Seizures and mood disorders such as depression may share the same genetic cause in some people with epilepsy, a new study suggests.
Myriad Genetics plans to partner with the US Department of Veterans Affairs to assess the company’s GeneSight genetic test in veterans with depression.
A major study has found that people who are overweight cut their lifespan by 2 months for every extra kg they carry, and that education leads to a longer life.
Genetics account for as much as four out of five cases of schizophrenia according to new research.
Disorder in 1 gene triggers a chain reaction that disrupts the construction and stability of the brain’s developing connections
An alteration impairing the expression of certain proteins might hide the genesis of part of brain dysfunctions observed in schizophrenia patients.
A new kind of antibody that may combat several neurodegenerative conditions has been discovered
Researchers show that eliminating the gene encoding Lef1 disrupts the development of certain nerve cells in the hypothalamus that affect stress and anxiety.
Evolution has improved upon the genetic foundations of human health for millennia. But could that have recently gone in reverse?