Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders News


Apr 07, 2020
Pilot study suggests promise of new approach to treat adults with autism and depression
Researchers report early findings in Autism Research suggesting transcranial magnetic stimulation is safe and could reduce depressive symptoms in adults with autism and depression.
Mar 25, 2020
Study: An aspirin a day does not keep dementia at bay
Taking a low-dose aspirin once a day does not reduce the risk of thinking and memory problems caused by mild cognitive impairment or probable Alzheimer disease, nor does it slow the rate of cognitive decline.
Mar 17, 2020
Antioxidant treatment in acute ischemic stroke may delay the onset of Alzheimer dementia
There is a considerable overlap between the oxidative stress-induced pathogenesis in ischemic stroke and Alzheimer disease.
Mar 06, 2020
Hypertension in young adulthood associated with cognitive decline in middle age
Study follows the blood pressure of dozens of people over a 30-year period.
Mar 04, 2020
FDA takes rare step to ban electrical stimulation devices for self-injurious or aggressive behavior
Devices found to present unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury.
Feb 25, 2020
Transcranial magnetic stimulation shows promise in treating stroke, dementia and migraines
Study explores new ways TMS can be used to improve brain functionality and network connections.
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.
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