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
 

  • Coping strategies therapy significantly improves dementia carers' mental health, quality of life

  • Behavioral flexibility impaired after exposure to oxycodone

  • New insights link Fragile X Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Rapid response for inflammation control in songbirds' brains could lead to therapies in humans

  • Epidemic spreading and neurodegenerative progression

  • Tapeworm found living inside a patient's brain: Worm removed and sequenced

  • Mental disorders due to permanent stress?

  • Brain injuries in mice treated using bone marrow stem cells, antioxidants

  • Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation studied for stroke rehab

  • Study of Lou Gehrig's disease shifts 'origin' focus to brain's motor neurons

  •