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Medical News Today: This brain circuit is key to both depression and addiction

New research conducted in mice identifies a neural pathway crucial to both depression and addiction. Can we treat these problems by simply manipulating this pathway? Can we influence brain circuitry to treat depression and addiction? The pleasure and reward system is one of the most important systems governed by the brain. It spurs us to… Read More »

Woman loses eyes, part of brain to rare fungal infection months after dream wedding

An Arizona woman has been in a battle for her life for weeks after a rare fungal infection spread throughout her body, costing her both eyes, her palate and part of her brain. Jessica Weldon, who celebrated her marriage to husband Chris in March, first suspected a sinus infection about 12 weeks ago, Fox 10 reported.… Read More »