People with anxiety perceive the world differently

People with anxiety perceive the world differently

An anxiety disorder is a serious mental condition and can wreak havoc on the affected person’s life. A chronic anxiety has many ill effects which can render a person incapable of carrying on with normal life. It can alter the brain functionality of a person who is in the grip of prolonged anxiety. According to a recent study, people with anxiety even fail to distinguish between neutral and threatening stimuli. Read more

Immune system plays bigger role in development of Alzheimer’s: Study

Immune system plays bigger role in development of Alzheimer’s: Study

Previous studies have indicated the role of immune system in Alzheimer’s disease (AD), but now, a group of researchers at the University of California, Irvine, has indicated that certain unexpected parts of the immune system may have an increased role in the development of this disease. The study, titled “The adaptive immune system restrains Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis by modulating microglial function,” was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in February, 2016. Read more