The latest news from SLaM
Monday, May 13, 2013

Clues to new anti-depressant drug

Researchers reveal the detailed mechanism behind how stress hormones reduce the number of new brain cells - a process considered to be linked to depression.
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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Elderly alcohol misuse rises

An increasing number of older people are drinking above recommended limits, leaving them at greater risk of developing mental health problems.
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Friday, April 19, 2013

Smokers need more help to quit

New report finds that much of the substantial lower life expectancy of people with mental disorders relates to smoking, which is often overlooked during the management and treatment of their mental health condition.
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Fast, accurate test for Alzheimer's

Scientists use an advanced computer programme to accurately detect the early signs of Alzheimer's disease from a routine clinical brain scan. The new scan can return 85% accurate diagnostic results in under 24 hours.
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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Talking therapies help thousands

People living with a severe mental illness can now benefit from greater access to talking therapies.
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Friday, March 15, 2013

The new world of talking therapies

Hundreds of healthcare professionals gathered at an event last week to discuss the increased provision of psychological therapies for people with severe mental health problems.
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