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Pregnancy changes the brain in profound and long-lasting ways, affecting brain physiology, mood and behaviour.
A survey looking at ayahuasca dangers finds 70% experience physical and 55% mental health adverse effects – but only 2.3% of physical adverse events require medical attention.
Sean Lawler, Associate Professor at Brown University pursues an understanding of cancer through the lens of the molecular and cellular ecosystem and natural selection.
Beer hops have been found to provide unique health benefits for Alzheimer’s disease, preventing the clumping of amyloid beta proteins.
COVID-19 activates the same inflammatory response in the brain as Parkinson’s disease – increasing the risk of future potential neurodegenerative conditions.
Sabine Hölter, Coordinator of the European Brain Research Area cluster PREMOS, calls attention to the translational value of animal models in brain research.
Psilocybin rewires the brain in depressed people by freeing them up from long-held patterns of rumination and excessive self-focus.
Fact or science fiction? A groundbreaking study has shown that human brain cells in a dish can play the video game Pong.
Including cranberries in your diet has a whole host of benefits - it can improve memory and brain function, lower ‘bad’ cholesterol and prevent dementia.
More than half of neurointerventionalists, neurosurgeons, neurologists and radiologists are currently experiencing burnout as a result of provider shortages, covering multiple hospitals simultaneously, and increasing demand for emergency stroke care, and this is only expected to get worse.
Alcohol exposure has been known to frequently develop addiction in our brains, but how many alcoholic drinks does this take and why?
With 15% of the UK population considered neurodivergent, knowing how to support neurodiverse employees is vital for both employer and employee.
To improve understanding of the impact and epidemiology of Alzheimer’s disease, Project Alzheimer’s Value Europe (PAVE) demonstrates the prevalence of Alzheimer’s across the stages of the disease, including prodromal and preclinical – which aren’t recognised by previous studies.
Dementia poses a risk to us all, but research shows that there are leisure activities that are scientifically proven to reduce risk of dementia.
Does thinking make you tired or is it all just in your head? Researchers explain why mental labour makes us feel mentally exhausted Physical labour makes us feel physically tired - but can mental labour have the same effect? Although mental labour does not require physical movement, a study published in...
Smells experienced in nature improve wellbeing and mental health by making us feel more relaxed, joyful, and healthy.
Children with ADHD less able to multitask as brain works differently to those without, but medication can help.
Experiences of racial discrimination increase the risk of physical and mental illnesses and health disorders for people of colour.
Players of video games show enhanced brain activity – potentially giving them useful life tools in perceptual decision-making.
Long-term, high-fat diets both expand the waistline and shrink the brain, heightening the chances of mental illness for people with obesity.