Xenon Found to Prevent Early Death and Improve Long-term Cognition After TBI...

May 30, 2019 by

New research from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and Imperial College London has found that the anesthetic drug xenon helps the brain when given soon after a traumatic brain injury. The drug appears to prevent early death and long-term cognitive...

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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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