Psychology & Psychiatry

People with low oxytocin levels suffer reduced empathy

People suffering medical conditions causing low levels of oxytocin perform worse on empathy tasks, according to new research presented today at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference in Brighton. The research is ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Children with Cushing syndrome may have higher suicide risk

Children with Cushing syndrome may be at higher risk for suicide as well as for depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions long after their disease has been successfully treated, according to a study by researchers ...

Oncology & Cancer

Plant extract fights brain tumour

Silibinin has an outstanding safety profile in humans and is currently used for the treatment of liver disease and poisoning. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich discovered in collaboration with ...

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