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Neuroscientists identify new drug target to reduce anxiety

March 16, 2022

A team from the University of Bristol’s School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, UK, have discovered a key pathway in the brain which leads to anxious and fearful behaviour such as “freezing.” Anxiety and certain psychological disorders, which affect an estimated 264-million people worldwide, are survival responses elicited by the periaqueductal grey (PAG) region of […]

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