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Brain circuit differences reflect divisions in social status
Life at opposite ends of primate social hierarchies is linked to specific brain networks, a new Oxford University study has shown.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
A padlocked fridge and even dog food has to be hidden: The...
A padlocked fridge and even dog food has to be hidden: The heartbreaking condition that's left 14-year-old Hannah unable to stop eating and the desperate lengths her mother has to go to control her appetite The Arizona girl was born with a condition called Prader-Willi syndrome, a brain disorder that means Hannah is constantly hungry and never ... (more)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
International Business Times
Years of Overeating Damages the Brain to Give Incorrect Diet Signals
Prolonged obesity and the habit of overeating over a period of time causes structural changes in the brain.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Star Online
A gene for jet lag?
SCIENTISTS at the Salk Institute for Biological Scences have identified a master gene that controls sleep and wake cycles and that could explain why most people have a hard time adjusting their sleep cycles when traveling between time zones.
Creekside Taphouse hosts musical fundraiser for local boy
MUSIC FOR LUCA: Several local musicians will perform on Sunday, Aug. 24, to raise money to help with medical expenses related to 12-year-old Luca Mele's struggle with a brain tumor and accompanying health issues.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Medical News Today
Loss of 'sleep switch' brain cells may explain sleep disruption in the elderly
While scientists are aware that many older people struggle to get a good night's rest, the underlying cause of their insomnia and sleep disruption is largely unknown.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
9 PM: Find out why one teen can't stop eating
Imagine having to lock the pantry and refrigerator doors after each meal because you can't control how much you eat.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
ZAFGEN, INC. - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of...
The following discussion and analysis of our financial condition and results of operations should be read in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements and related notes appearing elsewhere in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and our final prospectus for our initial public offering filed pursuant to Rule 424 under the Securities Act ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
dr_erics updated We have already discussed that garcinia cambogia has ...
We have already discussed that garcinia cambogia has mood regulation effects on our brain.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Testosterone in healthy men increases their brains' response to threat
Ball-and-stick model of the testosterone molecule, C19H28O2, as found in the crystal structure of testosterone monohydrate.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Central Sirt1 regulates body weight and energy expenditure along with ...
Central Sirt1 regulates body weight and energy expenditure along with the POMC-derived peptide I -MSH and the processing enzyme CPE production in diet-induced obese male rats.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Stressed men may benefit from soy-based phosphatidylserine, say researchers
Daily supplementation with 400 mg of phosphatidylserine and 400 mg of phosphatidic acid complex may "normalise" hyper stress responses, say researchers.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
The Star Online
Keep the neurons calm ... and lose weight
Researchers at Yale University School of Medicine say that preventing weight gain could be as simple as calming the activity of a nuclear receptor in a tiny area of the brain.