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Cooling brain prevents cell death in young mice exposed to anesthesia

Cooling brain prevents cell death in young mice exposed to anesthesia

New hope for Batten disease sufferers

New hope for Batten disease sufferers

New ray of hope for children with Batten disease

New ray of hope for children with Batten disease

Little evidence to support therapies for post-traumatic stress disorder

Little evidence to support therapies for post-traumatic stress disorder

Review of PTSD treatments

Review of PTSD treatments

FDA approves Norditropin for short stature in children with Noonan syndrome

FDA approves Norditropin for short stature in children with Noonan syndrome

Cancer patients are at high risk for potential drug interactions

Cancer patients are at high risk for potential drug interactions

FDA approves Prezista (darunavir)

FDA approves Prezista (darunavir)

Novel research points to promising relief target for chronic pain

Novel research points to promising relief target for chronic pain

Off-label prescribing common, often not backed by data

Off-label prescribing common, often not backed by data

Large scale study shows success of epilepsy surgery

Large scale study shows success of epilepsy surgery

Repligen commences phase 2 trial of RG2417 for bipolar depression

Repligen commences phase 2 trial of RG2417 for bipolar depression

SSRIs most effective in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

SSRIs most effective in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

FDA panel approves vaccine for shingles

FDA panel approves vaccine for shingles

Bumetanide may help treat seizures in newborns

Bumetanide may help treat seizures in newborns

Effects of anticonvulsants on women

Effects of anticonvulsants on women

Depressant benzodiazepine especially effective at treating seizure in alcohol withdrawal syndrome patients

Depressant benzodiazepine especially effective at treating seizure in alcohol withdrawal syndrome patients

Older-style antidepressants, as well as anticonvulsant drugs, can help ease the disabling pain caused by nerve tissue damage

Older-style antidepressants, as well as anticonvulsant drugs, can help ease the disabling pain caused by nerve tissue damage

Anticonvulsant drug valproate poses greater birth-defect risk than suspected

Anticonvulsant drug valproate poses greater birth-defect risk than suspected

Anti-seizure drugs slow aging in roundworms

Anti-seizure drugs slow aging in roundworms