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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy linked to reduced risk of depressive relapse

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy linked to reduced risk of depressive relapse

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The largest meta-analysis so far of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for recurrent depression has found that MBCT is an effective treatment option that can help prevent the recurrence of major depression.
New report shows electronic cigarettes are beneficial to UK public health

New report shows electronic cigarettes are beneficial to UK public health

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Electronic cigarettes have the potential to contribute significantly to reducing death and disability caused by Britain's biggest killer, say experts in The BMJ today, including Professor Ann McNeill from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London.
Smartphones and wearable devices could revolutionise medical care for people with brain disorders

Smartphones and wearable devices could revolutionise medical care for people with brain disorders

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A major new research programme supported by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) launches today [26 April], which will develop new ways of monitoring major depressive disorder, epilepsy, and multiple sclerosis using wearable devices and smartphone technology.
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Neurotransmitter effects on the birth and death of oligodendrocytes

Neurotransmitter effects on the birth and death of oligodendrocytes

Date
4 May 2016
Location
Guys Campus, Wolfson CARD Seminar Room, Wolfson Wing
Description
This Wolfson CARD seminar will be presented by Dr Niki Hamilton-Whitaker of UCL and hosted by Professor Pat Doherty.
A neural circuit that regulates cortical state and enhances plasticity

A neural circuit that regulates cortical state and enhances plasticity

Date
5 May 2016
Location
Gordon Museum, Guy's Campus, Hodgkin Building, SE1 1UL
Description
This Department of Developmental Neurobiology Seminar will be presented by Dr Melanie Woodin and hosted by Winnie Wefelmeyer.
Mitochondria: are they causal players in senescence

Mitochondria: are they causal players in senescence

Date
11 May 2016
Location
Guys Campus, Wolfson CARD Seminar Room, Wolfson Wing
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This Wolfson CARD seminar will be presented by Dr Joao Passos of the University of Newcastleand hosted by Dr Joe Bateman.
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