Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain gene expression patterns altered by chronic opioid use

The epidemic of opioid abuse affects millions of people worldwide, but researchers know surprisingly little about the molecular changes caused by opioids in the human brain. A new study, which appears in Biological Psychiatry, ...

Neuroscience

Curcumin for amyloidosis and lipid metabolism—a novel insight

Curcumin is a polyphenol compound produced by plants of the Curcuma longa species and has been reported to have many physiological activities, which include anti-oxidation, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and anti-amyloid ...

Oncology & Cancer

Research reveals why some tumors have different makeup of cells

Molecular changes in cells called fibroblasts, which help provide support for tissues throughout the body, may explain why one type of colon cancer doesn't respond to therapy, according to a team of researchers from Weill ...

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