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Zoloft appears to alter brain structures, say U.S. researchers

Experiments with monkeys showed that the antidepressant sertraline (marketed as Zoloft) significantly increased the volume of one brain region in depressed subjects but decreased the volume of two brain areas in non-depressed subjects. Conducted by researchers from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, the experimental results have been published in the journalNeuropharmacology. “These observations are important […]

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Doctors Identify Potential Cause Of SIDS

Researchers from the Children’s Hospital Boston say they have the strongest evidence yet that sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is not a “mystery” disease, and in fact has a concrete biological basis. Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the study documented abnormalities in the brainstem of babies who died from SIDS. Past […]

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