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Medical News Today: 'Winter blues' study finds key to depression resilience

A new study used a model of seasonal affective disorder to find out why some people don’t develop depression despite being genetically predisposed to it. The findings also shed light on potential new treatments for seasonal depression. Seasonal depression affects about 5 percent of the U.S. The National Institute of Mental Health estimate that over… Read More »

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Medical News Today: How does rheumatoid arthritis affect the lungs?

Over time, rheumatoid arthritis can lead to lung tissue damage, which can result in a condition called pulmonary fibrosis. With this condition, lung tissue becomes thick and scarred, making it harder to absorb oxygen into the bloodstream. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune inflammatory disorder that causes chronic pain in the joints. RA can also… Read More »

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Medical News Today: Exploring the brain networks behind our free will

New research now published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences explores the brain circuits involved in free will and the decision to move. We may like to think of our sense of agency as something mystical, but new research reveals the brain circuits that underpin our free will. Neuroscience can dive into… Read More »

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