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Do Sun Lamps Actually Help With Seasonal Affective Disorder?

It’s no secret that the wintertime involves a lowered level of sunlight. As humans, we need certain rays of light to function properly. The amount of light we’re absorbing on a daily basis regulates everything from digestion to hormone regulation and sleep quality. To combat the fatigue, mood swings, and lethargy that many experience during […]

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Personalized brain stimulation alleviates severe depression symptoms

Targeted neuromodulation tailored to individual patients’ distinctive symptoms is an increasingly common way of correcting misfiring brain circuits in people with epilepsy or Parkinson’s disease. Now, scientists at UC San Francisco’s Dolby Family Center for Mood Disorders have demonstrated a novel personalized neuromodulation approach that—at least in one patient—was able to provide relief from symptoms […]

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SARS-CoV-2 in neurons may damage brain tissue

A recent three-pronged study concludes that SARS-CoV-2 may infect nerve cells and impede blood flow in the central nervous system. COVID-19 continues to have devastating effects on the short- and long-term health of millions throughout the world. Because SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the illness, is relatively new territory, researchers are still investigating how it […]

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Serbia gets Chinese-made Sinopharm jabs

Serbia became one of the first European countries to receive a Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday when one million doses of a jab produced by Sinopharm arrived at Belgrade airport. President Aleksandar Vucic posted a picture of himself on Instagram, standing next to the plane carrying the vaccine. “We are proud of our friendship with […]

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Mask-associated dry eyes: All you need to know

It is important for prolonged mask wearers to understand its implication on eye health and initiate appropriate measures to check ocular irritation By now, you must have experienced certain effects of prolonged usage of a face mask. Skin irritation, friction acne and hurting ears are some of the common side-effects experienced by wearers who use […]