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Can Herpes Cause Alzheimer's Disease?

Can Herpes Cause Alzheimer's Disease?

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A handful of studies indicate that older people with active herpes virus may be more likely to develop Alzheimer's

Genetic Discovery Could Lead to Development of New Bipolar Meds

Genetic Discovery Could Lead to Development of New Bipolar Meds

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Abnormal variations in the gene PDE10A19 might impact signaling of a messaging pathway responsible for learning, memory.

Strong Link Found Between Postpartum Depression and Suicide Risk

Strong Link Found Between Postpartum Depression and Suicide Risk

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Study is the first to compare suicide risk of new mothers with postpartum disorder to other categories of women.

Confronting Clinicians About Overprescribing May Not Make Them Change

Confronting Clinicians About Overprescribing May Not Make Them Change

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Letters were sent to physicians who were found to be prescribing addictive drugs such as opioids 400% more than colleagues.

Mobile Phone Addiction in Students Linked to Anxiety, Depression

Mobile Phone Addiction in Students Linked to Anxiety, Depression

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Students with self-described addictive behaviors toward smartphones or the Internet scored higher on anxiety and depression scales.

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