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‘Feel good’ brain messenger can be willfully controlled, new study reveals

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: UC San Diego researchers and their colleagues have discovered that spontaneous impulses of dopamine, the neurological messenger…

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Mechanisms to separately regulate synaptic vesicle release and recycling

Fitness & Health: Chemical synapses transmit information within the nervous system. When a presynaptic cell is electrically excited, synaptic vesicles…

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First 3D simulation of rat’s complete whisker system acts as a tactile ‘camera’

Fitness & Health: Northwestern University engineers have developed the first full, three-dimensional (3D), dynamic simulation of a rat’s complete whisker…

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New theory suggests blood immune and clotting components could contribute to psychosis

Fitness & Health: A scientific review has found evidence that a disruption in blood clotting and the first line immune…

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UCPH researchers prove powerhouse malfunction as the major cause of Parkinson’s Disease

Fitness & Health: 12,000 people in Denmark and 7 to 10 million people worldwide suffer from Parkinson’s Disease (PD). It…

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An astounding find reveals a rare cause of epilepsy

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Nerve cells, also called neurons, project to one another to establish a connection and form a neural…

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Doctors warn against off-label use of new Alzheimer’s drug for cerebral amyloid angiopathy

Fitness & Health: BOSTON – A novel therapy recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for patients with…

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Novel technique decodes mechanisms controlling executive functions of the primate brain

Fitness & Health: The human brain is a wonderfully enigmatic organ, helping to juggle multiple tasks efficiently to help us…

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New solution for sleep apnoea

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Flinders University sleep expert Professor Danny Eckert view more  Credit: The Hospital Research Foundation, South Australia In…

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Cancer neuroscientists identify a key culprit behind pediatric brain cancer’s spread

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: The image depicts neurons (green) in co-culture with medulloblastoma cells (red). Phenotypically, two contrasting cell types –…

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