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Professor Joanna Moncrieff, pictured, a consultant psychiatrist at University College London, has led a team of researchers who have disproved the long-held believe of a link between low serotonin levels and depression

Joanne Moncrieff of University College London ‘disproves link between low serotonin and depression

Antidepressants do work, insist top doctors as they hit back at bombshell study  Top psychiatrists have rounded on the authors of a bombshell study which cast doubts on the effectiveness of antidepressants, labelling the findings ‘absurd’ and ‘grossly exaggerated.’ Last week, researchers at University College London said they had disproved a theory dating back to the …

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Professor Joanna Moncrieff, pictured, a consultant psychiatrist at University College London, has led a team of researchers who have disproved the long-held believe of a link between low serotonin levels and depression

Joanne Moncrieff of University College London ‘disproves link between low serotonin and depression

Antidepressants do work, insist top doctors as they hit back at bombshell study  Top psychiatrists have rounded on the authors of a bombshell study which cast doubts on the effectiveness of antidepressants, labelling the findings ‘absurd’ and ‘grossly exaggerated.’ Last week, researchers at University College London said they had disproved a theory dating back to the …

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Gut symptoms that come and go are most likely to be caused by irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS as it’s also known. The problem is very common, and is often linked to eating certain foods. Sufferers can experience abdominal pain, as well as constipation, diarrhoea and bloating

DR ELLIE CANNON: Why do I get awful stomach pain and sickness so often?

Every three to four weeks I get a terrible stomach ache, with sickness and other distressing digestive problems. I’ve had scans, but they come back normal. I’ve tried liquid diets, but they don’t help. What could be wrong? Gut symptoms that come and go are most likely to be caused by irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS …

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Hoping for a breakthrough, the search for answers on long Covid continues

Hoping for a breakthrough, the search for answers on long Covid continues

A new US study is the latest to identify several factors that make some people more susceptible to long Covid than others. Yet with millions around the globe experiencing debilitating symptoms weeks or months after first being infected, the medical establishment does not yet understand why.  Patients who have been obese at some point prior to …

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Self-Reflection Linked to Improved Late-Life Cognition and Brain Health – Neuroscience News

Summary: A person’s ability to self-reflect is associated with cognition and glucose metabolism later in life, a new study finds. Those who engage in more self-reflection had improved cognition, better overall brain health, and increased glucose metabolism later in life. Source: UCL Self-reflection is positively associated with cognition late in life as well as glucose …

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Recent advances in space health and medicine

When astronauts go to outer space, microgravity, intense cosmic radiation and extreme cold can have negative impacts on their bodies and health. Scientists want to better understand the intricate details of what happens to humans in space, and they’re trying to come up with ways to counteract these effects. Below are some recent papers published …

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