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Stanford scientists find clue to depression

Original post made on Jul 10, 2007

Stanford scientists have found a brain pathway in rats that funnels all causes for depression, suggesting that there may be a similar mechanism in humans.

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Comments (5)

Posted by onlooker, a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Jul 10, 2007 at 10:07 am

This is great news, especially in light of the conversation on another thread about depressed persons who die by train.


Posted by Hans, a resident of St. Claire Gardens
on Jul 10, 2007 at 2:52 pm


Scientists have made our lives more convenient and comfortable, but they have yet to do anything positive for human hearts and minds.


Posted by resident, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 10, 2007 at 4:08 pm

Hans..what on earth do you mean? ( be sure to not use anything anymore that was created by a scientist..that would bring you back to living the life of a few hundred years ago).


Posted by Hans, a resident of St. Claire Gardens
on Jul 10, 2007 at 4:19 pm

resident,

In the past one hundred years about a quarter billion people were slaughtered for no reason.

The other day about 5 people stepped over a woman who was bleeding to death and begging for help.

One passer-by took her picture with a mobile phone.



Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Jul 13, 2007 at 2:37 pm

So no one suggested that FDR was the cure for depression?


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