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adhd-july18.jpg Frequent use of digital media is associated with the development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms during adolescence, finds a new study conducted by a team of researchers of the University of Southern California.

In the largest study ever to analyse the possible link between chronotype and mood disorders, researchers have found that early risers are significantly less likely to develop depression.

Epilepsy-011918.jpg A study conducted by researchers of the China Medical University, Taiwan, has found that adding the common food preservative Sodium benzoate as an adjuvant to Clozapine, the "gold standard" treatment for patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia improved the symptoms in patients with refractory schizophrenia.

BillGates-CuringAlzheimers-111317.jpg Billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is making a personal investment of $50 million into the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that invests in projects and companies to develop treatments for the brain-wasting disease. The investment is not part of Gates' philanthropic Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has focused primarily on infectious diseases.

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