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Meet the man who made CRISPR monkey clones to study depression

Added: 20.04.2019 18:31 | 1 views | 0 comments

Hung-Chun Chang told New Scientist about his team’s controversial project to find drugs for depression and schizophrenia using clones of gene-edited monkeys

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Child's elevated mental ill-health risk if mother treated for infection during pregnancy

Added: 19.04.2019 18:30 | 3 views | 0 comments

Risks for autism and depression are higher if one's mother was in hospital with an infection during pregnancy. This is shown by a major Swedish observational study of nearly 1.8 million children.

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First double-blind controlled trial of TNS shows reduced symptoms in some children with ADHD

Added: 19.04.2019 18:26 | 3 views | 0 comments

Currently approved in Canada and Europe for adults with medication-resistant depression and seizures, trigeminal nerve stimulation (TNS) has been found to be an effective and safe means of treatment for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), reports a new study.

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Attention deficit disorders could stem from impaired brain coordination

Added: 19.04.2019 18:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

Researchers have discovered how two brain regions work together to maintain attention, and how discordance between the regions could lead to attention deficit disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression.

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Exposure to childhood violence linked to psychiatric disorders

Added: 19.04.2019 18:26 | 2 views | 0 comments

Investing in diminishing socioeconomic status inequalities and in preventing violent events during childhood may improve the mental health of youths from low socioeconomic status backgrounds. The results showed that having experienced any traumatic event and low socioeconomic status were associated with an internalizing disorder such as depression and anxiety and an externalizing disorder including attention-deficit hyperactivity.

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How to Help Someone With Depression

Added: 18.04.2019 20:23 | 3 views | 0 comments

A guide to keeping the friendship — and your own well-being — intact.

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Ancient 'Texas Serengeti' had elephant-like animals, rhinos, alligators and more

Added: 18.04.2019 20:23 | 6 views | 0 comments

During the Great Depression, Texans were put to work as fossil hunters. The workers retrieved tens of thousands of specimens that have been studied in small bits and pieces while stored in the state collections of The University of Texas at Austin for the past 80 years. Now, decades after they were first collected, a researcher has studied and identified an extensive collection of fossils from dig sites near Beeville, Texas, and found that the fauna make up a veritable 'Texas Serengeti.'

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People with depression are less likely to have certain gut bacteria

Added: 18.04.2019 18:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

People who lack certain bacteria are more likely to have depression, according to the largest study yet to find a link between the microbiome and mental health

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There’s a mental health crisis among doctors

Added: 17.04.2019 23:18 | 8 views | 0 comments

Depression among doctors is more common than we may think, and it starts in medical school, says primary care physician Elisabeth Poorman. Dr. Poorman joined THINK to talk about the “cloud of silence” around mental illness in medicine and how it’s a byproduct of a dysfunctional healthcare system.

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Can blocking a single protein tackle depression, obesity, and pain?

Added: 17.04.2019 19:35 | 1 views | 0 comments

New research finds that a 'highly selective inhibitor' of a single protein can relieve stress, diet-induced obesity, and improve mood in mice.

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