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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Water insecurity isn’t only a physical health matter. It’s a mental health issue, too.
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Learn about lives that have reimagined brain science fields as we celebrate ten years of neuroscience storytelling on BrainFacts.org.
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Ryan Tomm supports his Indigenous Canadian community through research and outreach.
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Fluctuating levels of estrogen during a period known as perimenopause can wreak havoc on the mental health of women in midlife.
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Cognitive behavioral therapy is proving to work well, but only for some patients.
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The vagus nerve may be the body’s earliest detector of inflammatory infections — and trigger for healing autoimmune conditions.
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Working out buffs up the body — and perhaps the mind, too. New research is revealing how physical activity can reduce and even ward off depression, anxiety and other psychological ailments.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in March 2022.
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Physician-scientist Phyllis Zee lays out the implications obstructive sleep apnea can have on sleep-wake cycles and health.
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The axolotl can regrow almost any body part. Its regenerative ability may one day improve spinal cord injury treatments.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in February 2022.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in January 2022.
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