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Posted by lifeinsight No Comments on Smart Dashboards Highlighting Mental Health Statistics Uncategorized

Smart Dashboards Highlighting Mental Health Statistics

Mental Health Statistics Mental Illnesses are common in the United States. Nearly one in five U.S. adults live With a mental illness (46.6 million in 2017). Mental illnesses include many different Conditions that vary in degree of severity, ranging from mild to[…]

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Parkinson’s Brain Damage Reversed in Study

It may be possible to restore brain cells damaged by Parkinson's disease and reverse a patient's condition, something no current treatment can do, according to British researchers who conducted potentially groundbreaking clinical trials. They cautioned the trial was small -- just 41[...]

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ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen announces he has Parkinson’s disease

ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen announced Monday he's battling Parkinson's disease in an essay on the company's website. Rasmussen, 86, co-founded ESPN in 1979 alongside his son, Scott. He said he was diagnosed with the disease in 2014 but chose to share his[...]

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Posted by lifeinsight No Comments on How an American billionaire predicted — and then profited from — the U.S. opioid epidemic. Uncategorized

How an American billionaire predicted — and then profited from — the U.S. opioid epidemic.

Clarification: A previous headline for this article stated that Dr. Richard Sackler predicted the U.S. opioid epidemic. We've changed the headline to reflect that Dr. Sackler's 1996 speech specifically predicted only the rapid rise of Oxycontin prescriptions. The opioid crisis has ravaged through the[...]

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Posted by lifeinsight No Comments on Researchers have long dreamed of an Alzheimer’s vaccine. Now it may finally be within reach. Uncategorized

Researchers have long dreamed of an Alzheimer’s vaccine. Now it may finally be within reach.

Both University of New Mexico and Pfizer researchers have had recent successes testing Alzheimer's drugs Acure for Alzheimer’s Disease does not exist just yet, but researchers at the University of New Mexico (UNM) are one step closer to finding one. Alzheimer’s disease,[...]

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Could Ibogaine Be A Promising New Treatment For Parkinson’s Disease?

A research team at Columbia University soon hopes to show whether or not ibogaine, an extract of iboga — a psychoactive West-African plant medicine — may have unique benefits in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The majority of existing research on ibogaine[...]

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Parkinson’s Brain Damage Reversed in Study

It may be possible to restore brain cells damaged by Parkinson's disease and reverse a patient's condition, something no current treatment can do, according to British researchers who conducted potentially groundbreaking clinical trials. They cautioned the trial was small -- just 41[...]

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Meet the Football Team Bringing Bereaved Fathers Closer Together

3 Lessons that Gloria Vanderbilt Taught Us About Coping with a Child’s Suicide By Dr. Beau Nelson Last updated: 19 Jun 2019 ~ 3 MIN READ She was perhaps best known by the signature swan logo that imprinted her famous line of jeans. But[...]

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Minority college students might not get mental health help despite needs, study finds

The research analyzed survey responses from more than 60,000 college students at 108 schools. April 10, 2019, 2:44 AM GMT+5:30 By Charles Lam Asian American, Pacific Islander and multiracial college students are more likely than white students to have considered or attempted[...]

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Pathway discovered that prevents buildup of Alzheimer’s Protein

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists studying the immune response to brain tumors have identified a pathway that clears a toxic protein that is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. Memphis, Tennessee, June 27, 2019 LANDO mitigates (or prevents) the accumulation of B-amyloid protein[...]

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