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Promising Epigenetic Treatment for Depression Works After One Dose

Publicado em 05 janeiro 2021
Researchers affiliated with the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil have used epigenetic modulators to reduce stress-induced damage to neuroplasticity, and thus resolve symptoms of depression in rats. Whereas conventional antidepressants need to be taken repeatedly before they take effect, their current interventions worked after one dosage.  Stress is known to alter certain epigenetic markers associated with neuroplasticity in the brain. In particular, it increases DNA methylation, a [...]