New study finds it's not just dopamine-producing cells, but likely ones that secrete norepinephrine, as well, that kick-start the movement disorder
When the body does not properly manage insulin levels, diabetes and other metabolic disorders are familiar outcomes. That hormonal imbalance, however, has also been linked to a higher risk for psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia.
New study counteracts neurobiological dogma, which says inhibiting new protein formation in the brain causes memory loss
Decades of research and billions of dollars go into developing and marketing drugs. Here's the life span of a typical brain drug—Cymbalta, a popular antidepressant
New insights into the psychological phenomenon called learned helplessness help in making strategies
Insomnia and depression may arise from common genes
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new med to treat fibromyalgia, a mysterious disease characterized by chronic widespread pain, fatigue, sleep disturbances and depression.
When I saw all the headlines going around focused on this paper, I KNEW I had to check it out. Heck, sometimes Twitter is faster than my Pubmed alerts!
A new technology shows real-time communication among neurons that promises to reveal brain activity in unprecedented detail
Research finds that dreams may help consolidate and soothe troubled memories and experiences. Christie Nicholson reports
The mechanism behind antidepressant drugs is unveiled, which could lead to better treatments for depression and anxiety disorders
It's better than an ant farm. It's more exciting than a flea circus. Welcome to Cricket Fight Club. The first rule of Cricket Fight Club is: you do not talk about Cricket Fight Club.
Every so often there comes a truly "headdesk" moment in science. A moment where you sit there, stunned by a new finding, and thinking, blankly..."OK, now what?" For psychiatry and behavioral pharmacology, one of those moments came a few weeks ago with the findings of a meta-analysis published in the British Medical Journal (Eyding et al.
A technology program tries to enhance the brain’s learning ability
There's nothing in this world so sweet as love. And next to love the sweetest thing is hate.- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I stare hard into his hazel eyes.