Mechanistic link found between zinc, autism risk genes and abnormal neuronal connections associated with autism spectrum disorders
“We think these findings are going to be the biological basis of a new sense.”
New research with mice may upend our understanding of the connection between the gut and the brain, as well as appetite.
A new study might finally explain why women are more likely to develop the disorders
People who believe in the good nature of others, are highly sensitive or emotionally intelligent, are the most common targets for narcissistic abuse.
Everyone knows what it feels like to have consciousness: it’s that self-evident sense of personal awareness, which gives us a feeling of ownership and control over the thoughts, emotions and experiences that we have every day.
Bem-vindo à psiquiatria 2.0! Já há exames que, ao vasculharem o DNA, indicam quais remédios funcionariam melhor diante de transtornos como depressão
Despite its importance for health and well-being, many American adults find it difficult to consistently get enough sleep. Approximately 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
University of Pittsburgh neuroscientist Peter L. Strick, PhD, and colleagues recently published a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences tracing the neural circuitry connecting various motor and affective regions of the brain to the adrenal medulla and possibly other organs. Dr Strick feels the findings could help explain how so-called “psychosomatic” conditions arise and suggest treatment targets for a variety of disorders. Medscape recently spoke with Dr Strick about his research.