Anxiety may lead to dementia

May 30, 2018 by

Researchers at the University of Southampton’s Faculty of Medicine in the UK found that living with moderate to severe anxiety in midlife may lead to dementia in later years....

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Anxiety may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s

Jan 22, 2018 by

The results of a study published in The American Journal of Psychiatry suggest that older people who have worsening anxiety symptoms may be more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease....

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Brain activity is higher in women

Oct 14, 2017 by

Researchers used functional neuroimaging to look at the brains of more than 26,000 adults and found that women have higher activity in several brain regions, including those associated with anxiety, mood and impulse control....

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LearningRx reviews study on PTSD meds and dementia risk

Aug 29, 2017 by

Depending on the medications they’re taking, patients with PTSD may be at a higher risk of dementia. This is especially true if they are taking psychotropic medications....

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Playing Tetris is a “cognitive vaccine” against PTSD flashbacks...

Aug 10, 2015 by

A new study indicates that playing computer games like Tetris 24 hours after a traumatic event may reduce the occurrence of the memories....

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Anxiety may speed up Alzheimer’s for mci

Dec 29, 2014 by

People with anxiety and mild cognitive impairment may have a faster onset of Alzheimer’s, according to a new study....

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Guilt and depression in preschool years may shrink part of the brain...

Dec 8, 2014 by

Kids who were diagnosed with depression between 3 and 6 have a smaller brain region that’s involved in emotion than their non-depressed peers.

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