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Is depression in parents, grandparents linked to grandchildren's depression?

Reblogged from: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160810113654.htm

Date:August 10, 2016

Source:The JAMA Network Journals

Summary:Having both parents and grandparents with major depressive disorder (MDD) was associated with higher risk of MDD for grandchildren, which could help identify those who may benefit from early intervention, according to a study. 11 more words


Depression is a brain disease

In a genome-wide study, Perlis and colleagues found 17 genetic variations linked to depression at 15 genome locations. In addition to hinting at a link between depression and brain gene expression during development, there was also evidence of overlap between the genetic basis of depression and other mental illnesses. 1,091 more words


Edward Steichen/MOMA

Sometimes, live plants make it into the Museum of Modern Art in New York City –not as props or decor but as Art deemed worthy of the classic art exhibit. 36 more words


Still playing the waiting game_update

Currently still playing the waiting game for the results from my genetic testing with PTEN gene malformation/Cowden syndrome. I called on Friday to see if they got my results in because it has already been 2-3 weeks. 173 more words


Self copying/copyright

What do seedless watermelons and plantimals like the transgenic petunia+Eduardo or  Edunia have in common? They are amongst the thought objects of scientists/artists inquiring into genetic manipulation. 42 more words