Daily Archives: August 22, 2013

Switching On and Off Anxiety – Neurons and Optogenetics

Brain circuit can tune anxiety http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2013/brain-circuit-can-tune-anxiety-0821.html New findings may help neuroscientists pinpoint better targets for antianxiety treatments. Anne Trafton, MIT News Office Anxiety disorders, which include posttraumatic stress disorder, social phobias and obsessive-compulsive disorder, affect 40 million American adults in … Continue reading

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Monocytes – The Immune System x Neurology – Anxiety

Mood is Influenced by Immune Cells Called to the Brain in Response to Stress http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/anxietycells.htm In Animal Study, Immune System Cells in Brain Lead to Anxiety Symptoms COLUMBUS, Ohio – New research shows that in a dynamic mind-body interaction during … Continue reading

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