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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And other neuroscience news in May 2021.
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The uncertainty of the pandemic’s end has caused stress, anxiety, and even depression.
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Vagus nerve stimulation, in conjunction with physical therapy, could help stroke patients recover more movement.
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More than 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s disease.
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Lars Edvinsson, Peter Goadsby, Michael Moskowitz, and Jes Olesen unraveled the biology of migraine over four decades of research.
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Twenty years of research have established the connection between adverse childhood experiences and long-term health. Now researchers are looking for ways to measure the biology behind the correlation and try to reverse it.
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Increasing evidence suggests that chronic inflammation takes a toll on the brain over the course of a lifetime.
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Addiction psychiatrist Tauheed Zaman helps us sort out some of the commonly held beliefs about marijuana and separate fact from fiction.
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Emerging research suggests that even mild hits to the head may damage the tiny lymphatic vessels that clear toxic chemicals and cellular debris from the brain.
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Treating fears in a virtual environment could make therapies for phobias less difficult and more accessible.
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A quick blow to the head could cause lasting issues in the brain.
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Black History Is showcases Black scientists in the field of neuroscience.
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