Stanford Medicine scientists receive $10 million for sleep and autism research

A group of Stanford University medical scientists have been awarded nearly $10 million from the National Institutes of Health’s Centers of Excellence for Autism Program. The funding, announced by the National Institutes of Health on September 6, will support research on the relationship between sleep disturbance and symptoms of autism. This is the first time … Read more

Singapore researchers have identified a protein that transports degraded membrane lipids from lysosomes

Researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School and colleagues in Singapore have identified a protein that transports degraded membrane lipids from lysosomes, cellular organelles that are the cell’s breaking factories. The results are published in Proceedings of the National Academy of SciencesAnd the Increased understanding of the particle’s role in health and disease. “Particles are found in … Read more

The farm group seeks to teach mental health first aid | local news

Advocates say farmers’ suicide rates outpace nearly any other profession in America, which is why they’re sponsoring a mental health first aid program next month at Homer. ‚ÄúData released in January 2022 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that suicide rates in agriculture are worse than almost any sector at a rate … Read more

Healthy older adults show greater mental well-being but less cognition than younger adults

Young and old can learn a thing or two from each other, at least when it comes to mental health and cognition. In a new study published on September 12, 2022 in psychology and aging, researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that healthy older adults show greater mental well-being … Read more

Study suggests regular activity patterns are important for healthy aging and mental health

A new study led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh shows that older adults who rise consistently early and stay active throughout the day are happier and perform better on cognitive tests than those with irregular activity patterns. The results have been published online at Gamma Psychiatry, indicates that the activity patterns – ; … Read more