Psychiatric Diagnosis

A Dementia-Like Illness Has Sickened Over 40 People in Canada

A Dementia-Like Illness Has Sickened Over 40 People in Canada

Doctors in Canada are puzzled over a cluster of people coming down with a dementia-like brain disorder with no known diagnosis. Over the past half-decade, dozens of residents in New Brunswick are thought to have developed the condition, which includes symptoms such as memory loss, behavioural changes, and hallucinations. It…

Scientists Find Link Between Bipolar Disorder and Neuroinflammation

Scientists Find Link Between Bipolar Disorder and Neuroinflammation

Scientists may be closer to understanding how the brain can function differently in people who have bipolar disorder. In a new study, researchers say they’ve found evidence that certain brain cells trigger inflammation more easily in those who have BPD, and that these wayward cells can be linked to decreased…