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Fluctuating levels of estrogen during a period known as perimenopause can wreak havoc on the mental health of women in midlife.
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The vagus nerve may be the body’s earliest detector of inflammatory infections — and trigger for healing autoimmune conditions.
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Working out buffs up the body — and perhaps the mind, too. New research is revealing how physical activity can reduce and even ward off depression, anxiety and other psychological ailments.
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Physician-scientist Phyllis Zee lays out the implications obstructive sleep apnea can have on sleep-wake cycles and health.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in January 2022.
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When you exercise, your muscles and liver release proteins into your blood that exert powerful influence on your brain.
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And other neuroscience news you might have missed in November 2021.
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Hot flashes create a sudden warm sensation over your body and can range in time and intensity.
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And other neuroscience news in September 2021.
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The two-way communication between the brain and the gut does more than help us digest a meal.
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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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A new study in mice shows chronic stress reprograms gene expression in sperm.
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