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Color Me Blue- Mapping Teen Suicides to Help Prevent Them

Researchers test potential anti-suicidal effects of drug

Baylor College of Medicine is collaborating with VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. on a study of the anti-suicidal effects of a new VistaGen drug candidate in...

Researchers find anti-suicidal properties of ketamine

In patients with treatment resistant depression who were experiencing suicidal thoughts, experts at Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs...

Gene knockdown affects aggression in fruit flies

What brings out the beast in a fruit fly? When Dr. Herman Dierick, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine...

Potential new treatment for brittle bone disease

Patients with osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease) treated with teriparatide, a form of parathyroid hormone approved for treatment of women with osteoporosis, had stronger...

Breast cell survival factor increases breast cancer risk after late pregnancy

The mystery of why the risk of breast cancer goes up in women whose first pregnancies occur after the age of 35 may boil...

Can the risks that often accompany twin pregnancies be solved two...

How can the tiny marmoset – a New World monkey – regularly successfully bear twins and sometimes triplets and quadruplets when much larger humans...

HIV-1 accessory protein helps induce metabolic defects

The wily human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) has another trick up its sleeve, one that can disrupt cellular metabolism and raise the risk of heart...

Blood Test Accurately Diagnoses Concussion, Predicts Long Term Cognitive Disability

A new blood biomarker correctly predicted which concussion victims went on to have white matter tract structural damage and persistent cognitive dysfunction following a...

Hyperactive platelets to blame for African-American cardio risk?

A molecular pathway through which platelets, the clot-forming cells of the blood, are activated could outline the road to heart disease and stroke for...

Kids born small should get moving

Female mice who were growth restricted in the womb were born at a lower birth weight, but were less active and prone to obesity...

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