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A novel therapeutic target for recovery after stroke

Researchers have discovered a new mechanism to explain the effects of subcortical strokes and a new possible therapeutic approach.

Brain structural elements in psychiatric disorders

While researchers have previously identified brain structural signatures associated with individual neurological diseases using techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), a team of scientists has now compared data from multiple studies to fin…

Poor sleep at night ‘spills over’ into children’s emotional lives

Poor sleep harms children’s mental health and emotional stability according to a new study.

Sensory neurons outside the brain drive autistic social behaviors, study suggests

A new study lends further evidence that the social behaviors tied to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) emerge from abnormal function of sensory neurons outside the brain.

Probiotics alone or combined with prebiotics may help ease depression

Probiotics either taken by themselves or when combined with prebiotics, may help to ease depression, suggests a review of the available evidence.

Motherhood overrides the brain’s decision-making

Motherhood takes over the brain’s decision-making regions to prioritize caring for offspring, according to new research.