New study suggests metacognitions about rumination play a prominent role in depression

Jennifer E. Engen

New research provides evidence that metacognition — or how people think about their thinking — is related to the development and maintenance of depressive symptoms in adolescents. The findings, published in BMC Psychiatry, indicate that metacognitive beliefs about rumination in particular are associated with depression. “We have conducted treatment studies […]

Growth Hormone in Colon Found to Play Role in Aging Process

Jennifer E. Engen

Newswise — Los Angeles (December 14, 2021). –The findings, published in the peer-reviewed journal Cell Reports, provide important clues on how local non-pituitary growth hormone (npGH) is activated in aging colon tissue, initiating the first steps in tumor development. “We are trying to identify mechanisms for aging and what can be done to […]