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Effective new target for mood-boosting brain stimulation foundDecember 11, 2018

Researchers find an effective target in the brain for electrical stimulation to improve mood in people suffering from depression. Stimulation of a brain region called the lateral orbitofrontal cortex reliably produced acute improvement in mood in patients who suffered from depression at the start of the study

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Bacterial armour could be a new target for antibioticsAugust 7, 2018

Stanford researchers have found that a thin membrane, thought to be just a shrink wrap around some bacterial cell walls, has structural properties critical for survival, and drugs that destroy it could be a new approach to treating infection