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When chronic stress activates these neurons, behavioral problems like loss of pleasure, depression result

Scientists have evidence these POMC neurons become hyperactive after chronic exposure to stress, leading to things like depression. When their activity is reduced, so are behaviors that lead to these problems.

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New study shows link between social media posts and civil disobedience, violence

“When social media is dangerous is when it increases polarization. When it’s used to spread disinformation that disinformation can have a polarizing effect on citizens around the world, and that polarization is associated with political violence," said Lance Hunter, PhD.

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Optimal genome mapping offers high-resolution method to better see, then target cancer-causing gene variants

This is the first study to try to standardize the way we need to investigate these structural changes in hematologic malignancies.

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Blood pressure drug holds promise for treating PTSD

Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia say it’s time for another look at clonidine.

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