Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders News

May 16, 2019
Inflammation induces anhedonia in women but not men
Effect of inflammation on a core symptom of depression helps explain higher rates of the disorder in women than men.
May 02, 2019
Out-of-pocket costs for neurologic medications rise sharply over 12 years
Sharpest increase for multiple sclerosis drugs.
Apr 30, 2019
Guidelines proposed for newly defined Alzheimer disease-like brain disorder
Recommendations for scientists and public emerge from NIH-funded workshop.
Apr 30, 2019
Possible link between autism and antidepressant use during pregnancy
Exposure to antidepressants in the womb leads to autistic-like behavior in full-grown offspring in an animal model, according to a new study led by Duke-NUS Medical School.
Apr 22, 2019
FDA permits marketing of first medical device for treatment of ADHD
Device offers non-drug option for treatment of ADHD in pediatric patients through the use of mild nerve stimulation.
Apr 19, 2019
Behavioral disorders in kids with autism linked to reduced brain connectivity
Researchers identify key mechanism that regulates emotion functions differently in the brains of the children who exhibit disruptive behavior.
Apr 12, 2019
Want to learn a new skill? Take some short breaks
NIH study suggests our brains may use short rest periods to strengthen memories.
Apr 10, 2019
Research underscores value of cognitive training for adults with mild cognitive impairment
Memory and higher-order cognitive functions improve; neurostimulation fails to enhance training benefits.
Apr 05, 2019
Advances in deep brain stimulation could lead to new treatments for people with movement and psychia
Recent advances in DBS could lead to treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder, Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, and depression.
Apr 05, 2019
Eyes reveal early Alzheimer disease
Reduced blood capillaries are new way to diagnose early cognitive impairment.
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