Depression, Suicide Concerns Up Among Teens During Pandemic

Depression and suicide concerns increased among adolescents during the pandemic, especially among females, according to a study recently published online in Pediatrics. Stephanie L. Mayne, Ph.D.,…

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New Findings on Thalamus Could Drive Treatments for Schizophrenia and Other Disorders

Findings reveal how individual neurons in the thalamus can merge signals coming from different regions of the cortex. The findings could lead to new treatment…

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Antidepressants May Work Better Than Exercise for Elderly Depression

HealthDay News — Antidepressants may be more effective than exercise for seniors with depression, according to a study published in the July 1 issue of the Annals of…

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Changes in How Cholesterol Breaks Down in the Body May Accelerate Progression of Dementia

Disruptions in how the body converts cholesterol into bile acids may play a key role in the development of dementia The blood-brain barrier is impermeable…

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Functional connectivity associated with neuropsychological test performance

Late‐life neuropsychological test performance can be formally characterized with distributed connectome‐based predictive models. The neuropsychological test has a distinct role in detecting and monitoring cognitive…

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Low Doses of Radiation May Improve Quality of Life for Those With Severe Alzheimer’s

Low Doses of Radiation May Improve Quality of Life for Those With Severe Alzheimer’s

Patients with severe Alzheimer’s disease experienced remarkable improvements in both behavior and cognition within days of receiving low-dose radiation treatment. Individuals living with severe Alzheimer’s…

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Long-Acting Injectable Versus Oral Antipsychotics Among Schizophrenia individuals in the USA

A meta-analysis study found Long-acting injectable antipsychotics is associated with improved medication adherence and significant clinical benefits such as reduced hospitalizations and emergency room admissions…

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