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Changes in RNA splicing: A new mechanism for genetic risk in schizophrenia

New research has identified sections of DNA associated with altered regulation of gene expression underlying schizophrenia. The implicated loci contribute to schizophrenia risk by affecting alternative splicing, part of the process that translates the …

Meditation benefits patients with ALS

An eight-week mindfulness-based meditation program led to improved quality of life and psychological well-being in clinical trial of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Tired teens 4.5 times more likely to commit crimes as adults

Teenagers who self-report feeling drowsy mid-afternoon also tend to exhibit more anti-social behavior such as lying, cheating, stealing and fighting.

Why am I impotent? Common causes and treatments

In this article, learn about physical and psychological causes of impotence, what different treatments are available, and how impotence may be prevented.

Cats do not harm children’s mental health, study finds

Unlike previous research, a new study finds no link between cat ownership in childhood and increased risk of mental health disorders.

Teach yourself everyday happiness with imagery training

Researchers have found that self-guided positive imagery training can successfully combat negative emotions in our daily lives. This tool is so powerful that it also changes the way our brain functions.