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Depression

08 July 2010

Brain Changes in MS May Spur Depression

Scans showed shrinkage in areas related to mood, memory, researchers say

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For this study, researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles used MRI scans to compare the brains of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and healthy people. The scan results showed that three important sub-regions of the hippocampus were smaller in MS patients.

 

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