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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.
How do hallucinogenic drugs exert their actions on the brain?

How do hallucinogenic drugs exert their actions on the brain?

New research helps illuminate a surprising mind-body connection

New research helps illuminate a surprising mind-body connection

Dinosaur research reveals convergent evolution of intervertebral joint types

Dinosaur research reveals convergent evolution of intervertebral joint types

New technique could accelerate drug research for various diseases

New technique could accelerate drug research for various diseases

Study: Transgender and gender-diverse adults more likely to be diagnosed as autistic

Study: Transgender and gender-diverse adults more likely to be diagnosed as autistic

Gut dysbiosis in people with Huntington's disease may offer a potential target for future treatment

Gut dysbiosis in people with Huntington's disease may offer a potential target for future treatment

Machine learning can increase effectiveness of drug repurposing for psychiatric disorders

Machine learning can increase effectiveness of drug repurposing for psychiatric disorders

Phthalate exposure associated with sleep disruptions in midlife women

Phthalate exposure associated with sleep disruptions in midlife women

Study estimates the cost-effectiveness of esketamine used for treating depression

Study estimates the cost-effectiveness of esketamine used for treating depression

NCCN Distress Thermometer translated into 46 languages for global accessibility

NCCN Distress Thermometer translated into 46 languages for global accessibility

Researchers track how key brain receptor works

Researchers track how key brain receptor works

New LI383 molecule can help treat opioid-related disorders

New LI383 molecule can help treat opioid-related disorders

Fish Oil May Help With Depression

Fish Oil May Help With Depression

Disrupted circadian rhythms in older adults linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease

Disrupted circadian rhythms in older adults linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease

Study uncovers two brain phenomena that may explain ketamine's side-effects

Study uncovers two brain phenomena that may explain ketamine's side-effects

Study uncovers new risk genes for problematic alcohol use

Study uncovers new risk genes for problematic alcohol use

Researchers evaluate long-term impact of bighorn sheep translocations

Researchers evaluate long-term impact of bighorn sheep translocations

Synthetic molecule suppresses drug cravings with fewer side effects

Synthetic molecule suppresses drug cravings with fewer side effects

Researchers identify 29 genetic variants linked to problematic drinking

Researchers identify 29 genetic variants linked to problematic drinking

What If We Could Design Powerful Drugs Without Unwanted Side Effects?

What If We Could Design Powerful Drugs Without Unwanted Side Effects?