People suffering from insomnia may have an increased risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure and stroke..studies have found an association between insomnia, which affects up to 30% of the general population, and an increased risk of developing heart disease and stroke.Read more
Researchers have identified alternate chemistry that could account for the various pathologies associated with Alzheimer’s diseaseRead more
Chemists found a simple route to synthesize azetidines..These synthetic azetidines could help simplify drug design for neurological diseases..Read more
A team of scientists in Korea and the United States have invented a device that can control neural circuits using a tiny brain implant controlled by a smartphone.Read more
Scientist have identified a link between exposure to high levels of estrogen sex hormones in the womb and the likelihood of developing autism.Read more
Autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders often aren’t diagnosed until a child is a few years of age, when behavioral interventions and speech/occupational therapy become less effective.
But new research this week in PNAS suggests that two simple, quantifiable measures spontaneous fluctuations in pupil dilation or heart rate could enable much earlier diagnosis of Rett syndrome and possibly other disorders with autism-like features.
A new study demonstrates that a gut infection can lead to a pathology resembling Parkinson’s disease (PD) in a mouse model lacking a gene linked to the human disease.Read more
Scientists say the loss of a single gene two to three million years ago in our ancestors may have resulted in a heightened risk of cardiovascular disease in all humans as a species, while also setting up a further risk for red meat-eating humans.Read more
A team scientists and physicians has identified a cellular connection between diabetes and one of its major complications blood vessel narrowing that increases risks of several serious health conditions, including heart disease and stroke.Read more
Neuroscientists have discovered a new type of cell that keeps time so regularly that it may serve as the brain’s long-hypothesized clock or metronome.Read more