Repairing damaged nerves in a rodent study marks a crucial first step toward bringing back lost movement
Shutting down an overactive enzyme could become a general treatment, rather than one solely intended for the few who inherit a mutated Parkinson’s gene
Areas outside the brain may play a role in a chain reaction related to dementia, but the path from gut to head remains elusive
Schizophrenia shares some genetic variants with several psychiatric conditions—and similar overlaps are seen for personality traits and migraines in a massive study
The science shows that they have nothing to do with each other and never have
About one in 68 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism, according to the latest U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data
ADHD isn’t just “kids being kids.” Attention Deficit–Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) had a star turn in the recent, high-profile murder trial of University of Virginia lacrosse star George Huguely.
Looking around the ever-more-crowded globe, you might conclude that human sperm counts are just fine, thank you very much. Hitting the 7 billion mark as a species can lead to such conclusions.
Ponder the louse. Consider its plural, lice. Try now not to scratch the multiple itches that have just populated your head at the very thought of these near-microscopic insects crawling around in that forest of hair follicles, laying eggs, sucking blood, and generally creeping you out.