In the race to solve Alzheimer’s illness, scientists find more needles in the haystack

Journal Reference: Céline Bellenguez et al. New insights into the genetic etiology of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Nature Genetics, 2022; 54 (4): 412 DOI: 10.1038/s41588-022-01024-z It’s a huge haystack, and Alzheimer’s-related genetic variations, like needles, are miniscule in comparison. Sudha Seshadri, MD, and other faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at … Read more

When severe infection causes long-term mood issues: A promising avenue to prevent mental illness following a transient infection

When severe infection causes long-term mood issues: A promising avenue to prevent mental illness following a transient infection – NovLink Home Mash Q When severe infection causes long-term mood issues: A promising avenue to prevent mental illness following a transient infection We would like to give thanks to the author of this short article for … Read more

Mental illness associated with increased death from cardiovascular disease

Journal Reference: Amanda M Lambert, Helen M Parretti, Emma Pearce, Malcolm J Price, Mark Riley, Ronan Ryan, Natalie Tyldesley-Marshall, Tuba Saygın Avşar, Gemma Matthewman, Alexandra Lee, Khaled Ahmed, Maria Lisa Odland, Christoph U. Correll, Marco Solmi, Tom Marshall. Temporal trends in associations between severe mental illness and risk of cardiovascular disease: A systematic review and … Read more

What is causing the rise in black lung illness?

Journal Reference: Robert A Cohen, Cecile S Rose, Leonard H. T. Go, Lauren M Zell-Baran, Kirsten S Almberg, Emily A Sarver, Heather A Lowers, Cayla Iwaniuk, Sidney M Clingerman, Diana L Richardson, Jerrold L Abraham, Carlyne D Cool, Angela D Franko, Ann F Hubbs, Jill Murray, Marlene S Orandle, Soma Sanyal, Naseema I Vorajee, Edward … Read more

Good information: People can recover and thrive after mental illness and substance-use disorders

Journal Reference: Andrew R. Devendorf, Ruba Rum, Todd B. Kashdan, Jonathan Rottenberg. Optimal Well-Being After Psychopathology: Prevalence and Correlates. Clinical Psychological Science, 2022; 216770262210788 DOI: 10.1177/21677026221078872 “Our research tells us how many people can recover from a mental illness and go on to experience a life with high levels of well-being and functioning,” said Andrew … Read more

Kisspeptin: A new drug to treat liver illness?

Journal Reference: Stephania Guzman, Magdalena Dragan, Hyokjoon Kwon, Vanessa de Oliveira, Shivani Rao, Vrushank Bhatt, Katarzyna M. Kalemba, Ankit Shah, Vinod K. Rustgi, He Wang, Paul R. Bech, Ali Abbara, Chioma Izzi-Engbeaya, Pinelopi Manousou, Jessie Yanxiang Guo, Grace L. Guo, Sally Radovick, Waljit S. Dhillo, Fredric E. Wondisford, Andy V. Babwah, Moshmi Bhattacharya. Targeting hepatic … Read more

Primary care medical home found to be more effective than usual care in treating patients with serious mental illness

Primary care medical home found to be more effective than usual care in treating patients with serious mental illness – NovLink Home Mash H Primary care medical home found to be more effective than usual care in treating patients with serious mental illness We would love to give thanks to the author of this post … Read more

Genetically determined levels of inflammation linked to neuropsychiatric illness

Journal Reference: John A. Williams, Stephen Burgess, John Suckling, Paris Alexandros Lalousis, Fatima Batool, Sian Lowri Griffiths, Edward Palmer, Andreas Karwath, Andrey Barsky, Georgios V. Gkoutos, Stephen Wood, Nicholas M. Barnes, Anthony S. David, Gary Donohoe, Joanna C. Neill, Bill Deakin, Golam M. Khandaker, Rachel Upthegrove, Jack C Rogers, Valeria Mondelli, Paola Dazzan, Carmine Pariante, … Read more

Early life adversity, microglia dysfunction linked to aberrant adult stress responses, mental illness

Journal Reference: Jessica L. Bolton, Annabel K. Short, Shivashankar Othy, Cassandra L. Kooiker, Manlin Shao, Benjamin G. Gunn, Jaclyn Beck, Xinglong Bai, Stephanie M. Law, Julie C. Savage, Jeremy J. Lambert, Delia Belelli, Marie-Ève Tremblay, Michael D. Cahalan, Tallie Z. Baram. Early stress-induced impaired microglial pruning of excitatory synapses on immature CRH-expressing neurons provokes aberrant … Read more

COVID-19 mixed with flu increases risk of severe illness and death

Journal Reference: Maaike C Swets, Clark D Russell, Ewen M Harrison, Annemarie B Docherty, Nazir Lone, Michelle Girvan, Hayley E Hardwick, Leonardus G Visser, Peter J M Openshaw, Geert H Groeneveld, Malcolm G Semple, J Kenneth Baillie. SARS-CoV-2 co-infection with influenza viruses, respiratory syncytial virus, or adenoviruses. The Lancet, 2022; DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(22)00383-X Patients with co-infection … Read more

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