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Sep 20, 2023 - The commonly-held belief that attempting to suppress negative thoughts is bad for our mental health could be wrong, a new study suggests. Researchers trained 120 volunteers worldwide to suppress thoughts about negative events that worried them, and found that not only did these become less vivid, but that the participants' mental health also improved.
Sep 13, 2023 - New research has found that depression and the risk of depression are linked to different inflammatory proteins in boys and girls.
Sep 12, 2023 - A team of gastroenterologists and hepatologists examine psychosocial factors in older Americans with gastrointestinal conditions.
Sep 12, 2023 - When you're under stress, your brain may release its own cannabinoid molecules to calm you, activating the same brain receptors as THC derived from cannabis plants. But the brain activity regulated by these cannabinoid molecules were not well known. A new study in mice has discovered a key emotional brain center, the amygdala, releases cannabinoid ...
Sep 12, 2023 - Neuroscientists have explored the impacts of an emerging technique called transcranial ultrasound stimulation (TUS), and showed targeted treatments using it can induce significant changes in GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) concentration within the brain's?posterior cingulate cortex in the hour following ultrasound treatment. They believe the study ...
Sep 11, 2023 - A healthy lifestyle that involves moderate alcohol consumption, a healthy diet, regular physical activity, healthy sleep and frequent social connection, while avoiding smoking and too much sedentary behavior, reduces the risk of depression, new research has found.
Sep 11, 2023 - New research finds that antidepressants may actually reduce negative memories in individuals suffering from depression while improving overall memory function.
Sep 8, 2023 - School systems aren't built for kids who fall asleep and wake up late, the so-called 'night owls,' which may help explain why this group of teens is more prone to depression.
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