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2013-02-06 10:04:30

Individuals who drink excessively or are alcohol dependent (AD) have reduced central serotonergic neurotransmission, which can have an impact on planning, judgment, self-control, and emotional regulation.

2011-07-28 23:30:28

Researchers have developed a toolkit that enables them to turn off targeted cell populations while leaving others unaffected.

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2011-03-24 07:20:00

Chinese scientists say they have found a chemical inside the brains of mice that controls sexual preference.

2010-09-16 20:56:25

The response time to antidepressants, such as Prozac, is around three weeks.

2010-01-14 12:47:54

A new study provides insight into the molecular characteristics that make a brain susceptible to anxiety and depression and less likely to respond to treatment with antidepressant medication.

2008-11-21 08:07:47

DNA plays a role in the amount of alcohol you drink, researchers say.

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2008-02-13 14:05:00

A new thesis from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet shows that the brain’s serotonin system differs between men and women. The scientists who conducted the study think that they have found one of the reasons why depression and chronic anxiety are more common in women than in men.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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