Tag: mental health

New Study: Nutrition and Mental Health

New Study: Nutrition and Mental Health

Researchers from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in Spain are exploring the link between nutrition and mental health, namely the association between healthy dietary patterns and their association with the risk of depression. Almudena Sanchez-Villegas, lead researcher of the study, explains, “We 

How to Power Your Memory & Brain Health by Jerry Hickey, R. Ph

How to Power Your Memory & Brain Health by Jerry Hickey, R. Ph

As we age, our brain function slows down naturally. This happens for two main reasons. First off, there is a drop that occurs in the concentration of growth factors that repair spaces between nerves, known as the synaptic region. This leads to a slower healing 

New Study: Resveratrol May Protect Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease

New Study: Resveratrol May Protect Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease

Resveratrol, already the focus of a number of studies on brain health, may be an effective way to help slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. In previous studies from the University of Reading in the UK and another from the Max Plank Institute in Germany, 

Could a Questionnaire Help To Diagnose Autism?

Could a Questionnaire Help To Diagnose Autism?

Doctors mainly diagnose Autism, or ASD, by monitoring development and behavior. But a new questionnaire assessment might make the diagnosis a bit easier. What is ASD? Autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, is a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavior 

New Study Finds Link Between ADHD & Brain Injuries

New Study Finds Link Between ADHD & Brain Injuries

A new study published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research has conducted a telephone survey of adult residents in Canada during 2011 and 2012. Researchers “examined the responses of 3,933 adults aged 18 and above participating in the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s Monitor 

Video: How the Voices in the Heads of the Mentally Ill May Sound

Video: How the Voices in the Heads of the Mentally Ill May Sound

The “voices” in the heads of the mentally ill have been depicted in countless movies and TV shows. As a common symptom of a severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia, the experience of hearing voices can be difficult to both explain and understand. For many