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The fast-acting drug offers a new way to treat depression and fathom its origins. Recent approval of a nasal spray promises to expand access, but much remains unknown.
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Bacterial infections can make their way to the brain, where they can linger undetected.
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Chronic pain can cause severe cognitive effects, but relief may come from a surprising source.
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Epilepsy arises from misfiring cells and circuits.
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How much does it hurt? Researchers are examining the neuroscience behind emotional and physical pain.
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Some types of therpy can not only reduce stress and anxiety but also physically change the brain.
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The blood-brain barrier once stopped medication from reaching the brain. Researchers have found their way through.
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Diets high in fat and low in carbohydrates can reduce the frequency of epileptic seizures.
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) are two therapy types that address specific symptoms of depression. 
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Far from science fiction, brain-machine interfaces present a glimpse of the future of technologies powered by thought.
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A new treatment for Parkinson's disease and other disorders arises from an outbreak of contaminated street drugs — and years of painstaking brain research.
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By targeting pain at its source, scientists are aiming to develop new and safer pain relievers.
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A computer hooked up to a patient’s brain reads his thoughts and translates those into electrical signals.
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