Diabetes

Late-life diabetes status tied to new cognitive impairment

(HealthDay)—Having diabetes, poor glycemic control, and longer diabetes duration are associated with worse cognitive outcomes in older adults during a median follow-up of five years, according to a study recently published ...

Genetics

Genetic risk score for autism associated with outcome in CBT

Depression is a common disorder for which cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is the recommended treatment for most patients. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have now studied how genetic factors relate to differences ...

Health

How fast you walk says a lot about your health

During a doctor's appointment, there's a few measures that quickly get a physician up to speed on our current health, such as measuring blood pressure and checking our BMI. But researchers say it could be helpful to add one ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Study hard and you might lower your chances of dementia

Every year hundreds of elderly students gather in Toronto for convocation, in-person and online, anxiously awaiting their diplomas. Some are in their nineties; some have dementia.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Food insecurity has greater impact on disadvantaged children

In 2016, 12.9 million children lived in food-insecure households. These children represent a vulnerable population since their developing brains can suffer long-term negative consequences from undernutrition and micronutrient ...

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