Tests to measure the sense of smell could soon be widely used as a method of detecting Alzheimer’s disease from its early stages. Scientists have become increasingly aware that the sense declines sharply as the disease begins to take hold.
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Cataracts linked to depression in the elderly
Elderly people with cataracts are more likely to suffer from depression, a new study has found. Published in the December edition of Optometry and Vision Science, the research was conducted by Haifang Wang, MSc, of Soochow University, Suzhou, China, along with a number of colleagues.
Inflammatory cytokines could be linked with depression, study shows
There could be a link between inflammatory cytokines and depression, findings suggest.
Inflammatory cytokines could be associated with increased levels of depression and psychosis, a new study has found.
9 out of 10 workers with mental health issues suffer discrimination
There is still a clear stigma surrounding mental health in the workplace, findings show.
Some nine out of ten employees with mental health issues face discrimination in the workplace, according to a new study.
New cafe opens to combat elderly loneliness
A cafe in Leeds, West Yorkshire, has opened with the hope of combating loneliness in elderly people, which is a huge problem across the UK.
Mental health still needs more improvements
A new report has revealed that there are many changes that still need to be made to mental health services to improve care.
The new report has said that political parties need to act together to improve mental health services across the country.
New mental health campaign starring TV presenter Matt Johnson launched
A new mental health campaign has been launched to encourage people to do the smallest acts of kindness in order to promote mental health.
Time to Change Wales has launched a campaign in order to promote mental health.
Sleep helps the brain to preserve memories
A study has found that sleep prioritises the most important memories, which stay in your mind on a long-term basis.
A research study has found that sleep is beneficial for keeping the most important memories fresh in your mind.
Third of workers experience mental health problems
A new study has shown the impact of mental health problems in the workplace, highlighting the prevalence of the issue.
New research has shown that nearly a third of workers will experience some kind of mental health problem during their career.