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2009-05-13 07:30:00

A new study provides convincing evidence that points to a special chemical in the brain that may contribute to the reason some people have a genetic predisposition to anxiety.

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2008-10-15 14:14:07

Scientists said on Wednesday they have pinpointed a key brain chemical involved in dealing with the sudden loss or long-term separation of a partner.

2006-08-23 14:20:14

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The body's sensitivity to a particular brain chemical may help separate those of us who can't sit still from those who can't seem to get off the couch, a study in rats suggests.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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