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Neurochemicals play significant roles in emotional and cognitive functions

Study suggests evolutionary changes in human brain potentially cause anxiety.

26 Dec 2019 11:57 AM

Dopamine’s the word

A new phenomenon called ‘dopamine fasting’ has people temporarily switch off from doing things that stimulate them.

27 Nov 2019 12:15 AM

Exercise improves dopamine related brain functions

Exercise enhances brain function in overweight people.

11 Jul 2019 9:39 AM

The music mantra!

As per a recent research, music not only lightens your mood but also helps you efficiently do tasks.

27 Jun 2019 1:05 AM

Having positive attitude helps fight cancer, says study

Some immune cell subsets like Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells (MDSCs), support tumour growth by suppressing anti-tumour immune response.

16 Jul 2018 8:18 AM


The dangerous side of gaming

There are many people who have become addicts to video games.

28 Jun 2018 12:31 AM

Study finds smartphones could help measure Parkinson's disease symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects dopamine-producing nerve cells in the brain.

07 Apr 2018 10:42 AM

Elevated dopamine levels can cause hallucinations

Our brain uses prior experiences to generate sensory expectations that help fill in the gaps when sounds or images are distorted or unclear.

17 Feb 2018 3:16 PM

Scientists test nose spray to kick gambling habit

The spray contains naloxone, an emergency treatment for opiate overdoses.

09 Jan 2018 7:58 AM

New treatments for nicotine addiction in the offing

Normally, these brain structures have a system in place to curtail nicotine addiction.

28 Dec 2017 4:18 PM


Women's brain reacts differently than men while helping others

Women put more subjective value on prosocial behavior and men find selfish behavior more valuable.

16 Oct 2017 3:27 PM

Here's why women are kinder than men

According to study carried out by University of Zurich, male and female brains react differently to prosocial and selfish behaviour.

11 Oct 2017 11:38 AM

Find out why we are sleepy when bored

According to researchers, the ‘feel good’ centre of the brain helps people enjoy food and sex also makes them sleepy.

03 Oct 2017 12:54 PM

New technique to help track dopamine in brain found: study

The device can help monitor whether therapies aimed at boosting dopamine levels are succeeding

04 Mar 2017 10:07 AM