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‘It has had such a transformational effect on my life’ – woman thanks her sister for kidney transplant

A family have shared their story of organ transplants, as six of their family have received kidney transplants throughout the years.  our years ago, Emma O’Connor gave her older sister Louise Cowman the gift of life when she donated her kidney to the mum of twins. Louise said her transplant “was like winning the lotto.” Their… Read More »

How long before antidepressants take effect

Scientists believe the behavioral effects of antidepressants may be due to other changes that occur as a reaction to the changed serotonin levels. The Antidepressants Card Scheme allows you to report effect side effects antidepressants any type of before you’re taking. Toxic Childhood? American Psychiatric Association. Sign Up. If there is little or no improvement,… Read More »

‘Study proves acupuncture has a positive effect on a migraine’

Recent research on acupuncture in migraine would have really helped me back when my life was periodically put on hold by the excruciating headaches. Shabei Xu and colleagues from Huazhong University in Wuhan have applied their Chinese medical art with great effect and benefit to migraine sufferers. Their research is of such high calibre that… Read More »

Traumatic experiences boost the effect of depression-linked genes

By Jessica Hamzelou Many people have genetic variants that are linked to depressionRichardBakerRisk / Alamy Stock Photo Experiencing trauma or having certain genetic variants can both put you at risk of depression. But nature and nurture can also interact: traumatic events appear to amplify the effect of genetic risk factors, according to research involving 73,000… Read More »