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How depression and antidepressant drugs work: New insight from depressed mice helps researchers unite two hypotheses New research demonstrates the effectiveness of ketamine to treat depression in a mouse model of the disease and brings together two hypotheses for the cause of depression.
Medical News Today | May 18, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists develop 'virtual partner' that can elicit emotional responses from a human partner in real-time Can machines think? That's what renowned mathematician Alan Turing sought to understand back in the 1950s when he created an imitation game to find out if a human interrogator could tell a human...
Medical News Today | May 18, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Family rejection may more than triple suicide attempt risk by transgender individuals Family rejection increases the risk of two critical health outcomes that are common among transgender individuals-suicide attempts and substance misuse-according to a new study published in LGBT...
Medical News Today | May 17, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Email-based exercises could improve mental health long-term Public health interventions conducted via email could improve mental health in an easily accessible and cost-effective way, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Psychology.
Medical News Today | May 17, 2016 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sharp rise in UK teen poisonings over past 20 years, particularly among girls Most socioeconomically deprived 2-3 times as likely to poison themselves as least deprived.
Medical News Today | May 16, 2016 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cancer patients with depression less likely to recover well after treatment A new study finds colorectal cancer patients with depression are seven times more likely to be in very poor health 2 years after end of treatment than patients without depression.
Medical News Today | May 16, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Death risk reduced for women who frequently attend religious services Women who attend religious services more than once weekly may be at lower risk of death from cancer, cardiovascular disease, and all causes, say researchers.
Medical News Today | May 16, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
REM sleep essential for normal memory formation Mouse study shows activity of certain brain cells in rapid eye movement sleep - but not during other sleep phases or wakefulness - is required for normal memory consolidation.
Medical News Today | May 16, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Antidepressants disappoint Australia has one of the highest rates of antidepressant use in the world; however, evidence shows their effectiveness is lower than previously thought, according to the authors of a clinical focus...
Medical News Today | May 16, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can a smartphone application help treat anxiety and depression? In a joint project between the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester researchers have examined the initial trial of a smartphone application designed to help people manage their problems.
Medical News Today | May 16, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend