Psychology & Psychiatry

A new molecular target identified in depression

The discovery of a new mechanism involved in depression - and a way to target it with a drug as effective as classical antidepressants—provides new understanding of this illness and could pave the way for treatments with ...

Attention deficit disorders

ADHD a 'brain disorder', not just bad behaviour: study

People with ADHD have slightly smaller brains than those without the condition, according to a study released Thursday which insisted it is a physical disorder and not just bad behaviour.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Scientists find new path in brain to ease depression

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a new pathway in the brain that can be manipulated to alleviate depression. The pathway offers a promising new target for developing a drug that could be effective in individuals ...

Medical research

A microRNA plays role in major depression

A tiny RNA appears to play a role in producing major depression, the mental disorder that affects as many as 250 million people a year worldwide.

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