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Study Links Depression with High Levels of an Amino Acid
Experiments in animals and observations in humans suggest that the amount of proline circulating in one’s plasma has a strong association with depression severity.
Study Links Depression with High Levels of an Amino Acid
Study Links Depression with High Levels of an Amino Acid

Experiments in animals and observations in humans suggest that the amount of proline circulating in one’s plasma has a strong association with depression severity.

Experiments in animals and observations in humans suggest that the amount of proline circulating in one’s plasma has a strong association with depression severity.

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Deep Brain Stimulation Improves Depression Symptoms: Study
Catherine Offord | Oct 7, 2019 | 2 min read
The effects of the therapy in a small group of  patients were long-lasting, researchers say, adding to evidence that the approach works for treatment-resistant depression.
Antidepressant Approvals Could Herald New Era in Psychiatric Drugs
Bianca Nogrady | Oct 1, 2019 | 5+ min read
The FDA has given the green light to the first major new classes of antidepressant therapies in decades, opening up new avenues for therapeutic development.
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