Scientists have long wondered why almost all animals sleep, despite the disadvantages to survival of being unconscious. Now, researchers led by a team from the University of Tsukuba… read more.
Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc announced that the FDA approved Xywav (calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium oxybates) oral solution for the treatment of idiopathic hypersomnia in adults. The company plans… read more.
It’s so commonplace we barely give it a second thought, but human brains seem hardwired to see human faces where there are none — in objects as varied… read more.
Article written by Gary Finnegan. It is well-established that the children of people with serious mental health issues can be affected by their parents’ illness. Now new research… read more.
Exercise and a healthy diet in childhood leads to adults with bigger brains and lower levels of anxiety, according to new UC Riverside research in mice.
A novel psychological therapy that encourages addressing emotional experiences related to trauma, conflict and relationship problems has been found helpful for people with the chronic pain condition fibromyalgia.
by Bruce Sylvester: A single exposure to general anesthesia does not lead to a cognitive risk in healthy children under age three, researchers reported On June 7, 2016… read more.
by Bruce Sylvester: In high income countries, loneliness and social isolation appear to increase the risk of stroke or coronary artery disease by about 30 per cent, researchers… read more.
by Bruce Sylvester: Researchers report that mindfulness meditation can significantly reduce pain but that it does not employ the endogenous opioid system to do so. The findings appeared… read more.
Schizophrenia, which affects 2 million to 3 million people in the U.S., causes hallucinations, delusions and disorganization. Left untreated, the disease can cause a significant loss in quality… read more.