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Ketamine Nasal Spray Provides A New Approach To Treatment Resistant Depression: New York Times March 5 2019

Of the 16 million American adults who live with depression, as many as one-quarter gain little or no benefit from available treatments, whether drugs or talk therapy. They represent perhaps the greatest unmet need in psychiatry. A newly approved treatment, … Continue reading

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Discovery Of New Drugs For Depression:

Mouse Studies Advance Search for New Class of Antidepressants In this social defeat test, the black mouse is submissive to the aggressive white mouse. Credit: Xiaolei Zhu February 7, 2019 Drug developed at Johns Hopkins targets brain chemical distinct from … Continue reading

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Young Plasma For Alzheimer’s Disease: Emerging Science That Might Prove To Be Brilliant- @Alkahest

The Role of Blood Factors A major hallmark of aging is that regenerative properties significantly decline in most tissues. In 2005, Dr. Thomas Rando’s laboratory at Stanford University used heterochronic parabiosis, the connection of the circulatory systems of a young … Continue reading

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Brilliant Science At Work Helping Alzheimer’s Patients And Their Families: Dr Morgan Barense at U of T.

Brilliant Science At Work Helping Alzheimer’s Patients And Their Families: By Dr Morgan Barense at U of T. The sci-fi-esque Hippocamera is a digital memory augmentation device that acts like an external hippocampus. “The memories that are lost in people … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Data And Medical Research: from Medint

Dr. Kai-Fu Lee is considered one of the world’s most prominent experts in artificial intelligence (AI). He is the author of eight books, contributor of hundreds of papers, and speaks often at leading conferences. He is also a leader in … Continue reading

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Ultraprocessed Foods Are Killing Us: Hard Evidence Presented

Ultraprocessed foods are gaining ground in our diets source: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity201512:160 ©  Adams and White. 2015. In the United States, 61% of an adult’s total diet comes from ultraprocessed foods, in Canada, it is 62%, … Continue reading

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Active Listening And Deep Thinking Or Stay Home:

The Need To Frame The Right Questions When Working With Complex Patients: Complex cases without a known cause require a unique approach. The approach includes the essential skills of active listening, patient engagement and deep thinking together with collaborative or … Continue reading

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Who Gets Treatment For Mental Health Disorders: World Health Organization

“Health systems have not yet adequately responded to the burden of mental disorders. As a consequence, the gap between the need for treatment and its provision is wide all over the world. In low- and middle-income countries, between 76% and … Continue reading

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Sandwich Generation Reports Increasing Personal Mental Health Challenges: UK Report.

Those who care for both sick, disabled or older relatives and dependent children are more likely to report symptoms of mental ill-health, feel less satisfied with life and struggle financially compared to the general population, the ONS research said. It … Continue reading

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Stem Cells To The Rescue For Blindness: Brilliant Science At Work

Stem Cells To The Rescue For Blindness: Brilliant Science At Work By Dr Kapil Bharti  Researchers in California expect to launch a clinical trial of stem cell therapy for age-related macular degeneration this year. It is planning the first study in … Continue reading

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