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Does Ketamine Ease The Depression?

Jen Godfrey could not shake the "deep cloud" that lingered even after she found an antidepressant she could tolerate. Then a string of stressors hit—five years of fertility treatment and an 80-pound weight gain during pregnancy that left her with persistent pain; a close relative's suicide; another who went missing; and her own divorce. It was all too much for Godfrey, a recovering alcoholic with a family history of depression.

Scientists may still approve NIH Grant

The good news: An increasing number of scientists include female animals in their experimental designs and analyses for preclinical studies, as required by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in January 2016, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.

New DRG Stimulation Device For Phantom Limb Pain

In May 2000, Raul Silva was involved in a motorcycle accident in Baja California, Mexico, badly breaking his left femur, or thighbone. He underwent emergency surgery in Mexicali and, at first, everything seemed fine. Then an infection set in worsened, and Silva eventually made his way to San Diego, where his left leg was amputated.

GABA Cells Help Fight Alcohol Dependence,

Scientists of the Higher School of Economics, Indiana University, and École Normale supérieure clarified how alcohol influences the dopamine and inhibitory cells in the midbrain that are involved in the reward system and the formation of dependency on addictive drugs.