The underpinnings of eating disorders may lie in altered brain circuits similar to those in people with substance abuse problems.
In most cases of ALS, a toxin released by cells that normally nurture neurons in the brain and spinal cord can trigger loss of the nerve cells affected in the disease, report Columbia researchers.
A small region of the hippocampus known as CA2 is essential for social memory, the ability of an animal to recognize another of the same species.
During this year’s unrelenting winter, the problem of energy insecurity continues to go unreported despite its toll on the most vulnerable.
The American Medical Association has honored P&S student Gregory Joice for his research.
Tougher tobacco control policies in China could save close to 13 million lives by the year 2050, according to a new study from P&S researcher Andrew Moran.