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Nov 16, 2018 - Biologists reveal the hidden molecular basis of brain disorders and provide the first cell atlas of the hippocampus -- the part of the brain that helps regulate learning and memory -- as it is affected by traumatic brain injury. The researchers propose gene candidates for treating brain diseases associated with traumatic brain injury such as Alzheimer's disease and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Nov 14, 2018 - Age-related declines in abstract reasoning ability predict increasing depressive symptoms in subsequent years, according to data from a longitudinal study of older adults in Scotland.
Nov 12, 2018 - New research has found the strongest evidence yet that obesity causes depression, even in the absence of other health problems.
Nov 6, 2018 - The immune system might play an important role in the development of postpartum depression after a stressful pregnancy, new research suggests.
Nov 6, 2018 - A new study into postnatal depression (PND) found the odds of developing this condition increased by 79 percent when mothers had baby boys compared to baby girls. Overall the researchers identified that women who give birth to males are 71-79% more likely to develop PND. Furthermore, women whose births had complications were 174% more likely to ...
Nov 5, 2018 - Advances in understanding adolescent brain development may aid future treatments of mental illness and alcohol and substance use disorders, according to new research.
Nov 5, 2018 - New research could help explain why stress early in life can create vulnerabilities to mood and anxiety disorders later on.
Nov 5, 2018 - People who have fond memories of childhood, specifically their relationships with their parents, tend to have better health, less depression and fewer chronic illnesses as older adults.
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