Mental Health News

Chemicals identified to reverse mental decline

BBC - 14-Feb-2019

Mental capacity not lost - just masked by inflammation

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Biological age of women's brains 3 year younger than men's

Independent - 04-Feb-2019

As more people suffer from dementia, men will be affected sooner

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Drinkable molecule interferes with a crucial first step of Alzheimer’s

Yale - 02-Jan-2019

Improvements in laboratory technology enable mass screening of molecules like these

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Puzzle-solving doesn't slow down mental decline

NHS - 11-Dec-2018

But builds up cognitive reserve to resist dementia for longer

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Five-minute scan can predict cognitive decline

BBC - 12-Nov-2018

High intensity pulse travelling towards the brain indicative of accelerated cognitive decline over the next decade.

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Hydrogen-saturated Water No Benefit To Parkinson’s Patients

Parkinsons News Today - 17-Sep-2018

Large-scale Japanese studies report no effect of H2 over oxidative stress in brain tissue

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Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Enters Human Trials

Newsweek - 30-Jul-2018

New stem cell treatment for Parkinson's entered the human trial stage in August

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Higher temperatures result in more suicides

Guardian - 23-Jul-2018

An U.S study found a strong link between high temperatures and suicide in wealthy countries

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$30 million venture philanthropy fund to tackle Alzheimer's

Business Insider - 17-Jul-2018

$ 80 million will be directed towards Alzheimer’s research and drug discovery

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High BP in middle age increases dementia risk

NHS - 14-Jun-2018

People over 50 years old has increased risk for dementia when they reach 130 mmHg

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Dementia exercise programmes 'don't slow brain decline'

BBC - 17-May-2018

Oxford researchers found that physical improvement doesn’t translate in better mental health

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Mediterranean Diet Could Delay Alzheimer’s by 3 Years

Newsweek - 03-May-2018

Researchers measured biomarkers for Alzheimer’s in 70 volunteers aged 30 to 60.

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Anti-inflammatory may reduce risk of Parkinson's

Medical Xpress - 23-Apr-2018

People with IBD are at a 28% higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease.

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Old Brains Can Still Make New Neurons

Columbia University - 05-Apr-2018

Neurogenesis is the production of new neurons.

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Aerobic Fitness Correlates with Better Memory in Later Life

Fight Aging! - 04-Apr-2018

Brain is reliant on the vascular system in many ways.

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7 Discoveries Getting Us Closer to Beating Alzheimer's

ScienceAlert - 23-Mar-2018

1. Better idea of what tau proteins look like

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Scientists inch towards answers on how dementia works

Financial Times - 12-Mar-2018

“We are getting an increasingly sophisticated understanding of what is going on in these diseases” - David Reynolds - chief scientist at Alzheimer’s Research UK.

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Traumatic brain injuries linked to dementia risks

ScienceNordic - 04-Feb-2018

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can come from falling, contact sports, traffic accidents or violence.

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Low-Hum Therapy Seems To Counteract Alzheimer’s Symptoms In Mice

IFL Science - 04-Jan-2018

MIT researchers have exposed mice to a hum at 40 Hertz.

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Combined drug significantly reverses memory loss in Alzheimer’s mice

Independent - 01-Jan-2018

Treatment combined diabetes drugs GLP-1, GIP and glucagon.

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