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Scientists shed light on how serotonin works

Scripps Research Institute scientists have shown for the first time that the neurotransmitter serotonin uses a specialized signaling pathway to mediate biological functions that are distinct from the signaling pathways used ...

Oct 05, 2010
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Helping the brain's messengers get from A to B

In what has been hailed as a breakthrough, scientists from Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical College have outlined the molecular mechanism of membrane transport. The research shows how a protein ...

Jun 10, 2010
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Prozac and Celexa exhibit anti-inflammatory effects

A new study found that fluoxetine (Prozac) and citalopram (Celexa) treatment significantly inhibited disease progression of collagen-induced arthritis (CIA) in mice. Research led by Sandra Sacre, Ph.D. from the Brighton ...

Feb 25, 2010
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SSRIs may reduce suicide in adults

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may reduce the risk of suicide in depressed adults, according to a study by researchers from the World Health Organization and the University of Verona, Italy published in CMAJ http:/ ...

Feb 02, 2009
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Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defect

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers in Denmark have studied almost half a million Danish children and found a slightly higher rate of septal heart abnormalities in babies whose mothers took an SSRI antidepressant ...

Sep 29, 2009 weblog
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