Neuroscientists identify 'anxiety cells' in the brain's hippocampus
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  February 8, 2018  
  Psychiatry  
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The common food preservative sodium benzoate improves symptoms in clozapine-resistant schizophrenia patients, according to a new study published in Biological Psychiatry.
 
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As lawmakers face another deadline this week for passing legislation to keep the federal government open, one of the outstanding issues is long-term funding for a key health care safety-net program.
 
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 Somatization Symptoms
 
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 Neuroscientists identify 'anxiety cells' in the brain's hippocampus
 
Neuroscientists identify 'anxiety cells' in the brain's hippocampusDo your palms sweat when you walk down a poorly lit street at night? That feeling may be traced to the firing of newly identified "anxiety" cells deep inside your brain, according to new research from neuroscientists at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco.
 
 
 Novel grape-derived compounds could be developed as therapeutic agents for treatment of depression
 
Novel grape-derived compounds could be developed as therapeutic agents for treatment of depressionIn a study to be published online February 2 in Nature Communications, scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai describe an extensive analysis of novel grape-derived compounds, dihydrocaffeic acid (DHCA) and malvidin-3'-O-glucoside (Mal-gluc),which might be developed as therapeutic agents for the treatment of depression.
 
 
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 Excitatory magnetic brain stimulation reduces emotional arousal to fearful faces, study shows
 
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 Review: Mindfulness strategies may help prevent or interrupt cravings for food, drugs
 
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