A new framework for protecting mental health in cities

Written by | 12 Oct 2021

People who live in cities face many challenges that threaten their mental health. In countries in which relatively higher numbers of people live in cities, depression, anxiety and […]

Study shows hormone therapy not associated with an increased risk of developing dementia

Written by | 8 Oct 2021

University of Nottingham New research, led by experts at the University of Nottingham, shows that the use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT — also known as hormone replacement […]

What our wandering thoughts can teach us about mental health

Written by | 7 Oct 2021

Where does your mind wander when you have idle time? A University of Arizona-led study published in Scientific Reports may offer some clues, and the findings reveal a […]

More effective treatment of Alzheimer’s

Written by | 4 Oct 2021

Researchers at Uppsala University have designed new antibodies that might provide more effective treatment methods for Alzheimer’s disease. By designing antibodies that bind even to the smaller aggregates, […]

Research reveals drug targets for memory enhancement

Written by | 30 Sep 2021

Loss of memory is a core feature of many neurological and psychiatric disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia. Current treatment options for memory loss are very limited and […]

Screen time only mildly linked to behavioral problems, but may have social benefits

Written by | 26 Sep 2021

Study of nearly 12,000 kids finds no link to depression, anxiety University of Colorado at Boulder School-aged children who spend more time in front of screens are only […]

Eye conditions linked to heightened risk of dementia

Written by | 20 Sep 2021

Risk of dementia increases with age-related macular degeneration, cataract and diabetes-related eye disease, but not glaucoma. Age-related macular degeneration, cataract and diabetes-related eye disease are linked to an […]

Predicting possible Alzheimer’s with nearly 100 percent accuracy

Written by | 8 Sep 2021

Researchers from Kaunas universities, Lithuania developed a deep learning-based method that can predict the possible onset of Alzheimer’s disease from brain images with an accuracy of over 99 […]

Physical health predicts mental well-being during pandemic

Written by | 4 Sep 2021

Pre-pandemic physiological data can help predict how individuals coped with the psychological strain many suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study published in the journal Psychophysiology. […]

High BMI causes depression – and both physical and social factors play a role

Written by | 20 Aug 2021

With one in four adults estimated to be obese in the UK, and growing numbers of children affected, obesity is a global health challenge. While the dangers of […]

Beige fat ‘indispensable’ in protecting the brain from dementia

Written by | 15 Aug 2021

Beige is considered a calming paint color, and scientists have new evidence that beige fat has a similar impact on the brain, bringing down the inflammation associated with […]

Aerobic exercise may mildly delay, slightly improve Alzheimer’s symptoms

Written by | 10 Aug 2021

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a brain disorder that destroys memory and thinking skills over time. It is the most common form of dementia in older adults. There is […]

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