Understanding the role of cortisol in suicide risk may lead to new treatments.
Lighter mornings set off a vital biological chain reaction that sets you up for the day.
Most pregnant women are aware of the advice to quit smoking, avoid alcohol, and fear soft cheese, but much less is done to avoid stress during pregnancy, despite its harms.
Tough events are tough on the brain.
Hair samples reveal how stress and obesity are linked.
The festive season is an intense time of year. Neuroscience can shed some light on what it does to our brains.
Long after people with dementia have forgotten the names of their loved ones, they can still recall songs they learned in their teenage years.
Anti-doping authorities divide steroids into good and bad ones. Yet the more you look at them close up, the more similar they actually are.
Sleep allows many of our hormones to replenish so we have the optimal energy, immunity, appetite and coping ability to face the day’s highs and lows.
Diagnostic labels usually describe symptoms, attempt to answer the question of what is wrong, and lead to a treatment plan. But "borderline personality disorder" fails on all three counts.
"Hangry" is an amalgam of hungry and angry that describes the distinct grumpiness that some people experience when they haven't eaten for a while. Ring a bell?