Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders News


Feb 19, 2020
Masking the memory of fear: treating anxiety disorders such as PTSD with an opioid
In a breakthrough study, scientists from Japan find the potential of an opioid drug to help numb fear memory.
Feb 04, 2020
Blood test identifies risk of disease linked to stroke and dementia
Research team finds connections between inflammation and cerebral small vessel disease.
Feb 03, 2020
Aerobic exercise training linked to enhanced brain function
Regular aerobic exercise may decrease the likelihood of developing Alzheimer disease.
Jan 08, 2020
Antipsychotic medications linked to brain injuries in individuals with Alzheimer disease
Researchers advise avoidance of increasing risk of injury with antipsychotic use in this vulnerable population.
Dec 31, 2019
Possible dementia vaccine closer after mice studies
Human trials tipped within two years.
Dec 30, 2019
What comes first, beta-amyloid plaques or thinking and memory problems?
Amyloid may not necessarily come first in the Alzheimer disease process.
Dec 20, 2019
Is there a link between lifetime lead exposure and dementia?
Study suggests a downward trend in the incidence and prevalence of dementia may be a result of generational differences in lifetime exposure to lead.
Nov 19, 2019
Researchers describe catatonia in Down syndrome
First longitudinal study highlights positive responses to established catatonia therapies.
Nov 13, 2019
Long-term blood pressure variation and risk of dementia
Study reports that people who experienced substantial changes in blood pressure over the long term were at greater risk of dementia than those who did not.
Nov 07, 2019
Study: Rapamycin prevents age-related brain vascular deterioration
Study shows age-related decreases in blood flow to the brain and memory loss can be modified with the drug rapamycin.
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