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The Brain Holds the Keys to Unlock "Lost" Memories
DURHAM, N.C. -- People may permanently store memories in their brains, even if they cannot consciously recall them, according to a study by Duke...
May 25, 2006
"Executive" Monkeys Influenced by Other Executives, Not Subordinates
When high-ranking monkeys are shown images of other monkeys glancing one way or the other, they more readily follow the gaze of other high-ranking...
Mar. 22, 2006
Report Finds Limited Number of Psychiatrists Statewide
DURHAM, N.C. -- North Carolinians dealing with anxiety, depression or other common mental disorders are having a more difficult time getting treatment...
Mar. 14, 2006
Anti-Depressant, Heart Risk Association Needs Further Study
DURHAM, N.C. -- In a surprising finding, patients with coronary artery disease who take commonly used antidepressant drugs may be at significantly...
Mar. 4, 2006
People Use Separate Brain Mechanisms to Make Ambiguous and Risky Choices
DURHAM, N.C. -- Distinct regions of the human brain are activated when people are faced with ambiguous choices versus choices involving only risk, Duke...
Mar. 1, 2006
How "Hot" Emotional Brain Interferes With "Cool" Processing
DURHAM, N.C. -- For the first time, researchers have seen in action how the "hot" emotional centers of the brain can interfere with "cool" cognitive...
Feb. 15, 2006
Poor Emotional Health is Barrier to Preventive Care in Elderly
DURHAM, N.C. -- Poor emotional health, such as symptoms of depression and anxiety, may significantly reduce the likelihood that elderly patients will...
Feb. 1, 2006
Fear of Neighborhood Crime Can Worsen Glucose Levels of Caregivers
Durham, N.C. -- People who care for elderly family members and who believe their neighborhood is unsafe due to burglaries, muggings or the presence of...
Sept. 22, 2005
Increase in Heart Surgery Mortality from SSRIs or Depression?
DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University Medical Center researchers have found that patients who were using a class of anti-depression drugs known as selective...
May 25, 2005
Even Mild Depression Increases Long-Term Mortality in Heart Failure
DURHAM, N.C. – Duke University Medical Center researchers have found a strong association between depression and a higher long-term risk of death for...
Mar. 7, 2005
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