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Image of the Day
SSRI Consumption During Pregnancy Linked to Changes in Babies’ Brains
Ashley Yeager | Apr 9, 2018
MRI data suggest prenatal exposure to the medication increases the volume of brain regions vital to processing emotions.
Image of the Day: Release Your Inhibitions
Staff | Jul 31, 2017
A drug commonly used to treat clinical depression sets its effects in motion by hampering the release of an inhibitory neurotransmitter in mice.
Week in Review: May 12–16
Tracy Vence | May 16, 2014
Antidepressant could prevent Alzheimer’s plaques; 12,000-year-old human skeleton sequenced; disentangling the mystery of octopus arms; taking a look at the ocular microbiome
Antidepressant Could Be Prophylactic for Alzheimer’s
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 14, 2014
An SSRI commonly prescribed to treat depression could help prevent the formation of Alzheimer’s disease-associated amyloid plaques.