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Precision Medicine, precision health, Personalized Medicine, Suicide, Suicide Risk, Gene Expression, biomarkers, RNA, RNA molecules

Precision Medicine Opens the Door to Scientific Wellness Preventive Approaches to Suicide

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Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have developed a more precise way of diagnosing suicide risk, by developing blood tests that work in everybody

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Depression, Schizophrenia, Antipsychotic Drugs, Mental Health, Research, Ut Southwestern

UTSW Researchers Identify Receptor Involved in Weight Gain Linked to Antipsychotic Drugs, Reverse Condition in Mice

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Many schizophrenic and depressed patients experience weight gain and type 2 diabetes in their quests for the life-changing benefits of a major class of antipsychotic drugs.

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Brain Aneurysm

SLU Surgeons Study “Awake Aneurysm Surgery” for Better Outcomes

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Saint Louis University researchers are encouraged by study results which they hope can reduce the risks associated with this type of brain surgery.

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Secret to Happiness May Include More Unpleasant Emotions

People may be happier when they feel the emotions they desire, even if those emotions are unpleasant, such as anger or hatred, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Behavioral Neuroscience, Hearing, Sound, Auditory Processing

UW Psychology Professor Explains How People Experience An "Acoustic Attack"

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Mental Health in Athletes Just as Important as Physical Health

Athletes at all levels are pressured to be physically superior, which can cause many to overlook their mental health needs.

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Sleep Apnea, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, OSA, Sleep Disorders

DOT Decision to Withdraw Sleep Apnea Screening Puts Us All At Risk: ATS

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The American Thoracic Society is extremely disappointed with the Department of Transportation’s decision to withdraw an advance notice of a proposed rule regarding screening commercial truck drivers and train engineers for sleep apnea. Abundant evidence indicates that undiagnosed or untreated sleep apnea is the root cause of many preventable fatal and non-fatal driving-related accidents.

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Neurons, Neuronal Types, Dna Methylation, Brain Cell Differences, epigenetic changes

Scientists Find New Way to Map Differences in the Brain

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A team from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the University of California San Diego has, for the first time, profiled chemical modifications in the DNA of individual neurons, giving the most detailed information yet on what makes one brain cell different from its neighbor.

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Visual Cortex Plasticity, plasticity in brain, Plasticity, arc, Neurobiolgy

Scientists Restore Youthful Plasticity to the Brains of Adult Mice

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Like the rest of the body, the brain loses flexibility with age, impacting the ability to learn, remember, and adapt. Now, scientists at University of Utah Health report they can rejuvenate the plasticity of the mouse brain, specifically in the visual cortex. Published today in PNAS, the study shows that manipulating a single gene triggers the shift, revealing it as a target for new treatments to recover the brain’s youthful potential.

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'Ego-Dissolving' Psychedelic Drugs Could Assist with Mental Health

The altered state of consciousness and temporary lack of ego that results from using psychedelic drugs could help some mental health patients recover from their symptoms, according to academics at the University of Adelaide.







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