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Mimicking Sleep Deprivation May Reveal Target For New Depression Therapy

Fibro Daily January 25, 2013

A new study shows that astrocytes—star-shaped brain cells—could be the source of mood improvement in depressed patients after sleep deprivation.

This finding could lead to the development of effective and fast drugs that treat depression, especially in psychiatric emergencies.

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Neuroscientists Mimic Sleep Deprivation, Reveal Target For New Depression Therapy

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