News tagged with psychiatric disorders

Scientists identify new gene for memory

A team led by a Scripps Research Institute scientist has for the first time identified a new gene that is required for memory formation in Drosophila, the common fruit fly. The gene may have similar functions in humans, shedding ...

dateSep 08, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Questions loom over drug given to sleepless vets

(AP) -- Andrew White returned from a nine-month tour in Iraq beset with signs of post-traumatic stress disorder: insomnia, nightmares, constant restlessness. Doctors tried to ease his symptoms using three psychiatric drugs, ...

dateAug 30, 2010 in Medications
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