• Study shows how ketamine administration starkly changes neuronal activity patterns in the brain

    2 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Ketamine, an established anesthetic and increasingly popular antidepressant, dramatically reorganizes activity in the brain, as if a switch had been flipped on its active circuits, according to a new study by Penn Medicine researchers.
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  • Lingering Effects Seen With Non-COVID Respiratory Illness Too

    Lingering Effects Seen With Non-COVID Respiratory Illness Too

    2 monthes ago - By MedPageToday

    People with acute respiratory illness during the pandemic suffered similar levels of poor well-being in the months afterward whether they tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 or not, a registry study showed.
    In a cohort of people...
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  • Study implicates a specific type of brain cell as key player underlying the impact of stressors

    2 monthes ago - By News Medical

    More than 70% of adults will experience at least one traumatic experience, such as a life-threatening illness or accident, violent assault or natural disaster, in their lifetimes and nearly a third will experience four or more, according to global data.
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  • Pandemic-related stressors have physically altered teens' brains, study shows

    2 monthes ago - By News Medical

    A new study from Stanford University suggests that pandemic-related stressors have physically altered adolescents' brains, making their brain structures appear several years older than the brains of comparable peers before the pandemic.
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