New blood test to pick the best drug for patients with depression

Posted in Medicine on 8th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

UK scientists have developed a blood test to help doctors pick the best drug for patients with depression.

Brain Scans Could Predict Who Will Benefit From CBT

Posted in Medicine on 29th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

If we could tell who will be unlikely to benefit from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, resources could be saved by offering them alternative forms of treatment.

The rise of intelligence enhancement

Posted in Science on 27th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Modafinil, which is typically used to treat sleep disorders, is a cognitive enhancer. Essentially, it can help normal people think better.

Anxiety can damage the brain

Posted in Medicine on 9th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Anxiety can accelerate conversion to Alzheimers for those with mild cognitive impairment.

Measuring Brainwaves Could Lead To An Objective Autism Diagnosis

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

The electrical signals emitted by the autistic brain paint a much more precise picture of the disorder.