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Addiction medicine mostly prescribed to whites, even as opioid deaths rose among blacks

Addiction medicine mostly prescribed to whites, even as opioid deaths rose among blacks

Researchers seek to settle some discrepancies related to brain anatomy and ASD

Researchers seek to settle some discrepancies related to brain anatomy and ASD

‘Eat nuts three times a week’ during pregnancy to improve your child's I.Q.

‘Eat nuts three times a week’ during pregnancy to improve your child's I.Q.

Everyday stressors may diminish blood vessel function in people with depression

Everyday stressors may diminish blood vessel function in people with depression

Transplanting gut bacteria from stress-vulnerable rats alters behavior, brain inflammation in recipient

Transplanting gut bacteria from stress-vulnerable rats alters behavior, brain inflammation in recipient

Low oxygen levels harm specific cells in the developing brain

Low oxygen levels harm specific cells in the developing brain

The long and winding road to mental health care for your kid

The long and winding road to mental health care for your kid

Targeting antidiuretic hormone vasopressin shows promise for autism

Targeting antidiuretic hormone vasopressin shows promise for autism

Rutgers study: Depression increases hospital use and mortality in children

Rutgers study: Depression increases hospital use and mortality in children

Study of teens with eating disorders explores how substance users differ from non-substance users

Study of teens with eating disorders explores how substance users differ from non-substance users

Children under 3 years old are most vulnerable to the effects of adversity, study finds

Children under 3 years old are most vulnerable to the effects of adversity, study finds

Mount Sinai study identifies 20 new genetic associations with bipolar disorder

Mount Sinai study identifies 20 new genetic associations with bipolar disorder

Diabetes drug could help with smoking cessation

Diabetes drug could help with smoking cessation

Nociceptin receptor is associated with PTSD resilience after trauma

Nociceptin receptor is associated with PTSD resilience after trauma

BUSM receives $4.9 million MLSC grant to accelerate development of new brain imaging techniques

BUSM receives $4.9 million MLSC grant to accelerate development of new brain imaging techniques

Blood based test using AI and nanotechnology devised for chronic fatigue syndrome

Blood based test using AI and nanotechnology devised for chronic fatigue syndrome

Study highlights disparity in providing mental health services across EU countries

Study highlights disparity in providing mental health services across EU countries

Genetic mutations in brain development lead to discovery of rare genetic diseases

Genetic mutations in brain development lead to discovery of rare genetic diseases

Study finds identical alcohol relapse rates among liver transplant recipients regardless of sobriety period

Study finds identical alcohol relapse rates among liver transplant recipients regardless of sobriety period

Despite expansion of insurance coverage for depression, treatment rates are lower than expected

Despite expansion of insurance coverage for depression, treatment rates are lower than expected