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Beyond Statistics: The impact of neurodegenerative diseases on women
Nov 29, 2023, 5:00 am UTC6 min
Compared to heart disease, research on sex and gender differences in neurodegenerative diseases is in its infancy.
The neglected science of Huntington’s disease in females
Nov 22, 2023, 5:00 am UTC4 min
This rare neurodegenerative condition affects females differently than males. Learn how—and why studying those sex (and gender) differences matters.
The "protein-misfolding problem": How some neurodegenerative disorders intersect
Nov 15, 2023, 5:00 am UTC4 min
Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ALS, and Huntington’s disease have something in common: proteins that have gone awry. Learn the underlying science and how researchers are using this connection to understand these conditions.
The Vagus Nerve: How to harness it for your mental health
Nov 08, 2023, 5:00 am UTC6 min
Mind-body practices can stimulate the vagus nerve—an information superhighway between the brain and the body—and change how we cope with stress and anxiety.
Adult ADHD: How a late diagnosis changed one woman's life
Nov 01, 2023, 4:00 am UTC6 min
Many women with ADHD are diagnosed in their 30s, 40s, and 50s, often with co-occurring mental health conditions. Theresa Tayler shares her story.
Cases of ADHD in women are rocketing. What's behind the trend?
Nov 01, 2023, 4:00 am UTC3 min
Girls and women with ADHD have been misdiagnosed since experts first started studying, diagnosing, and treating the condition. Now, a growing understanding of how ADHD manifests in women is changing lives.