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Two decades of cumulative genetic discoveries have shed
light on the heritability of Parkinson’s disease and uncovered novel pathways
that could provide an explanation for the progressive neuronal
degeneration associated with the disease.
American College of Physicians has issued a new clinical practice guideline
suggesting that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is an equally viable choice
to treat adults with depression.
From trauma to amnesia to senior moments, memory has been a major plot line in films since the 1942 classic, Random Harvest. John Seamon, an author and professor of psychology whose research includes how a camera aids memory and the impact of storytelling on memory, has shifted his lens to focus on how memory has been portrayed in one of the world’s most beloved art forms.
Idol enzyme, first considered a target for preventing heart disease, also
appears to influence the amount of harmful plaques in the brain.
the recent Society for Neuroscience conference, researchers describe how increased
movement can improve measures of brain volume and white-matter connections, as
well as easing certain symptoms in people with schizophrenia and Parkinson’s.