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Mental Health

Updates on mental health, brain diseases, etc.

Did you know that in your 20s and 30s suicide is one of the biggest causes of death?

Mental Health News

Kenai secures $82m to advance cell therapy for Parkinson's disease

Longevity Technology - 01-Mar-2024

iPSC-based therapy set for phase 1 trials to replace lost neurons and modify disease course

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20-year study maps Alzheimer's progression, offering hope for early detection

Live Forever Club - 29-Feb-2024

Researchers tracked changes in brains, including protein levels & brain shrinkage

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No more pills! NHS approves wearable pump for 24-hour drug delivery

BBC - 16-Feb-2024

Portable Produodopa pump delivers steady medication, offering ease & relief for Parkinson's sufferers

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Neural prosthetic device successfully helped recall memories in humans

News Medical - 13-Feb-2024

Neurostimulation enhanced memory especially in those with memory issues, paving way for future treatments

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Gold nanocrystals: A promising treatment for neurodegenerative diseases

New Atlas - 13-Feb-2024

Oral therapy improved energy & daily activities in MS and Parkinson's patients in phase 2 trial

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Mental Health Resources

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Care-Giving in Dementia: Volume 1: Research and Applications

Amazon

Book with neurobiological information about dementia written by Gemma M. M. Jones

Neurobiology of Alzheimer’s disease

Amazon

Book that covers all major aspects of the disease from basic science to clinical diagnosis and therapy edited by David Dawbarn

Woebot Health

The world’s first mental health ally for people and businesses, with scalable, meaningfully engaging AI

Approaches to Discourse in Dementia

Amazon

A conversation analytic approach in dementia written by Jackie Guendouzi

The Dementias 2: Blue Books of Neurology Series

Amazon

Provides rapid access to practical, clinical guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of all forms of dementia edited by John H. Growdon

Neurodegenerative Diseases: Neurobiology, Pathogenesis and Therapeutics

Amazon

Book about neurodegenerative diseases edited by Flint Beal

Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry

Amazon

Book about old age psychiatrists, geriatricians, and other clinicians edited by Tom Dening

Emerging Drugs and Targets for Alzheimer’s Disease

Amazon

Importance of and social need of finding an effective therapeutic intervention for Alzheimer edited by Ana Martinez

Handbook of Parkinson’s disease

Amazon

This volume has long prevailed as one of the leading resources on Parkinson's disease edited by Rajesh Pahwa

Biogen

Company specialized in the discovery, development, and delivery of therapies for the treatment of neurological diseases

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Mental Health Blog Posts

Can love defeat death?
13-Feb-2023

Can love defeat death?

Health and life expectancy are affected by love, sex and marriage

Mitochondria, Autophagy and Neurodegenerative diseases: A perspective
23-Nov-2022

Mitochondria, Autophagy and Neurodegenerative diseases: A perspective

Review paper from University of Helsinki looks at the role of mitophagy in ageing

3 Key Reasons for Having a Massage
23-Feb-2016

3 Key Reasons for Having a Massage

Health benefits include stress relief, better sleep and improved immunity

Summary of living forever news from Ray Kurzweil 21-June-2013
23-Jun-2013

Summary of living forever news from Ray Kurzweil 21-June-2013

Restoring lost synapses, new cancer approach based on naked mole rat HMW-HA, and fruit fly lifespan increased by 24% with Rhodiola rosea