Summary: A worsening of suicidal thoughts in young people has been linked to sleep disturbances. Participants of the new study who reported lots of variation of when they fall asleep also reported more incidences of insomnia and nightmares, which also lower the threshold for suicidal ideations. Source: Stanford. Among young adults at risk for suicide, …

Scientific knowledge is expanding every day at an exponential rate and the implications of new developments, particularly those that challenge the current framework regarding the true nature of reality, are far-reaching indeed. One area that continues to become a focal point of study for many physicians and neuroscientists is the relationship between mind, brain, and …

Men , women and memory

The study, published in JAMA Neurology, measured memory performance, brain structure according to lower hippocampal volume and the presence of amyloid – brain plaques associated with Alzheimer’s disease. “Our objectives were to compare age, sex and APOE ε4 effects on memory performance, hippocampal volume and amyloid positron emission tomography (PET) across the adult lifespan,” write …

It’s on the Tip of My Tongue

It just happened to me the other day: I was watchingMarvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and there was a new guest star; I turned to my husband and said – “Oh I remember her – she was in ‘Angel’ and the new ‘Much Ado About Nothing’…Amy something or other….” And then I drove myself crazy trying …