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Postpartum depression

Neuroscientists Shed Light on Causes of Postpartum Depression Using New Research...

Postpartum depression strikes nearly one in five new mothers, who may experience anxiety, severe fatigue, inability to bond with their children and suicidal thoughts....
sense of smell

When the Nose Doesn’t Know: Can Loss of Smell Be Repaired?

Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine, led by Dr. James E. Schwob, are examining the behavior of adult stem cells within the context...
Schizophrenia

Discovery of New Pathway in Brain Has Implications for Schizophrenia Treatment

Neuroscientists at Tufts University School of Medicine have discovered a new signaling pathway that directly connects two major receptors in the brain associated with...
cholera infection

Cocktail of Bacteria-killing Viruses Prevents Cholera Infection in Animal Models

Oral administration of a cocktail of three viruses, all of which specifically kill cholera bacteria, prevents infection and cholera-like symptoms in animal model experiments,...
stem cell

New Stem Cell Delivery Approach Regenerates Dental Pulp-like Tissue in a...

When a tooth is damaged, either by severe decay or trauma, the living tissues that comprise the sensitive inner dental pulp become exposed and...
breast cancer

Silencing SIRT2, a Sirtuin Enzyme, Reduces Malignancy in Deadly Breast Cancer...

Silencing SIRT2, a member of the sirtuin family of enzymes, reduces the invasiveness of basal-like breast cancer cells in culture and inhibits tumor growth...
stem cells

New Technique Generates Human Neural Stem Cells for Tissue Engineering, 3D...

Tufts University researchers have discovered a new technique for generating rapidly-differentiating human neural stem cells for use in a variety of tissue engineering applications,...
Hunger neurons

“Hunger” Neurons in the Brain Are Regulated by Protein Activated During...

Neurons in the brain that control hunger are regulated by AMPK, a protein activated during fasting, report researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine,...
fragile X mental retardation protein

Neuroscience Study Identifies New Trigger Mechanism for Fragile X Syndrome in...

A study published today in the Journal of Neuroscience led by Yongjie Yang of Tufts University School of Medicine identifies an astroglial trigger mechanism...
mycobacteria

Individual Mycobacteria Respond Differently to Antibiotics Based on Growth and Timing

Tuberculosis is one of the most common infectious diseases in the world, infecting almost 10 million people each year. Treating the disease can be...
omega-3 fatty acids, pluripotent

Non-healing Tissue from Diabetic Foot Ulcers Reprogrammed as Pluripotent Stem Cells

Researchers at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts, led by Jonathan Garlick, have established...