Latest News

Personal antidepressant for every genome

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most commonly prescribed antidepressants, but they don't work for everyone. Now researchers have discovered a gene that may reveal whether people are likely to respond well to SSRI antidepressants, both generally and in specific formulations. The new biomarker, once validated in clinical trials, could be used to create a genetic test, allowing doctors to provide personalized treatment for depression.
View full story

Post your comment.


  • Physical activity linked to better memory among older adults

  • Mosquito-borne virus may lead to severe brain infection

  • Marijuana dependence influenced by genes, childhood sexual abuse

  • Thinking of bagging yourself a Black Friday bargain?

  • Synapse discovery could lead to new treatments for Alzheimer's disease

  • And when the bubbles burst, thunder in neurons

  • Better detection of concussion in young football players

  • Structural brain connectivity as a genetic marker for schizophrenia

  • Peak-end pizza: Higher prices mean first impressions count

  • Can physical exercise enhance long-term memory?