A new study published in Nucleic Acid Research outlines the discovery that squid are able to "edit" their messenger RNA (mRNA) to an astonishing degree – several orders of magnitude more than humans.READ MORE
Whilst the classic symptoms of COVID-19 – fever, persistent dry cough, shortness of breath – are now drummed into anyone following the spread of this novel coronavirus, a potential new symptom has begun to be reported by medical experts – a loss of smell or taste.
Abnormal striatal function can be a promising biomarker for the diagnosis of schizophrenia and treatment response, according to a new study.READ MORE
New work in mice has found that a widely distributed network of neurotensinergic neurons regulates non-REM sleep, which also implicates a critical role of the neuropeptide neurotensin.READ MORE
A team of researchers from the University of Zurich has published two studies that elucidate how stem cells promote neuronal growth in tissue regeneration and in cancer progression.READ MORE
The substance named Lu AF60097 may help reduce side effects from tricyclic antidepressants in those with severe depression.READ MORE
A new study has for the first time uncovered a neurodegenerative disorder in which children experience developmental regression and severe epilepsy.READ MORE
An immune reaction in the brain seems to play a major role in the development of Alzheimer's disease. In a way, it "adds fuel to the fire" and apparently causes an inflammation that, in a sense, keeps kindling itself. The study has now been published in the journal Cell Reports.