New lung model raises hopes for more realistic modeling of new drugs and therapies.
Satisfying relationships can help prevent chronic illnesses
A new study finds that the quality of our relationships later in life can affect our chances of developing chronic disease.
Why do our brains prioritize emotional memory?
Understanding how our brain regulates emotional memory could help treat disorders such as depression or PTSD.
Paid parental leave protects mental health, review finds
An extensive review adds to the mounting evidence that paid parental leave protects long-term mental health in both mothers and fathers.
New blood test to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease via brain-derived protein
A sensitive blood test has been developed to detect a protein biomarker of Alzheimer’s disease known as brain-derived tau.
A revolutionary treatment for sleeping sickness
A new drug called acoziborole in clinical trials offers hope as an easy-to-administer treatment for sleeping sickness in remote areas.
Leveraging our gut bacteria to treat depression
An extensive database will help scientists better understand the link between our gut microbiota and depression to inform new, tailored therapies.