Dec. 6, 2013—anet McCutchen of Work-Life Connections/EAP interviews Judith Akin, Work-Life Connections/EAP consulting psychiatrist, about ways to enjoy the Holidays – even if you are spending them away from family and friends
Nov. 7, 2013—Removal of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine from the space outside cells plays an important role in the regulation of bone remodeling.
Sep. 13, 2013—Listen to a new Wellcast on depression and mindfullness.
Jun. 27, 2012—An interdisciplinary team of scientists have successfully tagged a protein that regulates the neurotransmitter serotonin with tiny fluorescent beads, allowing them to track the movements of individual molecules for the first time. This capability makes it possible to study the manner in which serotonin regulates mood, appetite and sleep at a new level of detail.
May. 2, 2012—Children with stomach troubles grow up to be anxious adolescents and young adults, according to a recent study.
May. 1, 2012—The May program for My Health Chat will be the fascinating field of neuroscience. Panelists will be Reid Thompson, chair of neurosurgery and director of the Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center, and Jeff Conn, who directs the Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery. Topics will range from the latest innovative approaches in neurosurgery to the development...
May. 1, 2012—A new brain imaging study that has found an individual’s willingness to work hard to earn money is strongly influenced by the chemistry in three specific areas of the brain.
Apr. 17, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is one of approximately 20 centers in a nationwide clinical study investigating the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) as an intervention for patients with major depression.
Dec. 21, 2011—A Vanderbilt-led workshop for military health care providers could lead to more post-deployment mental health referrals.
Aug. 11, 2011—Patients with major depression may have altered gene expression associated with stressful conditions in certain brain areas.
Apr. 13, 2011—Though a direct link has been found between traumatic brain injury and depression, not enough is known about how to treat those suffering the results.
Feb. 18, 2011—A new mouse model offers the ability to better test how selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) work and could lead to the development of new classes of anti-depressants.