Brain stimulation successfully treats depression in mice - paving the way to drug-free treatment in humans



Scientists have successfully treated depression in mice using brain stimulation - paving the way to a drug-free alternative for mental health care. 
Tens of millions of Americans are hooked on highly-addictive and costly medication that relieves their anxiety and depression but triggers debilitating withdrawal symptoms if they try to come off. 
As the rate of depression soars in America, scientists are scrambling to identify alternative treatments for patients. 
Now, a team at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has shown that a pathway in brain circuitry can be stimulated to... read more

 
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Source: Daily Mail
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