Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

October 30, 1999
Women assaulted in military suffer depression, alcohol problems
One in four female outpatients of Veterans Affairs medical facilities may have been sexually assaulted during her tour of duty, according to a national survey.

Researchers offer reasons why women experience depression more than men do
Researchers have known for years that women experience depression more often than men do, but the reason for this gender difference has not been clear.

Alzheimer protein found critical to brain development
Researchers from Mount Sinai Hospital's Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute and the University of Toronto have discovered that some of the proteins responsible for familial Alzheimer's disease are also critical to mammalian development.
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