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Study: Stricter firearm legislation associated with reduced murder and suicide rates

Study: Stricter firearm legislation associated with reduced murder and suicide rates

Nitrate-cured meats may contribute to mania, study finds

Nitrate-cured meats may contribute to mania, study finds

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

Early childhood adversity increases sensitivity of the body's immune response to cocaine

Early childhood adversity increases sensitivity of the body's immune response to cocaine

New AASM guideline recommends use of actigraphy for sleep disorders

New AASM guideline recommends use of actigraphy for sleep disorders

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

Public to set research priorities in field of ethnic inequalities and severe mental illness

Public to set research priorities in field of ethnic inequalities and severe mental illness

Machine-learning may aid in diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders

Machine-learning may aid in diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders

Sodium nitroprusside treatment prevents schizophrenia symptoms in animal model

Sodium nitroprusside treatment prevents schizophrenia symptoms in animal model

Repeated testing produces 'practice effect' that obscures true cognitive decline

Repeated testing produces 'practice effect' that obscures true cognitive decline

Black adults more likely to develop high blood pressure by age of 55

Black adults more likely to develop high blood pressure by age of 55

Depression and anxiety in heart failure patients linked to adverse outcomes

Depression and anxiety in heart failure patients linked to adverse outcomes

Study discovers hidden brain state dynamics that regulate performance and decision-making

Study discovers hidden brain state dynamics that regulate performance and decision-making

Streamlining and translating basic science discoveries into the clinic

Streamlining and translating basic science discoveries into the clinic

Psychedelics and their role in treatment of mental health disorders

Psychedelics and their role in treatment of mental health disorders

New mouse model could shed light on autism subtype

New mouse model could shed light on autism subtype

URI researchers working to develop novel medication to treat alcohol use disorder

URI researchers working to develop novel medication to treat alcohol use disorder

Voluntary and involuntary electroconvulsive therapy for depression provide similar outcomes

Voluntary and involuntary electroconvulsive therapy for depression provide similar outcomes

Less than a quarter of youth treated for anxiety disorder stay in remission over long term

Less than a quarter of youth treated for anxiety disorder stay in remission over long term

Researchers examine whether taking a hallucinogen can curb cocaine use

Researchers examine whether taking a hallucinogen can curb cocaine use