Diseases and Disorders

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Men with ADHD are often diagnosed in their childhood, but for girls a diagnosis may not occur until well into adulthood.
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Amid decades of growing antidepressant use, the drugs are showing up in aquatic environments. Even vanishingly small concentrations of these drugs can change fish’s brains and alter their behavior.
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October is ADHD Awareness Month. Learn more about this neurological disorder.
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In short: we don’t think logically about most things.
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Researchers are working against the one-size-fits-all model for brain stimulation dosing with the help of AI.
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Scientists found a way to penetrate the tough shell-like membrane encasing opossum embryos to create the world’s first genetically engineered marsupials.
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And other neuroscience news in August 2021.
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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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Grocery stores and hospitals transformed when the pandemic hit — as did the labs researching COVID-19.
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Light influences the brain more than you can imagine.
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Some neuroscientists think psychedelic drugs and the hallucinations they induce could help reveal how the brain generates our perceptions of the world around us — and of ourselves.
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And other neuroscience news in May 2021.
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The uncertainty of the pandemic’s end has caused stress, anxiety, and even depression.
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