Commonly used antidepressant changes the brain’s fat composition

Commonly used antidepressant changes the brain’s fat composition

November 10, 2021
Summary: Depression in children and young adults is on the rise. Depression-related suicides are among the leading causes of death among this age group. As a result, doctors are now more likely to prescribe antidepressants in this age group. Prozac (fluoxetine) is among the most…

Even small dietary changes can significantly prolong life & help the environment

Even small dietary changes can significantly prolong life & help the environment

November 9, 2021
Summary: Most radical diet forms are difficult to practice. Moreover, they do not state what measurable results one can expect in a specific time frame. This new study analyzed the global burden of disease data set and risk factors and other studies regarding proper nutrition.…

Omega-3 may have a role in stabilizing memory function in Alzheimer’s

Omega-3 may have a role in stabilizing memory function in Alzheimer’s

October 28, 2021
Summary: Alzheimer's is on the rise, yet there is no known effective measure to prevent its onset. Most efforts have a limited role in preventing its progress, too. Even worse, there are no reliable early biomarkers of the condition. Omega-3 fatty acids are known to…

Altered cholesterol metabolism in the brain may have a role in Alzheimer’s.

Altered cholesterol metabolism in the brain may have a role in Alzheimer’s.

October 12, 2021
Summary: Accumulation of amyloid-beta appears to play a central role in the development of Alzheimer’s. However, researchers have a limited understanding of the production of amyloid protein in brain cells. But new studies show that the production of amyloid-beta protein is increased in those with…