Ketamine Fueled Actor Matthew Perry’s Death. But New Study Says It May Help Others
A University of Virginia study shows evidence that a component of ketamine can decrease the chances of relapse in male rats addicted to opioids – which may be a sign the anesthetic can provide relief for humans as well, researchers say.
Scientists Uncover How Fermented-Food Bacteria Can Guard Against Depression, Anxiety
University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have discovered how Lactobacillus, a bacterium found in fermented foods and yogurt, helps the body manage stress and may help prevent depression and anxiety. The findings open the door to new therapies to treat anxiety, depression and other mental-health conditions.
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Over 40 Faculty From Across 5 Schools Gathered for the 2023 Neurodevelopment Research Retreat
Over 40 faculty from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Education & Human Development, Data Science, and the College of Arts & Sciences gathered at UVA's Zehmer Hall on October 12th for the 2023 Neurodevelopment Research Retreat.