Sangram Sisodia, PhD, has received a grant from philanthropic foundation Good Ventures to support research on the roles of the gut and brain microbiome on Alzheimer's disease.
At its most severe, obsessive compulsive disorder can be a debilitating condition. But with medication, therapy and now surgery, patients are finding hope in reclaiming their lives.
Within the past year, two separate studies by researchers in Canada and Denmark have suggested that higher levels of lithium in drinking water are associated with lower rates of Alzheimer’s and dementia. But according to new research from the University of Chicago, the rates of mental health disorders instead seem to be influenced by regional demographics and available healthcare resources.