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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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Twenty years of research have established the connection between adverse childhood experiences and long-term health. Now researchers are looking for ways to measure the biology behind the correlation and try to reverse it.
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Increasing evidence suggests that chronic inflammation takes a toll on the brain over the course of a lifetime.
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A mutation in the RORB gene leads to low levels of a spinal cord protein and impedes hopping.
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Emerging research suggests that even mild hits to the head may damage the tiny lymphatic vessels that clear toxic chemicals and cellular debris from the brain.
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Changes to cell metabolism can drive the appetite of the entire organism.
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What goes on in our bodies that makes muscles tight, and how does this tightness lead to headaches?
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Many women experience hot flashes during menopause, but researchers are still working to uncover why they happen and how to treat them.
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Microglia patrol the brain, searching for signs of injury or infection and clearing away dead or damaged tissue.
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The millions of microorganisms residing in the gut form our “second brain.”
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The gut’s pacemaker cells keep food moving along.
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