Science News About Bipolar Disorder
- Clinical Decision Support System Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in Patients With Serious Mental Illness
A new study shows the use of a clinical decision support system to prompt the use of shared decision-making tools, such as handouts, may result in positive impacts on long-term cardiovascular health in patients with serious mental illness.
- Gene Readouts Contribute To Distinctness of Mental Disorders
A new study conducted by researchers at NIMH suggests that differences in the expression of gene transcripts – readouts copied from DNA that help maintain and build our cells – may hold the key to understanding how mental disorders with shared genetic risk factors result in different patterns of onset, symptoms, course of illness, and treatment responses.
- NIMH’s Carlos Zarate Jr., M.D., Elected to National Academy of Medicine
Carlos Zarate Jr., M.D., chief of the Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch within the NIMH Intramural Research Program, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
- Outdoor Light Linked with Teens’ Sleep and Mental Health
A large-scale study of U.S. teens shows associations between outdoor, artificial light at night and health outcomes.