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Depression and anxiety are common, debilitating and chronic mental health conditions which can be difficult to effectively treat. We aim here to...

In addition to living with this challenging neurological disorder, many people with epilepsy also suffer from mood disorders such as depression....

Chronic stress is linked to the development of psychiatric disturbances, such as depression and anxiety disorders. Interestingly, these disorders...

A recent series of press reports have suggested that sugary drinks may impair cognition in rodents. However, these studies use rudimentary assays for...

How do brain waves control cognitive processes? Using a combination of in vivo electrophysiology and sophisticated cognitive paradigms of working...

NMDA receptors are brain ion channels involved in a range of cognitive functions. NMDA receptor antagonists block the opening of these channels, and...

Epilepsy is a serious neurological condition which is characterised by spontaneous seizures, or 'fits'. Current medications are effective...

People with epilepsy suffer from seizures - acute episodes of excessive and synchronous brain activity. Stress is the most widely reported...

Brain inflammation appears to play a critical role in the pathogenesis of epilepsy. A major cell type involved in inflammatory cascades are the...