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Anxiety

Avocado - a fruit abundant with beta-sitosterol. Photo credit: Shutterstock
18.05.2021

Mice receiving the plant-derived substance were less anxious than the controls

Chen lab mouse adrenals exhibit stress
27.01.2021

Uncovering the activities of the organs, tissues and cells responsible for the body’s stress response as they’ve never before been seen revealed...

human amygdala and cortex
22.01.2019

The price we pay for our advanced brains may be a greater tendency to disorders

MeCP2 and neurons
11.12.2018

The discovery of a new neural mechanism underlying anxiety points to possible treatments

Humans are exposed to stress at different intensities throughout life
01.06.2017

Scientists at the Weizmann Institute prevented the onset of eating disorders through dietary intervention

An entire mouse brain viewed from above: Neuronal extensions connect the two amygdalas
14.03.2017

Weakening communication between two parts of the brain in mice reduced their fear levels

social fish
21.02.2017

Fish with two genes for a crucial protein are helping researchers understand its function in neurodevelopmental disorders

Brain tissue from genetically engineered mice
13.02.2017

A new neural mechanism is found to regulate the chronic stress response

Yizhar, Chen and Prinz
17.11.2016

A method for switching neurons on and off with light helps pinpoint anxiety neurons in the brain

CRFR1 -- only for emergencies
26.05.2016

A stress receptor in the brain is found to regulate metabolic responses to stressful situations differently in male and female mice

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