Findings

Antidepressants shown to nurture neurons

Antidepressants shown to nurture neurons

Yale scientists find that a growth-inducing protein plays a role in fighting mood disorders.

Doctors warn patients starting on antidepressants that they will have to wait weeks for the effects to kick in. Marketing materials for the drugs claim that the medications correct imbalances of...

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Cyclic AMP, a molecule linked to stress, also plays a role in memory loss

Cyclic AMP, a molecule linked to stress, also plays a role in memory loss

Working memory, the sticky-note reminder system of the brain, holds on to temporarily needed information by forming transient neural networks that keep firing even as the brain ponders other matters....

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Et Cetera

Chlamydia more prevalent

Young women between the ages of 14 and 19 are getting infected and reinfected with chlamydia at a rate higher than...

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A superbug from Iraq

Wounded soldiers returning from Iraq in the fall of 2006 were found to be carrying a “superbug” responsible for highly...

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