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What is the vagus nerve?

June 28, 2017
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In this article, learn about the vagus nerve and what it affects in the body. What is vagus nerve stimulation and what further research is being conducted? Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Bipolar disorder: Signs, symptoms, and diagnosis

June 28, 2017
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Learn about the symptoms of bipolar disorder, a condition characterized by alternating periods of extreme high and low moods, as well as how it is managed. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Vitamin D deficiency: Symptoms, causes, and prevention

June 24, 2017
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Poor nutrition and not enough natural sunlight can cause a vitamin D deficiency. In this article, learn more about the symptoms and risk factors. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Study answers why ketamine helps depression, offers target for safer therapy

June 23, 2017
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Scientists have identified a key protein that helps trigger ketamine’s rapid anti-depressant effects in the brain, a crucial initial step to developing alternative treatments to the controversial… Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Early stress confers lifelong vulnerability causing alterations in a specific brain region

June 19, 2017
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Early life stress encodes lifelong susceptibility to stress through long-lasting transcriptional programming in a brain reward region implicated in mood and depression, according to a study conducted… Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Meditation and yoga can ‘reverse’ DNA reactions which cause stress, new study suggests

June 19, 2017
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Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don’t simply relax us; they can ‘reverse’ the molecular reactions in our DNA which cause ill-health and depression, according to a… Via:: medicalnewstoday

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How do we override sleepiness? Brain region identified

June 9, 2017
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Many of us are familiar with either forcing ourselves awake or struggling to fall asleep. A study investigates the brain area responsible for the fight. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Large gender gap in first-onset depression disproportionately affects adolescent girls

June 1, 2017
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Depression in adolescence is even more common than previous estimates indicated and girls experience more depression than boys, according to research from Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC… Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Bouldering may help to treat depression

May 29, 2017
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Bouldering is not only good for physical health, but mental health, too. New research has found that the sport may help to reduce symptoms of depression. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Mindfulness-focused childbirth education leads to less depression

May 26, 2017
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A study this month from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) shows mindfulness training that addresses fear and pain during… Via:: medicalnewstoday

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