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Research Finds Biomarkers in Older Adults With Late-Life Depression – Neuroscience News

Summary: The biological changes that occur as a result of aging could be a mechanism behind why older adults with depression do not have a full resolution of symptoms following taking antidepressants. Source: UConn Major depression in older adults is very common, disabling, and increases the risk of many diseases of aging, including Alzheimer’s disease …

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Self-Reflection Linked to Improved Late-Life Cognition and Brain Health – Neuroscience News

Summary: A person’s ability to self-reflect is associated with cognition and glucose metabolism later in life, a new study finds. Those who engage in more self-reflection had improved cognition, better overall brain health, and increased glucose metabolism later in life. Source: UCL Self-reflection is positively associated with cognition late in life as well as glucose …

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