October 24, 2014

Bipolar Disorder Discovery at the Nano Level: Tiny Structures Found in Brain Synapses Help Scientists Better Understand Disorder

(Nanotechnology Now) – Scientists used a new super-resolution imaging method — the same method recognized with the 2014 Nobel Prize in chemistry — to peer deep into brain tissue from mice with bipolar-like behaviors. In the synapses (where communication between … Read More

October 20, 2014

Rapid Agent Restores Pleasure-Seeking Ahead of Other Antidepressant Action

(Medical Xpress) – A drug being studied as a fast-acting mood-lifter restored pleasure-seeking behavior independent of—and ahead of—its other antidepressant effects, in a National Institutes of Health trial. Within 40 minutes after a single infusion of ketamine, treatment-resistant depressed bipolar … Read More

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