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Discovery of protein function opens door to potential therapies for addiction, behavioral disorders

Discovery of protein function opens door to potential therapies for addiction, behavioral disorders

Study discovers paradoxical proinflammatory effect of endocannabinoids in the brain

Study discovers paradoxical proinflammatory effect of endocannabinoids in the brain

Resveratrol shows promise for anxiety and depression

Resveratrol shows promise for anxiety and depression

Plant compound found in red wine displays anti-stress effects

Plant compound found in red wine displays anti-stress effects

Targeted treatment offers symptom relief for patients with psychosis

Targeted treatment offers symptom relief for patients with psychosis

Dietary supplement improves neuronal function of a patient with atypical Rett syndrome

Dietary supplement improves neuronal function of a patient with atypical Rett syndrome

Finnish researchers discover gene mutation that reduces fear, anxiety and increases social interaction

Finnish researchers discover gene mutation that reduces fear, anxiety and increases social interaction

Researchers describe mathematical model as key to developing effective drugs for brain disorders

Researchers describe mathematical model as key to developing effective drugs for brain disorders

Cannabinoid receptor type 1 appears to be potential target to treat Down syndrome

Cannabinoid receptor type 1 appears to be potential target to treat Down syndrome

Exposure to cannabis, stress during adolescence may lead to long-term anxiety disorders

Exposure to cannabis, stress during adolescence may lead to long-term anxiety disorders

New discovery may unlock development of next-generation sleeping pill

New discovery may unlock development of next-generation sleeping pill

Scientists discover primary, direct target of alcohol in the brain

Scientists discover primary, direct target of alcohol in the brain

Recategorization recommendations for drug in hallucinogenic mushrooms

Recategorization recommendations for drug in hallucinogenic mushrooms

Huntington's disease may take effect much earlier in life than previously believed, study suggests

Huntington's disease may take effect much earlier in life than previously believed, study suggests

DFG to honor two researchers with Ursula M. Händel Animal Welfare Prize

DFG to honor two researchers with Ursula M. Händel Animal Welfare Prize

Exercise alters brain's dopamine system to help treat addiction, study finds

Exercise alters brain's dopamine system to help treat addiction, study finds

Study reveals unexpected mechanism that induces thirst after alcohol or sugar exposure

Study reveals unexpected mechanism that induces thirst after alcohol or sugar exposure

Hypercaloric food intake promotes major behavioral and cognitive changes

Hypercaloric food intake promotes major behavioral and cognitive changes

Scientists decipher molecular structure of antipsychotic docked in its key receptor

Scientists decipher molecular structure of antipsychotic docked in its key receptor

Synergy between two neurotrophic factors exerts beneficial effect in early phase of Parkinson’s disease

Synergy between two neurotrophic factors exerts beneficial effect in early phase of Parkinson’s disease