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Study provides mechanistic insight into effects of regular coffee drinking on the brain’s network

Study provides mechanistic insight into effects of regular coffee drinking on the brain’s network

Listening to music can help older adults sleep better, finds study

Listening to music can help older adults sleep better, finds study

Study provides preliminary evidence for a neurocognitive subtype of PTSD

Study provides preliminary evidence for a neurocognitive subtype of PTSD

Blood-brain barrier and its effect on the immune system play a role in schizophrenia

Blood-brain barrier and its effect on the immune system play a role in schizophrenia

MIND Institute study of anxiety in children with ASD has now expanded to offer online treatment

MIND Institute study of anxiety in children with ASD has now expanded to offer online treatment

Nearly 20% of U.S. adults experience chronic pain

Nearly 20% of U.S. adults experience chronic pain

SARS-CoV-2 does not directly infect the brain but can inflict neurological damage

SARS-CoV-2 does not directly infect the brain but can inflict neurological damage

Markers of fear recall differ between sexes, but in a hormone-dependent manner

Markers of fear recall differ between sexes, but in a hormone-dependent manner

Analysis: Hispanic, Black, and Native Americans have carried the burden of COVID-19 pandemic

Analysis: Hispanic, Black, and Native Americans have carried the burden of COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers explore ways to reduce firearm-related death and injury

Researchers explore ways to reduce firearm-related death and injury

UZH study establishes an objective neurobiological measure for stress resilience

UZH study establishes an objective neurobiological measure for stress resilience

Study observes neurological and psychiatric outcomes in recovered COVID-19 patients six months post-infection

Study observes neurological and psychiatric outcomes in recovered COVID-19 patients six months post-infection

Multi-center study to provide evidence-based guidance on how to treat youth anxiety

Multi-center study to provide evidence-based guidance on how to treat youth anxiety

Novel ultrasensitive assay to measure cathepsin B in the blood

Novel ultrasensitive assay to measure cathepsin B in the blood

Cannabis users genetically predisposed to schizophrenia may have higher risk for psychosis

Cannabis users genetically predisposed to schizophrenia may have higher risk for psychosis

Study finds correlation between COVID-19 pandemic and six unhealthy eating behaviors

Study finds correlation between COVID-19 pandemic and six unhealthy eating behaviors

Antidepressant exposure in the womb may increase offspring's risk of affective disorders

Antidepressant exposure in the womb may increase offspring's risk of affective disorders

Researchers discover genetic risk factors for childhood OCD

Researchers discover genetic risk factors for childhood OCD

Early cardiac events pose major and different risks in close relatives, finds study

Early cardiac events pose major and different risks in close relatives, finds study

COVID-19 vaccine may precipitate the development of functional neurological disorder

COVID-19 vaccine may precipitate the development of functional neurological disorder