By Bin Zhou et al.
The relative importance of genetic and environmental influences on obesity-related phenotypes remains unclear, and few studies ... Read more »
By A. Inglis, D. Koehn, B. McGillivray, S.E. Stewart and J. Austin
People with psychiatric disorders and their family members have expressed interest ... Read more »
By Elliot S. Gershon, Ney Alliey-Rodriguez, and Kay Grennan
Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience
It is timely to consider the ethical and social questions raised by ... Read more »
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Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
There is little information on how the ethical and procedural challenges involved in ... Read more »
By Iva Dincheva et al.
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Cross-species studies enable rapid translational discovery and produce the broadest impact when both mechanism and phenotype ... Read more »
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What do schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, addiction, obsessive compulsive disorder, and anxiety have in common? A loss of gray matter ... Read more »
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
March 6, 2015
In an ancient Indian parable, a group of blind men touches different parts of a large animal ... Read more »
By Christine Grady
The New England Journal of Medicine
The author summarizes emerging standards for informed consent as the underpinning of ethical research in humans.
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By Dr. Francis Collins
The National Institutes of Health
February 19, 2015
Today, we hear a great deal about which foods to eat and which to avoid ... Read more »
By Matt Phillips
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Economists have long theorized about why people save. The most-famous theory, the so-called “life-cycle” theory of savings put forward by ... Read more »