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4 Depression Subtypes Identified via PHQ-9 Tool: Affective, Somatic, Internalizing, Sensorimotor (2023 Study)

Depression, a multifaceted mental health disorder affecting millions worldwide, has long been a challenge for both diagnosis and treatment. The standard method for evaluating depression in outpatient settings, the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9), has traditionally been viewed as a unidimensional tool. However, recent research suggests that the complexities of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) may be …

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Gene Editing (CRISPR) for Alzheimers Disease Treatment

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an incurable neurodegenerative disease and the most common form of dementia. Research is ongoing to better understand AD pathogenesis and explore potential treatments. Genome editing tools like CRISPR/Cas9 offer new approaches to study and potentially treat AD. Key Facts: AD pathogenesis likely involves multiple genetic and environmental factors Gene mutations linked …

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