Psychology & Psychiatry

Treatment-resistant depression linked to body mass index: Study

Genetic factors are a small but significant contributor to severe depression that does not respond to standard therapy, according to researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New AI algorithm may improve autoimmune disease prediction and therapies

A new advanced artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm may lead to better—and earlier—predictions and novel therapies for autoimmune diseases, which involve the immune system mistakenly attacking their body's own healthy ...

Oncology & Cancer

Team finds new potential causes of rare and lethal bone cancer

Little is known about the genetics and biology of chordoma, a rare and aggressive bone tumor. Chordomas occur in approximately one in a million people in the U.S. a year and 5% of these are in children. These tumors can arise ...