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Depression – from Serotonin Deficiency to Plasticity |

Serotonin is a so-called neurotransmitter, a molecule that chemically mediates nerve signals from one nerve cell to another. As early as the 1950s, researchers discovered that serotonin and other so-called monoamines, such as dopamine and norepinephrine, had an antidepressant effect. Then it was easy to conclude that depression was due to a deficiency and could be treated by adding these …

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Britta Johansson Norgren on the requirements for female top athletes

– I feel best after a lighter workout. It gives energy and is great to be out in the fresh air, says this year's winner of the women's race at the women's side, Britta Johansson Norgren. She is not alone in feeling good about skiing. According to new research published in the journal Psychiatry Research, Vasaloppers are half as likely …

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Vasaloppers get fewer depressions | SvD

Vasaloppers have halved the risk of suffering from depression, according to new research. But the women in the top tier are worse off than the amateur racers. – There is an expectation that women should not only make good races, but also be good looking, slim, kind and perfect, says Britta Johansson Norgren, who won the Vasaloppet this year. [19659003] …

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Social media and poor sleep are linked – News

Erika Nekham / TT 06:53 | 2019-11-10 Keep in touch with friends, shop, read news, watch pictures. These are examples of activities that we increasingly carry out via different screens, which are almost always present in many people's lives. No wonder then that you might want to find out more about how it affects us. Some British researchers wanted to …

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Common pain tablets on prescription after alarm – Pages

Diclofenac is a substance that is anti-inflammatory, relieves pain and relieves fever. Voltaren, Ignorin and Eeze are examples of drugs containing the substance. Today these can be purchased without a prescription, but the Swedish Medicines Agency notes that there is a risk of cardiovascular side effects, even at low doses and short treatment times. For several years, there has been …

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New tool studies the body's energy factories |

Mitochondria are the cell's energy producers. They are needed to convert the energy of the food we eat into a functioning "energy currency" for the cells. The regulation of mitochondrial function is crucial for human health. There are a large number of known hereditary mitochondrial diseases that often cause severe impairment of the brain, heart, skeletal muscle and other organs. …

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Fiorentina won against Milan away – News

Sörmlands Media's text robot 22:41 | 2019-09-29 At halftime, the team led by 1-0, a lead extended in the second half. The final score was 3-1. Goalkeepers for Fiorentina were Gaetano Castrovilli, Erick Pulgar and Franck Ribery and for Milan it was Rafael Leao who found the right one. Milan are in 12th place in the table after the match, …

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Stem cells multiply with experimental therapy – Cancer

– It is an elegant study that can lead to a boost to using umbilical cord blood in stem cell transplants. Now it seems possible to address the biggest problem with the concept that has been the limited amount of stem cells, says Michael Uhlin, associate professor and director of clinical immunology and transfusion medicine at Karolinska University Hospital. When …

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