Latest News

Depression in the elderly linked to Alzheimer's risk

Many people develop depression in the latest stages of life, but until now doctors had no idea that it could point to a build up of a naturally occurring protein in the brain called beta-amyloid, a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease. In fact, late-life depression could become a major risk factor for developing Alzheimer's faster than others, according to research.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Single dose of antidepressant changes the brain

  • Spouse's personality influences career success, study finds

  • Video games could dramatically streamline educational research

  • Jacobsen syndrome, autism: Link found

  • Novel mechanism involved in memory discovered

  • Neurobiological basis for key symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress disorder found by brain imaging research

  • Global violence rates could be halved in just 30 years, say leading experts

  • Gene linked to increased dendritic spines -- a signpost of autism

  • Gambling with confidence: Are you sure about that?

  • Smartphone app reveals users' mental health, performance, behavior

  •