Gut Bacteria Tied to Depression Gut Bacteria Tied to Depression

Researchers identify specific gut bacteria associated with depression and create the first catalogue of potentially neuroactive gut bacteria.Medscape Medical News
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The enzyme nitric oxide synthase has been associated with suicide behavior. NOS1, NOS2 and NOS3 genes are implicated in the production of nitric oxide. However, the association between NOS genes and suicide behavior has not yet been established. To assess ...
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INTRODUCTION: Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth worldwide, but low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) account for 78% of all suicides. The LMICs South Africa and Guyana rank high in the global suicide rates. To better understand an...
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AIM: Understanding premorbid personality is important especially when considering treatment selection. Historically, the premorbid personality of Japan's depression is Shuchaku-kishitsu, proposed by Shimoda in the 1930s. Since around 2000, young adults wit...
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The objective of the study was to describe the prevalence of recent suicidal ideation and behavior in adult patients admitted to a tertiary epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) and to assess the difference between patients with epileptic seizures, ps...
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BACKGROUND: Identifying brain activity patterns that are associated with suicidal ideation (SI) may help to elucidate its pathogenesis and etiology. Suicide poses a significant public health problem, and SI is a risk factor for suicidal behavior. M...
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This study seeks to describe the characteristics and precipitating circumstances of suicide among le...
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