In 1983, President Reagan declared November Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, something that is still recognized today. With over five million people currently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, it’s crucial to spread awareness on the debilitating disorder that currently does not have a cure.
Researchers in Japan have uncovered a new potential cause of depression that may aid in the development of new medications that better treat the mood disorder that affects over 300 million people worldwide.
A new study suggests that regular exercise can reduce instances of poor mental health. Researchers concluded that all exercise types contributed to better mental health among participants, but that team sports, cycling and aerobic and gym activities had the largest positive effect.
Many new mothers will experience intense feelings of sadness and anxiety following childbirth, which is often a result of postpartum depression. Postpartum depression is a mood disorder similar to other variations of depression that occurs after childbirth.
There are many small, incremental steps you can take to improve your mental health. From eating some dark chocolate to exercising to coloring, there are plenty of easy activities and habits, especially when combined, that will serve to improve your mental health. Something that can often get overlooked — that is proving to be increasingly more effective in improving mental health — is the effect that flowers and plants can have on human
Early-onset Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that occurs in individuals younger than the age of 65. Of all the people that are affected by Alzheimer’s disease, only five percent develop symptoms before age 65. While this may seem like an insignificant number, over 4 million Americans are currently battling Alzheimer’s, meaning at least 200,000…
Researchers have recently made some groundbreaking developments in the exploration of possible treatments of Schizophrenia. The research was conducted by Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI) in New South Wales, Australia. The team’s unique approach to combating schizophrenia is through the use of a cannabis compound called cannabidiol. This is in an effort to combat the ineffectiveness of current medicine designed for schizophrenia treatment.
A recent Stanford medical study may have unlocked a new opportunity to combat the deterioration of the brain due to age. The focus of the study was to determine the viability of revitalizing brain function by injecting umbilical cord blood into a patient with decreased brain function. The research conducted a series of tests on…