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Understanding the links between poverty and mental health can help policymakers design more effective policies to improve both.

Depression accelerates aging in the brain, but scientists are expanding their understanding of its effects and making strides toward developing drugs to treat associated cognitive symptoms, according to research revealed at a 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting news briefing.

Researchers have found correlations between Neandertal-derived genes and disease states in modern humans.