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Women twice as prone to depression as men

Women are twice as likely to suffer from depression. Researchers believe that stress reduces serotonin levels which is a neurotransmitter involved in mood regulation. The University Of Cincinnati Medical Center is testing a new medication that may be effective against depression in women.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by American City Business Journals

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About: Women twice as prone to depression as men

Date: 17 June 2004

Source: American City Business Journals


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