Douglas Mental Health Institute

Could olfactory loss point to Alzheimer’s disease?

Published: 15Aug2017

By the time you start losing your memory, it's almost too late. That's because the damage to your brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) may already have been going on for as long as twenty...

Playing with your brain

Published: 8Aug2017

Human-computer interactions, such as playing video games, can have a negative impact on the brain, says a new Canadian study published in Molecular Psychiatry. For over 10 years, scientists have...

It’s all in a good night’s sleep

Published: 8Jan2015

Making sure school-aged kids get to sleep at a regular hour is often a struggle for parents. But a study by researchers at McGill University and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in...