsters. CRISPR-Cas9 technology was utilized by a team

Cancer, Diabetes, Diet, Featured, Medical News, Metabolic syndrome, Neuroscience, Obesity, World health
Yale researchers uncover key regulator of weight-gain suggesting a treatment target for metabolic disorders

A Yale research team found that a protein called, augmentor-alpha, is a key regulator of body weight in mice. (Picture: Obese mice (right) and normal-sized mice (left) in a study

Alzheimer's disease, Longevity, Medical News, Neurocognitive disorders, Neuroscience, World health
Late-life alcohol abuse shown to be a possible symptom of dementia

People over 40 years old who develop alcohol abuse behaviors may be doing so in response to underlying brain disorders, such as early-onset dementia. According to a new study, adults