March’s Top 10 Research Stories
It’s time to dive back into the data! Here are my new and noteworthy picks for this month.
Maybe it’s time to switch up your beverage of choice: new research from Kumamoto University suggests Japanese matcha tea powder improves symptoms of Depression.
Through long-term observation of over 5k 9 and 10 year olds, a Yale School of Medicine study found the the adolescents who spent the most time on their digital technology were statistically more likely to exhibit higher levels of internalizing problems two years later.
Analyzing over 150 radicalized individuals, a Canadian study showed that a majority of extremist individuals needed mental health services but often failed to receive them because they were distrustful of the system or because primary care providers felt unequipped to deal with them.
A Johns Hopkins study has isolated a particular intestinal immune cell that impacts the gut microbiome, which in turn may affect brain functions linked to stress-induced disorders such as depression.
Many studies have shown that people with certain personality profiles are more satisfied with their life than others but does this hold true throughout life? This study suggests the answer is yes.
Researchers analyzing 109,890 primary care physician (PCP) visits between 2006 to 2018 showed record highs in the percentage of PCP visits addressing mental health concerns in this study.
New data suggesting the mental health impact of COVID was overblown estimates that general mental health including anxiety and depression symptoms were close to zero and not statistically significant, and significant changes were of minimal to small magnitudes.
Recent American Hospital Association (AHA) case studies underscored the importance of reaching rural residents, in this case through a mobile, home-based treatment service addressing opioid use disorder.
Though welfare-to-work reform has increased employment rates among single mothers, there is an associated cost to mom and her children’s mental health, new research shows.