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Brain protein may cause high rates of depression in perimenopause

A new study suggests that elevated levels of a specific brain protein may explain why so many women experience depression during perimenopause. The work, led by Toronto scientist Dr. Jeffrey Meyer, concludes that...

Depression in elderly associated with Alzheimer’s risk

A new study has revealed that depression builds up beta-amyloid plaque in the brain that could cause Alzheimer’s in aged people. Many people develop depression in the latest stages of life, but until now doctors had no...

High Blood Sugar Causes Brain Changes that Raise Depression Risk

Researchers have found a possible biological reason why people with diabetes are prone to depression. A new study shows that high blood glucose (sugar) levels in patients with Type 1 diabetes increase the levels of a brain neurotransmitter...

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