By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 00:00
Women who received an epidural during labor showed a decreased risk of postpartum depression as compared to women who did not receive an epidural.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 13:05
People with a GRM3 gene mutation are two to three times more likely to develop schizophrenia or alcohol dependence and nearly three times more likely to develop bipolar disorder.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:13
Drugs that increase the brain's production of dopamine make Parkinson's disease patients more creative.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:41
A new study suggests unclogging the body's protein disposal system could help Alzheimer's patients improve their memory.
By Chris Weller | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:07
Environmental factors are thought to build upon underlying genetic variations, leading to small but incremental changes that produce disorder.
By Shweta Iyer | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:23
Scientists found that targeted therapy using an inexpensive antibiotic could reverse abnormalities in the neurons leading to Down syndrome.
By Ben Wolford | Fri, 07/18/2014 - 17:00
Some patients with Parkinson's disease respond to treatments they aren't actually given. Doctors are trying to understand why.
By Dana Dovey | Thu, 07/17/2014 - 09:30
Not all restaurants are equal in their efforts to accommodate customers' food allergies and dietary restrictions.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 07/16/2014 - 16:45
Male breast cancer is 100 times less common than female breast cancer, but it’s important enough for the FDA to begin recruiting more volunteers for research opportunities.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:41
A 3-year-old saved a sickly older man locked in a hot car by recognizing the man was in trouble and immediately running off to find someone who could help.
By Ben Wolford | Tue, 07/15/2014 - 14:00
Someday, scientists could wield a protein to keep healthy neurons alive and block it to keep brain cancer cells at bay.