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Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia & Cognitive Disorders
Biogen Inc revived plans on Tuesday to seek U.S. approval for Alzheimer's treatment aducanumab, surprising investors and saying data from more patients in two discontinued studies showed the drug reduced the decline of patients.
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The worldwide prevalence of depression among people with HIV/AIDS is 31%, according to new findings.
Bipolar Disorders
The risk for Parkinson disease appears to be much higher in people with bipolar disorder than in the general population, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
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The Vivibot chatbot may reduce anxiety among young people who have been treated for cancer, a small feasibility study suggests.
Suicide
Suicide attempts are rising among black teens in the U.S. even as they fall among youth from other racial and ethnic groups, a study suggests.
Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia & Cognitive Disorders
For older adults, hearing aids may delay some forms of mental and physical decline associated with hearing loss and aging, a US study suggests.
Depression
Young adults who eat poorly and feel depressed might be able to perk themselves up by switching to a healthier diet, a small study suggests.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
The suicide of a 16-year-old who was cyberbullied over sexually explicit messages he exchanged with another boy shows acceptance - including legal support - is key to improving mental health, LGBT+ advocates said on World Mental Health Day on…
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Johnson & Johnson must pay $8 billion in punitive damages to a man who previously won $680,000 over his claims that it failed to warn that young men using its antipsychotic drug Risperdal could grow breasts, a Philadelphia jury said on Tuesday.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Young people who attempt suicide by poisoning often use antidepressants or over-the-counter medicines like acetaminophen, ibuprofen and aspirin, a US study suggests.
Depression
Teens with positive family relationships may be less likely to develop depression during adolescence or early adulthood, a new study suggests.
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