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European Union funding research into developing drugs to treat depression

The European Union is funding a project to develop new drugs to treat depression. They will be studying genetic factors that underlie the condition. Depression can be caused by genetic and environmental factors. Treatment usually involves counseling, therapy and drugs. 120 million people world wide are believed to suffer from depression.

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About: European Union funding research into developing drugs to treat depression

Date: 17 June 2004

Source: Research

URL: http://europa.eu.int/comm/research/headlines/news/article_04_06_17_en.html

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