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The dangers of the chemical imbalance theory of depression

tA study at Harvard's McLean Hospital claims that using the language of chemical imbalances worsens patient outcomes. tThough psychiatry has largely abandoned DSM categories,...

Withdrawal symptoms from antidepressants can last over a year, new study...

t A new review found that withdrawal symptoms from antidepressants and antipsychotics can last for over a year.tSide effects from SSRIs, SNRIs, and antipsychotics...

A breakthrough in chronic pain relief

A team at the University of Copenhagen discovered a peptide that cured mice of chronic pain with no side effects. tAn estimated 7-10 percent...

Scientists create COVID-19 treatment using llama antibodies

tThe findings are based on coronavirus research from 2016.tThe new antibody was created by linking two copies of an antibody that was produced by...

Watch: New study confirms masks work to reduce coronavirus spread

tA new study demonstrates that the transmission of the coronavirus can be slowed significantly by using masks.tThe research shows that the wearer's breath is...

Why we need to restrict calories right now

tA new study based at Salk Institute has discovered the cellular mechanisms behind calorie restriction. tRats on a higher-calorie diet experienced more inflammation and...

By 2050, the U.S. Alzheimer’s population will double. We’re not prepared.

tBy 2050, the number of Americans over age 65 with Alzheimer's is expected to rise from 5.8 to 13.8 million.tA new report from the...

This brain balancing act allows consciousness

tYour DMN and DAT neural networks cooperate by staying out of each other's way.tFMRI scans reveal a surprising temporal dance.tWhen both systems are at...

How the keto diet could give Navy SEALs a tactical advantage

tThe U.S. military has been funding research exploring how the keto diet might benefit soldiers during deep-diving missions.tThe technology that Navy SEALs use to...

An organism found in dirt may lead to an anxiety vaccine,...

tNew research identifies a bacterium that helps block anxiety. tScientists say this can lead to drugs for first responders and soldiers, preventing PTSD and...