Turns Out That Depression Isn’t Strongly Genetic After All. Really? Astonishing!

A powerful piece of medical dogma is the notion that depression has genetic roots.  This is the idea that if…

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Mental Illness, Love and Telomeres

Telomere length predicts lifespan.   Now, a new study has shown an association between childhood trauma, shortened telomere length and mental…

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Mood disorders: Do herpes and inflammation make you cranky?

Confocal microscope image of cerebellar Purkinje cells.  They have been stained with tdTomato, which causes them to appear golden!  Image…

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Was Asperger a bad guy? Did he have Asperger’s?

Startling new evidence shows that Hans Asperger, after whom Asperger’s syndrome is named, was a Nazi sympathiser. He referred mentally…

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