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Internet Addiction Linked to 5-HT2A Receptor Polymorphism: Serotonin HTR2A Gene rs6313 (2024 Study)

In the digital age, Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD) emerges as a complex interplay of technology, psychology, and genetics. This intricate relationship underscores the need for a multidisciplinary approach to understanding and addressing IAD. A recent study analyzed the genetic underpinnings of internet addiction and discovered a strong link with the serotonin 2A receptor gene (HTR2A) …

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Intranasal CRISPR Gene Editing for Anxiety via HTR2A Gene (5-HT2A Receptors) in Mice (2023 Study)

The innovative use of CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology has taken a leap forward in mental health treatment. A new study has demonstrated the successful noninvasive intranasal delivery of this technology to modify neural circuits in the central nervous system, targeting the HTR2A gene associated with anxiety and depression. This breakthrough offers a glimpse into the future …

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