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A new factor in depression? Brain protein discovery could lead to better treatments
September 8, 2015
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Low. Down. Less than normal. That's what the word depression means, and what people with depression often feel like. But sometimes depression can mean too much of something--as new research shows. The discovery, about a protein called fibroblast growth factor 9, or FGF9, goes against previous findings that depressed brains often have less of key components than non-depressed brains.Full Story
University of Michigan Health System
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