NapA, a protein associated with the peptidoglycan of Borrelia burgdorferi, plays an amplifying role in causing inflammation in Lyme disease associated arthritis.
Gray matter was reduced in areas of the frontal gyri of patients with COVID-19. Significant gray matter reductions were seen in those who received oxygen therapy and in those who reported fever. The findings suggest coronavirus affects the frontotempor…
People with a poor sense of smell are 50% more likely to be hospitalized for pneumonia than those with a good sense of smell.
Neurological symptoms associated with COVID-19, from losing the sense of smell to stroke, are linked to a six-fold higher risk of dying as a result of coronavirus.
Older people who feel or act younger than their biological age tend to have better cognitive function, lower stress, and less inflammation than their peers who feel their age.
People who experience schadenfreude, the emotion of feeling pleasure at another person’s misfortune, when they hear a controversial celebrity is sick are less willing to take preventative health measures themselves.
Researchers explore the link between childhood trauma and the increased risk of developing mental and physical health problems as adults.
Loneliness in middle-aged men increased the risk of them developing cancer by 10%.
Researchers have identified acute transverse myelitis (ATM) in a number of COVID-19 patients. ATM, which is marked by inflammation of the spinal cord, is a rare neurological disorder that can lead to spinal cord lesions, paralysis, and bowel dysfunction.
Researchers have carried out clinical trials to test a mutation-specific vaccine against malignant brain tumors. The vaccine has been found to be safe and effective in triggering the desired immune response in the brain cancer tumors.
Airway hyperresponsiveness in asthma induced by methacholine is partly due to mast cells, a new study reports.
A new study investigates psychedelic medicine on brain activity and the potential for using psychedelics to treat a range of disorders.
Since 2010, there has been an absolute rise in mortality for adults without a college degree. For those with higher education experience, mortality rates have decreased during the same time period.
Study reveals a significant number of COVID-19 survivors suffer from a range of neuropsychological and cognitive problems following recovery. Coronavirus survivors report experiencing PTSD, depression, memory impairments, and attention impairments upon…
More than 80% of patients nearing the end of life reported experiencing dreams that were vivid, meaningful, and transformative. Patients reported the dreams made them feel supported, reassured and helped them to accept their impending death.
Exposure to unpleasant stimuli that might make you feel queasy or disgusted may be evolution’s way of keeping us healthy and helping us to avoid infection.
A new, lasting consequence of COVID-19 infection has been identified. Researchers report they have identified significant abnormalities in the eyes of those with severe coronavirus infection.
Middle-aged people who experienced mental health problems during youth aged at a faster pace, showed greater declines in sensory, motor, and cognitive functions, and were rated as looking older than their peers.
Many patients report symptoms of “brain fog” and confusion as a result of COVID-19 infection. Researchers report inflammatory molecules in the cerebral spinal fluid could be the cause of brain fog associated with coronavirus. Anti-inflammatory drugs, s…
A new AI system is not only able to analyze potential new variants of COVID-19, it can also vaccine design cycles within minutes, researchers report.