What are the consequences of diabetes?
Silymarin is a substance that works as an antioxidant, is anti-inflammatory and increases BDNF levels. When diabetes caused anxiety, and decreases learning and memory capabilities, silymarin might help.
White and brown rat walking on a branch
Chronic social stress has a huge impact on well-being. Gamma oscillations have been found to be an electrophysiological link between social stress and reward processing.
Most humans can tell you they’re in pain. However, assessing pain sensitivity in rodents during preclinical studies is a challenge.
Researching learning and memory
Scientists have found out that a low dose of the tranquilizer diazepam reduces the breakdown of neurons, seen in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
EthoVision XT video tracking software for zebrafish and other species
Are you interested in starting a new lab, or perhaps in updating your current lab to its maximum potential? If so, this list of ultimate neuroscience software tools is the place to begin.
Enhanced rewarding effect of nicotine in diabetes
Why are the rewarding effects of nicotine greater in diabetic rats?
PTSD and immune system
It is pretty well-known that stress and anxiety have an effect on the immune system. This can be a real problem, especially in psychiatric disorders.
Neonatal white matter injury
Preterm birth is a major problem in neonatal healthcare. Erik van Tilborg developed a new animal model to closely mimic this clinical situation, an important step in finding new treatment options.
Rat in open field
Here are six recommendations the authors list to improve the translational and predictive value of behavioral readouts.
Mouse on shelter in PhenoTyper
Scientists have been performing open field tests for quite some time now. Over the years it has become one of the most popular tests in rodent behavioral research. So what’s not to love?
Sleepy rats
As humans, we help each other because it is the right thing to do. We help our friends and our family. And of course we help strangers as well. Right?