Latest News

Low cortisol levels may increase risk of depression in bipolar disorder

Depression is almost twice as common, and poor quality of life almost five times as common, in people with bipolar disorder who have elevated or low levels of the stress hormone cortisol in the blood. Bipolar disorder is a lifelong disease that causes recurrent episodes of both mania and depression. Stress is a known trigger for these episodes, and depression and mania also adds to the accumulated stress load.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Common antidepressant may change brain differently in depressed and non-depressed people

  • One protein, many fascinating roles

  • How protein tangles accumulate in brain, cause neurological disorders

  • IV administration of endothelin B receptor drug reduces memory loss, oxidative stress in Alzheimer's disease

  • Tracking down the causes of Alzheimer's

  • New mechanism discovered behind infant epilepsy

  • Girls, boys with autism differ in behavior, brain structure

  • 'But doctor, i'm not ill: ' Insight in psychotic patients

  • Scientists see motor neurons 'walking' in real time

  • Gene may predict severity of post-traumatic stress disorder

  •