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Brain pathways of aversion identified

Using optogenetics, the researchers were able to identify the identity of the nerve cells involved in aversion and map their interconnections. Photo: iStock Brain pathways of aversion identified What happens in the brain when we feel discomfort? Researchers at Karolinska ...

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A trend we must reverse

Scientia Professor Helen Christensen. Photo: Quentin Jones   A trend we must reverse Steve Meacham Around 3,000 Australians take their lives each year, a frightening statistic that Black Dog Institute chief Helen Christensen is determined to turn around. Helen Christensen ...

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St. John’s Wort Health Benefits

  St. John’s Wort Health Benefits By Jawairia Zafar What is St. John’s Wort? St. John’s Wort, also known has hypericum perforatum, Tipton’s Weed, or Klamath Weed, is a yellow flowering herb. It contains a number of potent compounds such ...

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A nation in the grip of anxiety

“We are a society at risk of becoming more fragmented, individualistic, materialistic, competitive and less compassionate.” – Hugh Mackay. Photo: Shutterstock Click for a full size image   A nation in the grip of anxiety Australia is in the grip ...

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