Genetics

Forget Everything You Know About Diets and Healthy Eating

Science now has an explanation for why many of us try out the latest diet only to find that it […]

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Do Men and Women Experience Depression Differently?

Kenneth Kendler, M.D., a professor in the departments of Psychiatry and Human and Molecular Genetics at Virginia Commonwealth University School […]

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By R Kennedy | Chronic illness . Depression . Gender . Genetics
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L-Dopa Improves Decision-Making In Older Adults

A study published online  in Nature Neuroscience has demonstrated that a drug widely used to treat Parkinson’s Disease can help […]

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By R Kennedy | Cognition . Genetics . Imaging . Memory . Neuroscience
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The MAOA Gene Predicts Happiness in Women

Research published in Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry demonstrates the association between happiness and monoamine oxidase A (MAOA) genotype. […]

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By R Kennedy | Biomarker . Genetics . Happiness . News . Women
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Personalized Medicine in Psychiatry

How close are we to implementing the idea of personalized medicine in psychiatry? Next year the International Congress on Neuropsychopharmacology […]

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New genetic data for the most common subtype of migraine

Researchers studied genetic data of more than 11 000 people and found altogether six genes that predispose to migraine without […]

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By R Kennedy | Genetics . Headache . Migraine . News
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Gene Therapy Shows Promise in Treating Parkinson’s in Humans

A study aimed at the treatment of patients with medically refractory Parkinson’s disease (PD), showed promising phase 2 results for […]

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