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Every year, thousands of young native English-speakers fly to Asia in search of an adventure, financed by working as English teachers. They come from Australia, New Zealand, the U.S., Britain, Canada and elsewhere. But it can be risky leaping into
Their study was recently published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . Their findings reveal that breast cancer cells gain entry into the patient's brain by disguising themselves as neurons, thereby avoiding detection.
Last week I spoke about the brain/bowel connection, and how both organs control appetite or lead to weight gain and obesity through certain hormones and neurotransmitters. I also discussed how balanced nutritious eating can correct the imbalances
Polychlorinated biphenyl compounds (PCBs) were banned in the US about three decades ago, but the negative effects of these chemical compounds continue to show up in seniors. Maryse Bouchard, a researcher from the University of Montreal and CHU Sainte-
In fact, a little booze has been experimentally (and anecdotally) demonstrated to help us fall asleep faster and increase slow-wave, or deep, sleep in the first half of the night. But its effects on other aspects of sleep notably, the second half of
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Striking new evidence indicates that the gut microbiome, the ecological community of microorganisms that share our body, has a huge effect on brain function much larger than we thought. It has long been established that our gut acts as a second
A single fault in a gene involved with the pleasure centre of the brain can lead to alcohol addiction in laboratory mice, a study has found. Scientists believe that similar variations in the same gene in people could significantly increase the risk
First, you drink a glass of his synthetic creation, designed to produce the same happy, fuzzy feeling engendered by a moderate amount of alcohol. Then, once you tire of being drunk, you simply swallow an antidote pill to sober you up instantly.
It sounds like science fiction but these ambitions are well within the grasp of modern neuroscience. Alcohol is both one of the oldest and most dangerous drugs, responsible for about 2.5 million deaths worldwide , which is more than malaria or Aids.