Psychology & Psychiatry

Mayo Clinic Minute: Boost optimism

An increasing body of research suggests that optimistic people are healthier and happier than those who are pessimistic. But even if you are a negative thinker, you can teach yourself to make happiness a habit. Dr. Richa ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

DR Congo measles outbreak kills 6,000 in a year: WHO

Measles has killed more than 6,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo since January, the world's worst outbreak and nearly triple the toll in the country's Ebola epidemic, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Could brain scans spot children's mood, attention problems early?

Children's mental health issues are hard to predict until they're causing problems, but researchers may have found a way to use brain scans to spot which kids are at risk for depression, anxiety and attention problems.

Medications

Brain biomarkers for detecting Alzheimer's disease located

From the detection of functional brain changes that occur during Alzheimer's disease (AD), a research team from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) has located a set of biomarkers that could predict which patients ...

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