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    Healthcare professionals experience mental wellness issues during and after pandemics

    Mental health problems such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety and depression are common among healthcare staff during and immediately after pandemics — according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Researchers investigated how treating patients in previous pandemics like SARS and MERS affected the mental health of front-line staff. They found that nearly

    New hereditarily encoded sensor recognizes drugs of abuse

    A genetically encoded sensor to detect hallucinogenic compounds has been developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis. Named psychLight, the sensor could be used in discovering new treatments for mental illness, in neuroscience research and to detect drugs of abuse. The work is published April 28 in the journal Cell. Compounds associated with