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UNC researchers evaluate investigational medication for treatment of postpartum depression

UNC researchers evaluate investigational medication for treatment of postpartum depression

Review suggests need for improved treatment outcome measures in clinical trials for FXS

Review suggests need for improved treatment outcome measures in clinical trials for FXS

UC scientists use artificial intelligence to accurately predict treatment outcomes for bipolar disorder

UC scientists use artificial intelligence to accurately predict treatment outcomes for bipolar disorder

Anorexia nervosa linked to genetic anomalies on chromosome 12

Anorexia nervosa linked to genetic anomalies on chromosome 12

Study finds increase in suicide risk for people with physical health conditions

Study finds increase in suicide risk for people with physical health conditions

Radiation therapy critical to treating brain tumors, but linked to significant adverse effects

Radiation therapy critical to treating brain tumors, but linked to significant adverse effects

Researchers define action profile of experimental drug intended to treat chronic pain

Researchers define action profile of experimental drug intended to treat chronic pain

Study finds evidence that genes influence empathy

Study finds evidence that genes influence empathy

Neuroimaging measures of emotional brain function may help predict PTSD

Neuroimaging measures of emotional brain function may help predict PTSD

Researchers use MRI to show how infant brain connections can predict autism risk at age two

Researchers use MRI to show how infant brain connections can predict autism risk at age two

New guidelines provide clinical and physical indicators to detect dementia with Lewy bodies

New guidelines provide clinical and physical indicators to detect dementia with Lewy bodies

Researchers explore experiences of caregivers

Researchers explore experiences of caregivers

Study reveals link between insomnia and suicidality

Study reveals link between insomnia and suicidality

Study compares health outcomes of older adults who use PCPs and those who see specialists

Study compares health outcomes of older adults who use PCPs and those who see specialists

Researchers explore accuracy of delirium diagnoses in older adults after surgeries

Researchers explore accuracy of delirium diagnoses in older adults after surgeries

Study reveals insights into having advance directives among older married adults

Study reveals insights into having advance directives among older married adults

Study finds link between memory loss, cognitive decline and small vessel disease in the brain

Study finds link between memory loss, cognitive decline and small vessel disease in the brain

Study reveals positive experience and attitude of patients on electroconvulsive therapy

Study reveals positive experience and attitude of patients on electroconvulsive therapy

EFMT technology results in greater reduction of major depressive disorder symptoms

EFMT technology results in greater reduction of major depressive disorder symptoms

Seven-hour sleep duration increases chances of achieving remission in depressed patients with insomnia

Seven-hour sleep duration increases chances of achieving remission in depressed patients with insomnia