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Depression is a serious medical illness that involves the brain. It's more than just a feeling of being "down in the dumps" or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 20 million people in the United States who have depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life.
UA researchers to repurpose ketamine to reduce side effects in Parkinson's patients

UA researchers to repurpose ketamine to reduce side effects in Parkinson's patients

Study provides insights into healthy aging of Asian-Americans

Study provides insights into healthy aging of Asian-Americans

Mother's microbiome determines offspring's risk of developing autism

Mother's microbiome determines offspring's risk of developing autism

Digital media use raising risk of ADHD symptoms among the young

Digital media use raising risk of ADHD symptoms among the young

Study finds discharge against medical advice as predictor of readmissions in heart attack patients

Study finds discharge against medical advice as predictor of readmissions in heart attack patients

Researchers reveal how patients in urban areas develop multiple, long-term conditions

Researchers reveal how patients in urban areas develop multiple, long-term conditions

Military personnel with head trauma and football players with suspected CTE show similar brain changes

Military personnel with head trauma and football players with suspected CTE show similar brain changes

Parental incarceration affects health behaviors of children in adulthood

Parental incarceration affects health behaviors of children in adulthood

States attacking ACA would hurt most if shield on preexisting conditions were axed

States attacking ACA would hurt most if shield on preexisting conditions were axed

Researchers reduce size of tumors in mice by artificially activating the brain's reward system

Researchers reduce size of tumors in mice by artificially activating the brain's reward system

Pre-clinical pilot study shows promising results of 'concussion pill'

Pre-clinical pilot study shows promising results of 'concussion pill'

New study documents symptoms of people before they acquire multiple sclerosis

New study documents symptoms of people before they acquire multiple sclerosis

Research provides better understanding of mechanisms underlying memory storage

Research provides better understanding of mechanisms underlying memory storage

Athletes with ADHD may be at greater risk for anxiety and depression after concussion

Athletes with ADHD may be at greater risk for anxiety and depression after concussion

UTHealth sleep expert offers tips to help position school children for academic success

UTHealth sleep expert offers tips to help position school children for academic success

Sodium nitroprusside treatment prevents schizophrenia symptoms in animal model

Sodium nitroprusside treatment prevents schizophrenia symptoms in animal model

Support circle: Family caregivers share stories and tips to ease Alzheimer’s toll

Support circle: Family caregivers share stories and tips to ease Alzheimer’s toll

Incarceration of parents during childhood impacts youth behavior

Incarceration of parents during childhood impacts youth behavior

MSU and partners receive grant to address the need for nurses in medically underserved areas

MSU and partners receive grant to address the need for nurses in medically underserved areas

Depression and anxiety in heart failure patients linked to adverse outcomes

Depression and anxiety in heart failure patients linked to adverse outcomes