Greater Lean Muscle Mass Means Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

This study used a method called Mendelian randomization to investigate whether having more lean muscle mass is associated with a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

The Relation of Inflammation and Depression in Youth

Examining the association between depression and inflammation among children and adolescents. The researchers conducted a comprehensive search and selected 22 relevant studies with a total of 20,791 participants.

Marijuana Linked to Negative Mental Health

A study followed over 6.6 million individuals for a long period and found that excessive cannabis use is
linked to a higher risk of certain mental health conditions.

Increased Omega 3 Intake Led to Better Cognitive Function in Middle Life

Around 2,100 middle-aged, dementia, and stroke-free participants underwent brain scans and cognitive tests.

Petting A Dog May Lead to Increased Brain Function

New research suggests that petting a dog may lead to more significant and efficient brain function.

Weighing In on a Good Night’s Rest

If you want a good night’s rest, you may be interested in a new study published in the Journal of Sleep, where researchers tested weighted blankets on 26 volunteers with no prior sleep issues.

Skipping the Evening Meal May Improve Your Mood

Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers conducted a randomized controlled study on 19 participants made up of 12 men and seven women. Participants were subjected to conditions that simulated night shift work and were then randomly assigned to one of two mealtimes.

Spending Time in the Sun May Reduce Risk of Developing Multiple Sclerosis by Half in Children

Researchers compared the data of 332 people with MS with data from 534 people of similar age and sex who did not have MS. The age group of the participants ranged from three to 22.

Exercise May Make You Younger

Exercise is known to have many benefits for physical and mental health. New research now shows that exercise also makes you younger.