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Researchers identify unique bleeding syndrome linked to cirrhosis and portal hypertension

Researchers identify unique bleeding syndrome linked to cirrhosis and portal hypertension

Alcoholism may have different effects on the brain’s reward system of women than in men

Alcoholism may have different effects on the brain’s reward system of women than in men

Mindfulness class provides clear benefit for women, study finds

Mindfulness class provides clear benefit for women, study finds

Closed-loop brainwave technology reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms

Closed-loop brainwave technology reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms

Poor sleep may make it harder to regulate negative emotions in people with anxiety or depression

Poor sleep may make it harder to regulate negative emotions in people with anxiety or depression

Cigarette accompanied by alcohol provides more pleasure to young adults than marijuana

Cigarette accompanied by alcohol provides more pleasure to young adults than marijuana

New online genetic study aims to enroll 50,000 individuals and families affected by autism

New online genetic study aims to enroll 50,000 individuals and families affected by autism

Study finds low cervical cancer screening rates among women with mental illness

Study finds low cervical cancer screening rates among women with mental illness

Gambling addicts have poor ability to assess and adapt to high risk situations, fMRI study finds

Gambling addicts have poor ability to assess and adapt to high risk situations, fMRI study finds

3D-printed phantom of stenotic intracranial artery helps standardize vessel-wall MRI protocols

3D-printed phantom of stenotic intracranial artery helps standardize vessel-wall MRI protocols

Th17 cell durability offers promise for next-generation adoptive cancer immunotherapy trials

Th17 cell durability offers promise for next-generation adoptive cancer immunotherapy trials

Mindfulness therapy has equally positive effect as CBT for many psychiatric symptoms

Mindfulness therapy has equally positive effect as CBT for many psychiatric symptoms

MUSC researchers provide first systemic evidence for safe use of tPA in stroke patients with SCD

MUSC researchers provide first systemic evidence for safe use of tPA in stroke patients with SCD

FDA grants approval for first drug to treat adults with tardive dyskinesia

FDA grants approval for first drug to treat adults with tardive dyskinesia

Duke researchers link specific differences in brain structure to multiple forms of mental disorder

Duke researchers link specific differences in brain structure to multiple forms of mental disorder

Researchers identify 26 novel genes linked to intellectual disability

Researchers identify 26 novel genes linked to intellectual disability

Video therapy for parents may help children at risk of developing autism

Video therapy for parents may help children at risk of developing autism

History of early life abuse may affect concentration abilities

History of early life abuse may affect concentration abilities

Study uncovers novel role for cortical interneurons in coding of spatial information

Study uncovers novel role for cortical interneurons in coding of spatial information

New drug can reduce tardive dyskinesia in patients with schizophrenia, mood disorder

New drug can reduce tardive dyskinesia in patients with schizophrenia, mood disorder