Genetic analysis can enhance outcomes of depression treatment
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 Genetic analysis can enhance outcomes of depression treatmentGenetic analysis can enhance outcomes of depression treatment
 
The failure of drugs such as SSRIs, used to treat depression, can be a result of genetic variations in patients.
 
   Study highlights new long-acting approach for prevention of malariaStudy highlights new long-acting approach for prevention of malaria
 
A new study, published in Nature Communications, conducted by the University of Liverpool and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine highlights a new 'long acting' medicine for the prevention of malaria.
 
   Gut-brain axis and psychobioticsGut-brain axis and psychobiotics
 
The term ‘psychobiotic’ represents a live organism that, when taken in appropriate amounts, provides certain health benefits for patients with psychiatric illnesses. Studying these novel classes of probiotics may open up the prospect of rearranging gut microbiota to effectively manage different psychiatric disorders.
 
 States face costly conundrum: How to treat inmates with hepatitis C
 
States face costly conundrum: How to treat inmates with hepatitis CIn a corner of Jymie Jimerson’s house in the town of Sparta, in southwestern Missouri, she has set up a kind of shrine. It has Native American art representing her Cherokee heritage alongside Willie Nelson albums, books and photos in remembrance of her late husband.
 
 
 Combination chemotherapy increases survival in animal models of glioblastoma
 
Combination chemotherapy increases survival in animal models of glioblastomaA diagnosis of the brain cancer glioblastoma carries a dismal prognosis, with most patients dying within five years.
 
 
 University under fire for off-the-grid herpes vaccine experiments
 
University under fire for off-the-grid herpes vaccine experimentsSouthern Illinois University's medical school has halted all herpes research, one of its most high-profile projects, amid growing controversy over a researcher's unauthorized methods offshore and in the U.S.
 
 
 Exposure to estrogen-mimicking compounds may reverse effects of breast cancer treatment
 
Exposure to estrogen-mimicking compounds may reverse effects of breast cancer treatmentScientists from The Scripps Research Institute have discovered that two estrogen-mimicking compounds found in many foods appear to potently reverse the effects of palbociclib/letrozole, a popular drug combination for treating breast cancer.
 
 
 Study identifies new target for treatment of depression
 
Study identifies new target for treatment of depressionAccording to the World Health Organization more than three hundred million people worldwide are affected by major depressive disorder. Unfortunately, the antidepressants commonly used to treat them only work for 50% of the population.