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Depression is a serious medical illness that involves the brain. It's more than just a feeling of being "down in the dumps" or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 20 million people in the United States who have depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life.
Mass spectrometry: Important analytical tool to understand Huntington’s disease proteome

Mass spectrometry: Important analytical tool to understand Huntington’s disease proteome

Study unravels genetic markers involved in life’s momentous milestones

Study unravels genetic markers involved in life’s momentous milestones

Commonly used antidepressant drugs can also help the immune system to attack cancer

Commonly used antidepressant drugs can also help the immune system to attack cancer

Developing computational tools to illuminate how genetic factors impact the brain

Developing computational tools to illuminate how genetic factors impact the brain

Single biomarker in the blood can accurately indicate underlying neurodegeneration

Single biomarker in the blood can accurately indicate underlying neurodegeneration

Lithium concentration in the brains of depressed people varies from healthy people

Lithium concentration in the brains of depressed people varies from healthy people

Eating more fruit and vegetables linked to less stress according to new research

Eating more fruit and vegetables linked to less stress according to new research

Study: Individuals who recovered from depression had increased level of serotonin transporter

Study: Individuals who recovered from depression had increased level of serotonin transporter

Genetically encoded sensor helps detect hallucinogenic substances

Genetically encoded sensor helps detect hallucinogenic substances

Retinoic acid induces synaptic plasticity in the human brain

Retinoic acid induces synaptic plasticity in the human brain

Study reveals how lipids and water molecules control 5-hydroxytryptamine receptors

Study reveals how lipids and water molecules control 5-hydroxytryptamine receptors

Gender difference accounts for major psychiatric disorders

Gender difference accounts for major psychiatric disorders

Sufficient rest during holidays restores functions associated with DNA regulation

Sufficient rest during holidays restores functions associated with DNA regulation

Tiny population of neurons may play a significant role in depression

Tiny population of neurons may play a significant role in depression

Metabolites may be predictive indicators for recurrent major depressive disorder

Metabolites may be predictive indicators for recurrent major depressive disorder

Abnormalities in cholesterol transport protein associated with schizophrenia

Abnormalities in cholesterol transport protein associated with schizophrenia

Scientists aim to treat and prevent disease by understanding exercise benefits

Scientists aim to treat and prevent disease by understanding exercise benefits

Novel model reveals how bacteria behave in multiple scenarios with usual spatial patterns

Novel model reveals how bacteria behave in multiple scenarios with usual spatial patterns

Researcher develops procedures for defining preclinical stages of Alzheimer's disease

Researcher develops procedures for defining preclinical stages of Alzheimer's disease

Study suggests that melatonin may be a viable treatment option for COVID-19

Study suggests that melatonin may be a viable treatment option for COVID-19