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UC researchers to examine how stress hormones affect cell degeneration in Parkinson's patients

UC researchers to examine how stress hormones affect cell degeneration in Parkinson's patients

Link between two key parts of the brain plays a role in neuropsychiatric brain disorders

Link between two key parts of the brain plays a role in neuropsychiatric brain disorders

Starting hormone treatment in adolescence linked to better mental health in transgender people

Starting hormone treatment in adolescence linked to better mental health in transgender people

Study offers new evidence on how childhood immunometabolic risk factors may lead to depression, psychosis

Study offers new evidence on how childhood immunometabolic risk factors may lead to depression, psychosis

Ketamine plus psychological therapy can help people stay off alcohol for longer time

Ketamine plus psychological therapy can help people stay off alcohol for longer time

Researchers identify gene expression signatures linked to suicide risk

Researchers identify gene expression signatures linked to suicide risk

Physical activity may help boost synaptic functioning in older adults

Physical activity may help boost synaptic functioning in older adults

Study provides deeper insights into familial Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis

Study provides deeper insights into familial Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis

Study reinforces the link between microglia and some cases of brain disease

Study reinforces the link between microglia and some cases of brain disease

New study links anxiety and PTSD to increased myelin in brain's gray matter

New study links anxiety and PTSD to increased myelin in brain's gray matter

FAU researchers urge to prescribe aspirin based on benefit-to-risk not age

FAU researchers urge to prescribe aspirin based on benefit-to-risk not age

Study defines a novel way to identify potential new interventions for autism

Study defines a novel way to identify potential new interventions for autism

Birth during the pandemic associated with slightly lower scores in infants' motor and social skills

Birth during the pandemic associated with slightly lower scores in infants' motor and social skills

Research demonstrates the safety, feasibility of psilocybin administered at doses of 10mg or 25mg

Research demonstrates the safety, feasibility of psilocybin administered at doses of 10mg or 25mg

Researchers identify a biomarker in platelets that tracks the extent of depression

Researchers identify a biomarker in platelets that tracks the extent of depression

New systematic review finds low-quality evidence on the effectiveness of hangover remedies

New systematic review finds low-quality evidence on the effectiveness of hangover remedies

New study targets the methylation profile of microglia from human brain

New study targets the methylation profile of microglia from human brain

Recently evolved region of the ‘dark genome’ provides clues to treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder

Recently evolved region of the ‘dark genome’ provides clues to treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder

Schools account for a small, but important part of young person's mental health

Schools account for a small, but important part of young person's mental health

Changes in white matter connections during development linked to psychosis risk

Changes in white matter connections during development linked to psychosis risk