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Autistic people’s nerve cells differ before birth

Philadelphia, August 24, 2020 - Autism is a neurodevelopmental condition that researchers are now tracing back to prenatal development, even though the disorder is...

CDC: Over 25% of young Americans considered suicide due to the...

The US is going through a mental health crisis of immense proportions, according to a new CDC study.It's a damning study, and a terrible...

The dangers of the chemical imbalance theory of depression

tA study at Harvard's McLean Hospital claims that using the language of chemical imbalances worsens patient outcomes. tThough psychiatry has largely abandoned DSM categories,...

The Lancet: 40% of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed...

tExperts add excessive alcohol intake and head injury in mid-life, and exposure to air pollution in later life to list of key modifiable risk...

Prostate cancer: How can we decide when to treat?

You have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and your doctor gives you the option of not being treated, but of remaining under observation: is...

Elite gamers share mental toughness with top athletes, study finds

High performing esports professionals may require the same mental stamina it takes to be a top Olympian, according to latest QUT research.A new study,...

Repetitive negative thinking linked to dementia risk

Persistently engaging in negative thinking patterns may raise the risk of Alzheimer's disease, finds a new UCL-led study.In the study of people aged over...

Withdrawal symptoms from antidepressants can last over a year, new study...

t A new review found that withdrawal symptoms from antidepressants and antipsychotics can last for over a year.tSide effects from SSRIs, SNRIs, and antipsychotics...

Female Gulf War combat veterans have persistent symptoms more than 25...

AUGUSTA, Ga. (May 25, 2020) - More than a quarter century after the Gulf War, female veterans who saw combat have nearly...

Overcoming challenges of individuals with autism during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is stressful enough, but for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families, the crisis can...