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Extended use of MAO-B inhibitors slows decline in Parkinson’s disease patients There has long been interest in whether monoamine oxidase type B (MAO-B) inhibitors slow progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and improve long-term outcomes. They have shown neuroprotective effects in cell culture and animal studies of PD, but clinical trial results have been mixed and have failed to convincingly demonstrate disease modifying effects in people with [...]
Dreams Of ADHD And Fortune You know, before I knew I had ADHD, I had big dreams. I used to think that someday I’d be rich and famous. Or maybe just rich. Or … maybe … ...
Sex Makes Life Better, Study Says Ever wondered if having sex is a good thing, an act that could actually make you a more productive person and help you perform better at work? Wonder no more, dear reader. A new psychology study claims that fucking at home makes people do better at the office....
Top 6 Bedroom Plants that Promote Better Sleep It has long been scientifically established that proper sleep hygiene is essential for optimal brain functioning. What is up for debate however is what the precise number of hours should be where one feels the very best and that varies across the board for a … ...
Cooking and Mental Health Cooking at home is the best of both worlds, according to new research: it’s healthier and cheaper than eating out! The downside, of course, is that you have to cook. The study asked 437 Seattle-area adults about their eating habits, including how often they ate out and how often they...
Brain cells show teamwork in short-term memory Nerve cells in our brains work together in harmony to store and retrieve short-term memory, and are not solo artists as previously thought, new brain research has determined. The research has implications in understanding and perhaps treating patients with dementia or other disorders of the brain and mind.
Revenge Really Is Sweet Revenge is sweet, but causes problems in the long run. Why do we so often turn to retaliation to feel better when it doesn't usually work out to mutual advantage?
Head injuries can alter hundreds of genes and lead to serious brain diseases Head injuries can adversely affect hundreds of genes in the brain that put people at high risk for diseases including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, post-traumatic stress disorder, stroke, ADHD, autism, depression and schizophrenia, life scientists report. The researchers have identified for the first time potential master genes which they believe control hundreds of other genes that are linked to many neurological and psychiatric disorders.
Depression Reduced By This Ancient Method People in the study were suffering from major depressive disorder. • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic • Dr Dean is also the author of Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything.
5 Tips for Dealing with Grief Whether you lost a loved one to sickness, tragedy , divorce or even a significant break-up, loss is a trauma. Losses can create identity challenges, lifestyle changes, financial problems and … ...
When Life Feels Out of Control, Focus on Yourself Life has a way of surprising us – sometimes in wonderful ways and sometimes challenging us in ways we never could have imagined.   Most of us like to feel … ...
5 Ways to Be a Less Anxious Parent As a therapist who has counseled parents for 20 years and as a mother of two daughters (ages 14 and 11), I understand that parenthood is a rollercoaster of highs … ...
How #SanityWalks Help Me Parent Without Losing My Mind Most days, I go for a walk. I live near a small lake, and the loop around it is about two miles long. I listen to audiobooks or podcasts, and … ...
The College Mental Health Crisis: Focus on Overall Wellbeing Let’s look at some scary facts about mental health on our campuses...
The Joys of Changing Your Perspective When we talk about skills for taking care of our mental health, we often talk about things like practicing self-care, eliminating stress from our lives, and being able to seek support from others. There’s another powerful skill, though, that has more to do with what … ...
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's -- a key discovery about human memory As Superman flies, people on the ground famously suppose they see a bird, then a plane, and then finally realize it's a superhero. But they haven't just spotted the Man of Steel -- they've experienced the ideal conditions to create a very strong memory of him.
Statistics method shows networks differ in epileptic brains A novel statistical approach to analyzing data from patients with epilepsy reveals details about their brains' internal networks.
Infant MRIs show autism linked to increased cerebrospinal fluid A national research network found that many toddlers diagnosed with autism at two years of age had a substantially greater amount of extra-axial cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) at six and 12 months of age, before diagnosis is possible. They also found that the more CSF at six months -- as measured through MRIs -- the more severe the autism symptoms were at two years of age.
Butterflies, Turtles, God-Winks, and HOPE   After my son died I thought I saw him coming toward me but it was his best friend dressed in similar work clothes so I didn’t give it a … ...
Researchers aim to cure headache during flight Many people suffer from pain when they fly but that may soon be a thing of the past. A new study may have discovered the mechanisms responsible, opening the door to developing a cure.