People living with common allergies such as asthma, hay fever, and atopic dermatitis are at greater risk of developing depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and neuroticism. Researchers report the link was likely not causal.
Cognitive decline was associated with accelerated bone loss and an increased risk of fractures in older women.
From more frequent sleep disruptions to increased lucid dreams, a new study investigates how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted sleep and dreaming.
Chronic stress which involves the HPA axis may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.
Studies reveal a small number of people developed symptoms associated with Guillain-Barre syndrome following the Astra-Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine. As with all vaccines, while a tiny percentage of people may develop adverse side effects, it is still vital that people continue to get vaccinated against COVID.
Older adults who listened to calming music before sleep, or while falling asleep, had better sleep quality than those who did not.
As frailty worsened in older people, symptoms of depression increased. This was exacerbated by shortened sleep duration.
People living in areas with high levels of daytime noise had a 36% higher risk of being diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, and a 30% increased risk of Alzheimer's disease than those living in quieter neighborhoods.