Boosting activity in brain areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also protect against worsening anxiety, suggests a new study. Using noninvasive brain imaging, the researchers found that at-risk people were less likely to develop anxiety if they had higher activity in a region of the brain responsible for complex mental operations. Show More Summary
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Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have for the first time shown where in the brain the earliest signs of Alzheimer's occur. By Alzheimer's Reading Room The discovery could potentially become significant to future Alzheimer's research...Show More Summary
Negative school experiences can have harmful long term effects on pupils with Autism Spectrum Conditions, a new study reports.
Think of your father as being swept away by currents of memories that cause him to appear as if he is staring at you, but he may instead be reliving powerful memories. By Rita Jablonski Alzheimer's Reading Room Our friends at Alzheimer's...Show More Summary
Humans have roughly as many bacterial cells in their bodies as human cells, and most of those bacteria live in the gut. New research released today reveals links between the gut microbiome -- the population of microorganisms living in...Show More Summary
Advanced clinical trials are underway for at least 10 investigational therapies that have shown promise in slowing or blocking development of Alzheimer's disease, creating hope that a preventive strategy may be in reach. But a new study warns that the U.S. Show More Summary
If you aren't looking forward to this holiday season, you aren't alone.
“Ope” is a mysterious noise that has no concrete definition, but you’ve likely had the displeasure of hearing it when accidentally bumping into someone or otherwise experiencing surprise.Ope.
Has estrangement from a parent or adult child led to holiday blues? The holidays bring opportunities to reconnect or to begin healing.
Data support the long-term use of antipsychotics in persons with schizophrenia. However, less is known about the efficacy of long-term use for other conditions.
The basics: the very foundation of optimal performance. As crucial as they are, they're often forgotten in the whirlwind of life, and we end-up paying for it. Every now and then we need a tune-up. Great reading, so come on in...
Emotion rules when there is depression. The negative “It won’t work for me,” seems to exert more power than the optimistic, “Just give it a try,” of the thinking brain.
The number of people with Parkinson's disease will soon grow to pandemic proportions, research concludes. In a new article, researchers argue that the medical community must be mobilized to respond to this impending public health threat.
Scientists have shown that a protein called membralin is critical for keeping Alzheimer's disease pathology in check. The study shows that membralin regulates the cell's machinery for producing beta-amyloid (or amyloid beta), the protein that causes neurons to die in Alzheimer's disease.
Based on Dr. Maisel's primary research on authoritarian wounding, learn what you can expect from authoritarian contact and how you can heal the wounds inflicted by that contact.
Individuals who are competent, successful, cooperative and unlikely to confront the bully, or take action when bullied, are particularly susceptible to workplace bullying.
Advances in the use of CRISPR-Cas9 and human induced pluripotent stem cell technologies to identify novel therapeutic targets for neurological disorders such as schizophrenia and addiction have been highlighted by researchers.
Bill Gates is investing $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that brings together industry and government to seek treatments for Alzheimer's disease. Gates will also invest an additional $50 million in start-up...Show More Summary
Welcome to the very first of my Journey of a PPD Survivor Series! I know many, many survivors whose journeys led them to helping other mothers feel less alone and suffer less than they themselves did. These women have gone on to become doulas, social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, peer support group leaders, […]