Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds that apoptosis triggers replication of common viruses

Researchers from Children's National Medical Center have found that an alternate, "escape" replication process triggered by apoptosis—the process of cell death or "cell suicide"—appears to be common in human herpesviruses ...

Oncology & Cancer

Palliative care reduces odds of suicide in lung cancer patients

(HealthDay)—Patients with advanced lung cancer have increased incidence of suicide, which is reduced in association with receipt of palliative care, according to a study which was presented recently at the annual meeting ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Oxytocin connected to postpartum depression

(Medical Xpress) -- According to a new study published in Neuropsychopharmacology, researchers, led by Gunther Meinlschmidt, PhD, may have found a connection between the brain chemical oxytocin and postpartum depression.

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