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Medical News Today: Can these new compounds treat memory loss in depression?

Memory loss does not only occur in neurodegenerative diseases, such as dementia. It also happens with age, or in relation to mental health problems, such as depression. Now, researchers have developed new compounds that could reverse this cognitive effect. Newly developed compounds may offer fresh hope for depression-related memory loss. Memory loss is not solely… Read More »

World's first 'psychobiotic' food supplement could improve mood and memory

A daily probiotic pill could be the key to a happy mind as well as a healthy gut, according to new research. The food supplement named Zenflore has become one of the first ‘psychobiotics’ available over the counter. Traditionally, probiotics containing live bacteria and yeasts have been thought to be good for the gut. Bur… Read More »

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »