Religious thoughts trigger reward systems in the brain, similar to love and drugs, according to the findings of a new study.
The nervous system may play a bigger role in infections and autoimmune diseases than previously known, according to a new study.
Monkeys can lean simple brain-stimulation patterns that represent their hand and arm position, and can then make use of this information precisely to execute reaching maneuvers, a new study has shown.
In patients with Alzheimer disease (AD), increased cerebrospinal fluid levels of orexin, which helps regulate the sleep-wake cycle, may lead to sleep deterioration, according to a new study. The condition also appears to be associated with cognitive decline.
A computerized surveillance system that allows preschools and child care centers to report illness to local public health departments could improve the detection of disease outbreaks, according to a new study.
Researchers have demonstrated in a new study how an interplay between nutrition, metabolism and immunity is involved in the process of aging.
Psychiatry's most abiding mystery - schizophrenia - might lie in the DNA associated with the body's immune system, according to a new study.
Bats also use patterns of polarized light in the sky to navigate, according to a new study.
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-like planet orbiting a single star in a two-star system, nearly 3,000 light-years away.
It is important to better understand the trafficking patterns of drugs before addressing and enforcing laws. In the related context researchers are devising a new methodology that could be of some help.
Researchers have discovered a new chain reaction in the body's immune system, according to a new study. Researchers using the knowledge, also developed a new treatment against harmful viruses.
According to a new study, using a Wikipedia-based system analysis can accurately predict the severity of a flu season.
Researchers have discovered the world's earliest known cardiovascular system in a shrimp-like creature that existed around 520 million years ago. The findings shed new light on the evolutionary timeline of life existing on the Earth.
According to a new study, a smartphone app was successful in helping alcoholics abstain from drinking.
According to a new study, a computer system can detect fake pain with 85 percent accuracy.