Category: Neuroscience/Mental Health

FDA Approves Leqembi for Alzheimer’s

FDA upgrades Leqembi for AD from accelerated to traditional approval based on latest clinical data.

/ July 12, 2023

Dubious Autonomic Nervous System Claims

Beware overblown claims that autonomic testing can help almost anything.

/ June 14, 2023

What Is Dopamine Detox?

Just another fad that oversimplifies a complex problem to sell an easy fix.

/ April 12, 2023

Motivation to Exercise in Mice

A new study in mice shows a connection between gut microbiome and willingness to exercise. Could this discovery lead to improved motivation to exercise in humans? Possibly, but we don't yet know if humans share the same pathway.

/ January 10, 2023

Treating Nightmares with a Smart Watch

Preliminary evidence suggests a watch may help people with severe nightmares. Of course, more research is needed.

/ December 20, 2022

Another Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug

A new treatment for Alzheimer's Disease is promising, but we're not there yet.

/ November 30, 2022

The Bobath Concept for Cerebral Palsy and Stroke Rehabilitation

The Bobath approach, also known as Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT) is widely used for cerebral palsy and stroke rehabilitation, but it's not supported by good evidence.

/ October 18, 2022

Study of Multivitamin Use and Memory

Routine multivitamins are likely not the best strategy for cognitive effects.

/ September 21, 2022

Brain Stimulation for Memory

Brain stimulation for memory is interesting science, but don't believe the premature claims and hype.

/ August 24, 2022

Fraud, Scientific Rigor, and Alzheimer’s Research

A stunning case of possible fraud in Alzheimer's research reinforces the need for scientific rigor at every level.

/ August 10, 2022