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Brain disruptions similar across many emotional disorders

In an analysis of existing studies that used MRI images to study the brain’s white matter, researchers describe common brain abnormalities found in multiple emotional disorders.

Depression in pregnancy increases risk of mental health problems in children

Depression in pregnancy increases the risk of behavioral and emotional problems in children, says a new review.

New imaging technique in Alzheimer’s disease opens up possibilities for new drug development

Tau PET is a new and promising imaging method for Alzheimer’s disease. A case study in Sweden now confirms that tau PET images correspond to a higher degree to actual changes in the brain. According to the researchers behind the study, this increases…

Health experts report US$246 billion cost of workplace depression across eight countries

New data shows that workplace depression is a major issue across different cultures and economies, with “wide and devastating” consequences for thousands of organisations worldwide.

Economic hardships pave the way to cognitive aging

The effect of poverty on cognitive aging is clearer than many believed. It also appears to begin earlier in life than previously thought, too.

Interruptions to rehab are common after stroke or brain injury, but many are preventable

Patients in inpatient rehabilitation after a stroke, brain injury, or spinal cord injury have significant rates of interruptions of their rehab program—often including being transferred back to the hospital for treatment of complications, reports a n…