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Drug therapy could eventually reverse memory decline in seniors

It may seem normal: As we age, we misplace car keys, or can’t remember a name we just learned or a meal we just...

Shutting off neurons helps bullied mice overcome symptoms of depression

A new drug target to treat depression and other mood disorders may lie in a group of GABA neurons (gamma-aminobutyric acid –the neurotransmitters which...

Weight loss drug helps curb cocaine addictions

The drug topiramate, typically used to treat epilepsy and more recently weight loss, may also help people addicted to both cocaine and alcohol use...

Exercise reorganizes the brain to be more resilient to stress

Physical activity reorganizes the brain so that its response to stress is reduced and anxiety is less likely to interfere with normal brain function,...

Study Shows Potential of Anti-Stress Peptide to Block Alcohol Dependence

New research by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has underlined the power of an endogenous anti-stress peptide in the brain to prevent and...

Potential of anti-stress peptide to block alcohol dependence

New research by scientists at the Scripps Research Institute has underlined the power of an endogenous anti-stress peptide in the brain to prevent and even reverse some of the cellular effects of acute alcohol and alcohol dependence in ...

Research breakthrough hailed on the anniversary of gene discovery

(Cincinnati, OH) -- In a study published today in the Journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team of researchers based in the U.S. and UK revealed that they were able to halt the potentially lethal, breath holding...

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