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Scientists seek faster route to treat depression – Newswise

Publicado em 05 janeiro 2021

Por Karina Ninni | Agência FAPESP

Treatment of depression faces two main challenges. The first is that almost 50% of patients do not respond well to existing antidepressants. The second is that conventional medications take a relatively long time – around three to five weeks – to have the desired effect. A group of researchers affiliated with the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil set out to tackle the second problem by using epigenetic modulators to try to “erase” the consequences…

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