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Researchers report discovery of new gene linked to Tau accumulation in AD

Researchers report discovery of new gene linked to Tau accumulation in AD

Multipronged study of schizophrenia-associated syndrome receives $3.1 million NIH grant

Multipronged study of schizophrenia-associated syndrome receives $3.1 million NIH grant

New gene linked to Tau pathology

New gene linked to Tau pathology

Researchers show shared genetic origin between ALS/MND and schizophrenia

Researchers show shared genetic origin between ALS/MND and schizophrenia

MRI brain scans may help clinicians decide between CBT and drug treatment for depression

MRI brain scans may help clinicians decide between CBT and drug treatment for depression

Transgender college students more likely to experience negative consequences from drinking

Transgender college students more likely to experience negative consequences from drinking

Sleep deprivation hinders ability to identify facial expressions, study finds

Sleep deprivation hinders ability to identify facial expressions, study finds

Researchers develop novel genetic score to calculate age-specific risk of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers develop novel genetic score to calculate age-specific risk of Alzheimer's disease

Loss of partner to suicide may increase risk for mental and physical disorders

Loss of partner to suicide may increase risk for mental and physical disorders

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

‘Supportive touch’ experiences can help preterm infants in NICU respond better, research suggests

‘Supportive touch’ experiences can help preterm infants in NICU respond better, research suggests

Study reveals link between tanning dependence and other addictive behaviors

Study reveals link between tanning dependence and other addictive behaviors

Study finds greater risk of suicide following initial episode of self-harm

Study finds greater risk of suicide following initial episode of self-harm

Maternal infections during pregnancy may alter genes key to prenatal brain development

Maternal infections during pregnancy may alter genes key to prenatal brain development

Structured interviews may be effective in identifying women at risk of postpartum depression

Structured interviews may be effective in identifying women at risk of postpartum depression

Mouse study provides target for development of faster-acting antidepressant medications

Mouse study provides target for development of faster-acting antidepressant medications

Salk scientists develop new way to find responders to lithium therapy

Salk scientists develop new way to find responders to lithium therapy

Study sheds light on cellular mechanisms that enable prostate cancer cells to form secondary tumours

Study sheds light on cellular mechanisms that enable prostate cancer cells to form secondary tumours

Study finds little clinical benefit in placing nasogastric tube for treating upper GI bleeds

Study finds little clinical benefit in placing nasogastric tube for treating upper GI bleeds

Deep brain stimulation could be effective treatment option for patients with severe depressions

Deep brain stimulation could be effective treatment option for patients with severe depressions