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Depression stems from miscommunication between brain cells, study shows

A new study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine suggests that depression results from a disturbance in the ability of brain cells to communicate with each other. The study indicates a major shift in our understanding of how depression is caused and how it should be...
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Medical Research – FOCUS ON: The Global Burden of Disease and “Big Science

Over the years 1990 to 2010, the greatest increase in disability is ischemic heart disease (now number one—an increase of 29% and up from number 4 in 1990), stroke (a 19% increase since 1990), depressive disorders (a 37% increase), and metabolic disease such as diabetes The...
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