Anxiety disorder is a mental ailment that leads to unnecessary anxiety over different activities and events.
Regular cannabis exposure in rats during pregnancy may cause their offspring to have long-term cognitive deficiencies, asocial behavior, and anxiety later in adulthood.
Researchers have developed a method for concentrating and releasing drugs in the brain with pinpoint accuracy.
Not much is known about the fundamental mechanisms in the brain of hallucinogenic drugs and the way they induce their hallucinogenic effects.
New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis helps illuminate a surprising mind-body connection.
Beginning in March, as COVID-19 cases surged in various states in the U.S., the COVID-19 Pandemic Breast Cancer Consortium released recommendations that operations for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) be deferred due to the pandemic.
Artificial intelligence can increase the effectiveness of drug repositioning or repurposing research, according to a study published in Translational Psychiatry.
Imagine a young girl with a peanut allergy, so stricken by fear of anaphylaxis that she no longer takes part in everyday activities many children take for granted.
Oxytocin is the so-called “cuddle hormone” or “love hormone” that plays a role in strengthening the relationship between the mother and child and controlling social bonding.
Depressed mood or anxiety exhibited in COVID-19 patients may possibly be a sign the virus affects the central nervous system, according to an international study led by a University of Cincinnati College of Medicine researcher.
Some individuals love meeting new people, while others abhor the idea. For individuals with conditions such as autism, unfamiliar social interactions can produce negative emotions such as fear and anxiety.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network--an alliance of leading cancer centers in the United States--today announced the NCCN Distress Thermometer has been translated into 46 languages.
To make new memories, our brain cells first must find one another. Small protrusions that bud out from the ends of neurons' long, branching tentacles dock neurons together so they can talk.
A highly sensitive blood test has been found to accurately diagnose and classify different types of brain tumors, resulting in more accurate diagnosis.
A novel molecule LIH383 developed by scientists at the Luxembourg Institute of Health binds to and inhibits a formerly unknown opioid receptor in the brain.
When the body continues to perform its daily biological processes neurotransmitters, regulate the level of electrical activity inside the brain.
Research has found that revegetation of green spaces within cities can improve soil microbiota diversity towards a more natural, biodiverse state.
Scientists carried out a genome-wide analysis of over 435,000 people, revealing 29 genetic variants associated with problematic drinking.
Fatty food may feel like a friend during these troubled times, but new research suggests that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can hinder our ability to concentrate - not great news for people whose diets have gone south while they're working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researcher Staci Gruber, Ph.D., will use funding provided by Harvard University to further her studies into different types of cannabis-based products.
The surge in CBD popularity means more farmers are growing non-intoxicating strains of cannabis, or hemp, for CBD production.