Posts Tagged ‘fibroblast growth factor’

Link Between New Brain Cell Survival And Anxiety

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Scientists from the University of Michigan have found that low levels of a particular brain growth factor (fibroblast growth factor 2) inhibit new brain cell survival and cause anxiety.

This provides another link connecting inhibited cell growth and brain plasticity with anxiety, stress and depression.

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