mental health

Key Brain Systems Implicated in Psychosis

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Sarah Carter

Summary: Researchers provide new insights into the brain mechanisms behind psychosis. The research identified malfunctions in two critical brain systems—the “filter” and ...

Motor neurone disease destroyed my life – now the drug that gave me hope is being taken away

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Sarah Carter

My loved ones were so relieved when I started the treatment, not just for me but because they know that if it ...

Innovative Supplement Prevents Postpartum Blues

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Sarah Carter

Summary: A new study introduces a natural supplement that significantly reduces postpartum blues and depression symptoms. The four-year study demonstrated that the ...

Probiotics Plus Vitamin D Improve Schizophrenia Symptoms

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Sarah Carter

Summary: A new study suggests probiotics with vitamin D might improve cognitive function in people with schizophrenia. The study involved 70 adults ...

Childhood Loneliness Linked to Later Psychosis

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Sarah Carter

Summary: Childhood loneliness significantly increases the likelihood of experiencing a psychotic episode later in life, particularly in women. Through an observational case-control ...

Link Between Heart Disease, Depression, and Inflammation Found

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Sarah Carter

Summary: A new study uncovered a genetic connection between coronary artery disease, major depression, and an increased risk for cardiomyopathy, mediated through ...

Positive Partner Support Tied to Stress Relief

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Sarah Carter

Summary: Positive support from partners in a relationship can significantly reduce stress, as indicated by cortisol levels. Analyzing communication between 191 married ...

Children allowed to ‘socially transition’ face grave psychological risks, review concludes

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Sarah Carter

Transgender children face grave psychological consequences if they are allowed to “socially transition”, a landmark review is expected to say this week. ...

Genetics of Alcohol Use Explored

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Sarah Carter

Summary: Researchers tapped into 23andMe’s extensive genetic database, uncovering correlations between genetic variants related to alcohol consumption and a spectrum of health ...

Stress and Trauma Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s

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Sarah Carter

Summary: Researchers linked midlife stress and childhood trauma to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and neuroinflammation. Analyzing 1,290 volunteers, researchers found ...