Children with T1D and psychiatric problems had poor academic performance: JAMA

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that Swedish-born children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D) had small disparities in academic achievement, but those with comorbid T1D and mental illnesses had poor long-term academic achievement compared to their healthy counterparts. According to research, children and adolescents with type … Read more

Detecting mental disorders with data from wearables

Depression and anxiety are among the most common mental health disorders in the United States, yet more than half of people with these conditions go undiagnosed and untreated. Hoping to find simple ways to detect these disorders, mental health professionals are considering the role of popular wearable fitness trackers in providing data that can alert … Read more

Treatment of depression with psychological therapy linked to lower cardiovascular disease risk

According to research published in the European Heart Journal, treating depression with psychological therapies can reduce the risk of cardiovascular (CV) disease, especially in people under the age of 60. In a retrospective cohort study of 636,955 people in England aged over 45, the association between a reliable improvement in depressive symptoms following psychological therapy … Read more

Are higher blood pressure, blood sugar and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in stroke survivors associated with cognitive decline?

In a recent study published in the Open JAMA NetworkThe researchers analyzed individual participant data of 982 adult stroke survivors aged ≥ 18 years from four cohort studies conducted in the United States between 1971 and 2019. The study aimed to assess whether their elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP), glucose and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol … Read more

MSU researchers receive $3 million grant from NIH to study role of testosterone in depression

Major depressive disorder affects women twice as often as men, but researchers are still trying to identify the reasons. Michigan State University researchers recently received a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue their investigation into how male and female brains respond differently to stress and how testosterone could be the … Read more