Saturday, April 1, 2023


Depression in Alzheimer’s has different risk factors than those without the disease

Alzheimer's disease is more common in older adults with dementia.

Why we need female mice in neuroscience research?

Female mice exhibit more stable exploratory behavior than male mice.

Adding meds to an antidepressant may help older adults with treatment-resistant depression

For some patients, two different medications are better than antidepressants alone.

Study found a link between depression and immune response

Each study was quality checked and only high-quality studies were included.

We still don’t know which factors most affect cognitive decline with age

It highlights the knowledge gap needed to reduce cognitive decline.

Are antidepressants for chronic pain effective?

A more thoughtful approach to prescribing for pain needed.

β-blockers may reduce aggression in persons with major psychiatric disorders

Study assesses medicated vs. non-medicated behavioral health in 1.4 million individuals over an eight-year period

Childhood BMI has limited effects on mood and behavioral disorders

Child body weight is unlikely to have a big impact on children's mood or behavioural disorders.

Playing the piano boosts brain processing power

A randomised control trial shows the positive effects learning to play music has on cognitive abilities.

Blood pressure highly likely to cause neurotic personality trait

Keeping it under control can help curb neuroticism, anxiety, and cardiovascular disease.

Autistic women are particularly vulnerable to mental illness

These findings highlight the need for profound mental health services among autistic young adults.

Are depressed people more realistic?

Are depressed people simply more realistic in judging how much they control their lives?

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