Altered cholesterol metabolism in the brain may have a role in Alzheimer’s.

Altered cholesterol metabolism in the brain may have a role in Alzheimer’s.

October 12, 2021
Summary: Accumulation of amyloid-beta appears to play a central role in the development of Alzheimer’s. However, researchers have a limited understanding of the production of amyloid protein in brain cells. But new studies show that the production of amyloid-beta protein is increased in those with…

Some psychological interventions do more harm than good.

Some psychological interventions do more harm than good.

October 11, 2021
Summary: Many psychological interventions might not either work or even cause harm. Unlike medications, these therapies are not well regulated. Psychological interventions do not go through approval processes like drugs, and there is also a poorly adverse event reporting system. Experts believe that much psychological…