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Common anti-inflammatory could protect baby brains

Administering ibuprofen immediately after birth may reduce brain damage in tiny growth-restricted babies, University of Queensland researchers have found. The UQ Centre for Clinical Research’s Dr Julie Wixeysaid the drug could help reduce the incidence of serious long-term neurological problems in these babies. “It’s often difficult to diagnose babies at risk of being born too small during pregnancy,” Dr… Read More »

At-home brain stimulation device could treat depression – but experts warn it could do damage

How at-home brain stimulation device could treat depression but experts warn it could do permanent damage Researchers at the University of New South Wales gave 34 rural Australians DIY brain stimulation kits to treat their depression at home Rates of suicide and depression are higher in rural areas of the US than in cities The… Read More »

Study Shows How Ketamine Reverses Depression—and How its Benefits Could Be Extended

The powerful but temporary benefits of ketamine against depression might be extended if the new brain-cell connections it promotes could be preserved, according to a new study published April 12 in Science from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine. Depression affects tens of millions of people in the United States alone, which could lead to suicide in severe… Read More »