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Psychedelic drugs could help treat PTSD

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Clinical trials suggest treatment that involves psychedelics can be more effective than psychotherapy alone. More than three million people in the United States are diagnosed each year with post-traumatic stress disorder, whose symptoms include nightmares or unwanted memories of trauma, heightened reactions, anxieties, and depression—and can …

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It’s taking too long to treat rural Aussies who have a stroke

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Addressing inequity between metropolitan and regional acute stroke care requires attention to each component of regional workflow, according to the authors of a Perspective published in the Medical Journal of Australia. About 56 000 strokes occur in Australia annually at an estimated economic cost of $5 …

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New definition helps identify, treat extreme social isolation

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Experts in the Japanese phenomena of hikikomori say the condition of extreme social isolation is more widespread than previously acknowledged, and it deserves a clear and consistent definition to improve treatment across the globe. In an article published in the February issue of the journal World …

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Cancer drugs could potentially treat the lung inflammation causing COPD

Micrograph showing emphysema (left – large empty spaces) and lung tissue with relative preservation of the alveoli (right). Credit: Wikipedia New research has shown the potential for clinically available cancer treatments to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Scientists from the University of Sheffield have been investigating the effect of …

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Using gene therapy to treat chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new study shows the feasibility of using gene therapy to treat the progressive neurodegenerative disorder chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The study, which demonstrated the effectiveness of direct delivery of gene therapy into the brain of a mouse model of CTE, is published in Human Gene …

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Combining natural and artificial vision to treat a common form of blindness

This photo shows a subretinal photovoltaic device implant in a rodent retina. (Right) Subretinal photovoltaic device implant in a rodent retina. (Left) Optical coherence tomography showing the location of the implant in the retina. Stimulation of the implant using near-IR invisible light elicits prosthetic activation of the retina whereas stimulation …

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Own a nutcracker? Turn pecans into a festive treat

Want a holiday snack that’s packed with nutrition? Pick up some pecans. Nuts are considered heart-healthy. They’re part of the blood pressure-lowering DASH diet and full of “good” fats, protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, said Ginny Ives, a registered dietitian and director of nutrition at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas. …

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