Psychology & Psychiatry

Prodromal symptoms in depression

Appraisal of prodromal symptoms of unipolar depression may complement the traditional cross-sectional approach and provide a longitudinal perspective, according to a staging model of the illness. The gola of this study was ...

Medications

Ivermectin treatment in humans for COVID-19

Ivermectin, a drug used to treat parasites such as scabies in humans and intestinal helminths in cattle, was screened in 2020 for activity against COVID-19. Laboratory tests suggested a weak effect on SARS-CoV-2 virus in ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Biogen calls criticism of Alzheimer's drug 'misinformation'

Biogen Inc. fought back against criticism of the unusual circumstances that led to the U.S. approval of its Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm, saying in an open letter it has been the subject of "extensive misinformation and misunderstanding."

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Global prevalence of young-onset dementia examined

(HealthDay)—The overall global age-standardized prevalence of young-onset dementia (YOD), in which symptoms start before age 65 years, is 119.0 per 100,000 population, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis ...

Vaccination

EU agency starts review of France's Sanofi COVID jab

The European Medicines Agency said Tuesday it had started a "rolling review" of France's Sanofi coronavirus jab, which could lead to authorisation for use in the European Union.

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