Mediterranean diet associated with relief from depression symptoms
For those with depression, counseling about healthier foods - along with increased consumption of Mediterranean-type foods - may help relieve symptoms, a new study suggests. Though the study is small, it did have striking results: Those who got dietary counseling were five times as likely to recover compared to those who got social support, according to the report published this week in BMC Medicine.
Earliest Sign Of Alzheimer’s Onset Identified As Decline In Glucose Levels; Research Suggests Way To Prevent Neurodegenerative
Memory loss and cognitive decline are commonly thought to be the earliest signs of the disorder, but a new study has found declines in glucose levels in the brain come even sooner. Even better? The same team also believes they have figured out a way to stop these levels from falling in the first place, a finding that could potentially prevent Alzheimer's.
Will a Test for Brain Trauma Protect NFL Players—or End the NFL?
In November, Kevin Hrusovsky paid a visit to the NFL's headquarters on Park Avenue in New York. Hrusovsky (pronounced ruh-sov-skee) is chairman and chief executive officer of Quanterix, a life sciences startup that makes machines for measuring proteins and other biomarkers in the blood.
Study Examines Link Between Toxic Stress and ADHD in Kids
It's estimated one in 10 children in the U.S. have been diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD, and the numbers continue to rise. NY1's Erin Billups takes a look at one possible cause of the condition in this report. ADHD is the most common neurobehavioral disorder among American children.