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Human Forebrain Circuits Under Construction – in a Dish

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Neuroscientists have created a 3D window into the human brain’s budding executive hub assembling itself during a critical period in prenatal development.

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Estrogen Alters Memory Circuit Function in Women with Gene Variant

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Brain scans reveal that fluctuations in estrogen can trigger atypical functioning in a key brain memory circuit in women with a common version of a gene. Since working memory function is often disturbed in mental disorders, such gene-hormone interactions are suspect mechanisms that may confer risk.

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Potential Source of HIV Persistence Confirmed

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Scientists have shown that a class of immune cells not thought to be a primary reservoir for HIV can harbor the virus even following antiretroviral treatment (ART).

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Human Forebrain Circuits Wiring-up - in a Dish

Neuroscientists have created a 3D window into the human brain’s budding executive hub assembling itself during a critical period in prenatal development.

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PMDD Linked to Gene Network

Researchers have discovered molecular mechanisms that may underlie a woman’s susceptibility to disabling irritability, sadness, and anxiety in the days leading up to her menstrual period.

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Men and Depression: Tuffy Sierra, Trauma and Recovery Specialist

Men and Depression: Tuffy Sierra, Trauma and Recovery Specialist

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