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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.
The deep relationship between Tob gene and common mental health conditions

The deep relationship between Tob gene and common mental health conditions

Microbes in the human gut impact neurological and emotional health

Microbes in the human gut impact neurological and emotional health

Genomics plays a major role in psychedelic drugs behavior

Genomics plays a major role in psychedelic drugs behavior

Healthy people can reap mental health benefits from gardening

Healthy people can reap mental health benefits from gardening

Trial assesses the impact of Mediterranean diet on depression symptoms in young men

Trial assesses the impact of Mediterranean diet on depression symptoms in young men

New technique uses genetic data that may better predict disease risk in a population

New technique uses genetic data that may better predict disease risk in a population

What does Creativity and Innovation Look Like In Science?

What does Creativity and Innovation Look Like In Science?

New research shows significant variations in B-cells in women with PPD

New research shows significant variations in B-cells in women with PPD

Research associates depressive diseases and deformability of blood cells

Research associates depressive diseases and deformability of blood cells

Researchers discover 15 genetic 'hotspots' that speed up or slow down brain aging

Researchers discover 15 genetic 'hotspots' that speed up or slow down brain aging

Specific brain cells in the claustrum of mice control stress-induced anxiety behaviors

Specific brain cells in the claustrum of mice control stress-induced anxiety behaviors

New research demonstrates genetic markers in leadership positions

New research demonstrates genetic markers in leadership positions

Researchers develop an antibody as a tool for opening the blood-brain barrier

Researchers develop an antibody as a tool for opening the blood-brain barrier

Study takes a deep dive into the molecular biology of the brain in bipolar disorder patients

Study takes a deep dive into the molecular biology of the brain in bipolar disorder patients

Researchers study how metabolomic assessment finds postmortem biomarkers indicating decedent’s diabetes mellitus history

Researchers study how metabolomic assessment finds postmortem biomarkers indicating decedent’s diabetes mellitus history

Study discovers common genetic factors between depression and Alzheimer’s disease

Study discovers common genetic factors between depression and Alzheimer’s disease

Social contact-seeking behavior in mice is driven by peptide amylin in the brain, study reveals

Social contact-seeking behavior in mice is driven by peptide amylin in the brain, study reveals

Researchers build rapid-acting antidepressant compounds that are non-hallucinogenic

Researchers build rapid-acting antidepressant compounds that are non-hallucinogenic

Research offers new insight into climate change in the Early Holocene

Research offers new insight into climate change in the Early Holocene

An Interview with The Million Veteran Program (MVP)

An Interview with The Million Veteran Program (MVP)