Depression reversed in male mice by activating gene that helps excite neurons

IMAGE: This is Dr. Xin-Yun Lu, molecular behavioral neuroscientist at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. view more  Credit: Phil Jones, Augusta University Senior Photographer AUGUSTA, Ga. (Feb. 18, 2019) — Directly activating a gene important to exciting our excitatory neurons and associated with major depression may help turn around classic symptoms like social…

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Heavy smoking can damage vision, Rutgers researcher finds

Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage your vision, a study co-authored by a Rutgers researcher finds. The research appears in the journal Psychiatry Research. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 34.3 million adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes and that more than 16 million live with a…

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Gigi Hadid Walks Her First Burberry Show

Gigi Hadid is not hard to spot. 5 foot 10 with a whoosh of blonde hair and an aura of liquid gold, she’s been flashbulb candy since age two, when she booked her first Baby Guess campaign. But on Burberry’s Fall 2019 runway, Hadid came down sixth on the catwalk, and nobody really knew. Maybe…

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Victoria Beckham’s Entire Family Showed Up to Support Her at London Fashion Week

Getty ImagesDarren Gerrish “I have been thinking about what women want,” said Victoria Beckham to her show audience today. She meant what they want to BUY, of course, but when her front row stars were her own dying-to-be-them family, well…the mind can wander. Getty ImagesGareth Cattermole/BFC It goes to Brooklyn Beckham, 19, who sported art-school…

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Medical News Today: Diabetes and Alzheimer’s: What’s the link?

New research has shown that impaired insulin signaling in the brain, often a feature of diabetes, may negatively impact cognition, mood, and metabolism — all of which are common aspects of Alzheimer’s disease. A new study examines the links between Alzheimer’s and diabetes. Although the conditions are seemingly independent of each other, earlier studies have…

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