If, by 2025, researchers can develop a treatment that delays symptoms by five years, nearly 6 million people could be spared from this disease by 2050, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Yet progress on a drug that might halt or reverse dementia has been slow, and so far disappointing. Between
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Just over half of adult Americans suffering from depression receive what is considered to be “minimally adequate treatment” in any given 12-month period, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. That means almost half of all depressed people in the U.S. are not receiving the care they need, even
How do you define serotonin? Do you think of it as merely the “happy” neurotransmitter in the brain? You may be surprised to learn that serotonin is much more than just a brain chemical – It has far-ranging actions on the body!